Exercise - Adjective or Adverb
Write down the correct form of the word in
brackets (adjective or adverb).
1.Tom is (slow)
. He works
2.Sue is a (careful)
girl. She climbed up the
3.The dog is (angry)
. It barks
4.He acted (excellent)
. He's a
COLONS, DASHES, HYPHENS, AND PARENTHESES
1. A colon (:) is used at the end of a complete thought to introduce a list, an explanation, or a formal quotation. (Do not use a colon if the list or explanation is connected to the sentence without a complete sto
What is a Preposition? A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. A preposition usually indicates the temporal, spatial or logic
What is a Conjunction? You can use a conjunction to link words, phrases, and clauses, as in the following example: I ate the pizza and the pasta. Call the movers when you are ready. Co-ordinating Conjunctions You use a co-ordinating conjunction ("and," "b
Coordination and Subordination Exercise
Combine or restructure the following sentences by subordinating minor ideas or by coordinating ideas of equal importance. You must decide which ideas are minor because the sentences are given out of context. 1. Mary
Exercise on Comparison of Adverbs Fill in the correct adverb form (comparative or superlative) of the adjectives in brackets. 1. I speak English (fluent) now than last year. 2. She greeted me (polite) of all. 3. She smiled (happy) than before. 4. This gir
Exercise on Comparison of Adjectives
Fill in the correct form of the words in brackets
(comparative or superlative).
1.My house is (big)
2.This flower is (beautiful)
than that one.
3.This is the (interesting)
book I have ever
Exercise The three little pigs
Fill in the correct form of the adjective or adverb.
1. Once upon a time there were three little pigs who wanted to see
the world. When the they left home, their mum gave them some
advice: Whatever you do, do it the (good)
Quotation Marks and Italics Exercise
In the following sentences put in quotation marks wherever they are needed, and underline words where italics are needed.
1. Mary is trying hard in school this semester, her father said.
2. No, the taxi driver said cur