English word order: Subject-Verb-Object (SVO)

Words form meaningful sentences, only if they are placed in a particular order. Sentences comprise of a Subject and a Predicate (verb, object). Different languages follow different word order to make sentences. Word order English equivalent Proportion of languages Example languages SOV “She him loves.” 45% Sanskrit (and all Indian languages), Ancient Greek, Latin, Japanese, …

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Exercise: SVO word order

Exercise 1: Arrange the words in SVO word order: 1) reads Jenny . newspaper the 2) likes . She movies 3) new Paul . venture a begins 4) gift Rebecca a . buys 5) my I car . drive 6) door Jennifer . the opens 7) English . speaks Victoria 8) my I car . …

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Vocabulary: Make sentences

Make sentences with the following words. If you do not know the meaning of any word, kindly look it up in the Cambridge English Dictionary at this link: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/ aback abaft abandoned abashed abate abbreviate aberrant abhorrent abide abiding abject ablaze able abnormal abnormally aboard aboriginal abort abortive abounding about above abrasive abrupt abscond absent …

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Exercise: Adjectives

Fill in the blanks using the correct adjectives: 1. She has ______ pencils. much many 2. All are horrible, you just have to find the ______ of the worst. good better best 3. I have _____ problems than you. fewer less 4. This is the ______ moment of his career. proud prouder proudest 5. You …

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Adjectives

The word "adjective" comes from Latin "nōmen adjectīvum (literally, additional noun)". Adjectives modify a noun or a noun phrase. It adds more information given by the noun. For example, in the sentence, "That's an idea", the word "idea" is a noun. An adjective can be included to add more information about the noun (idea) by …

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Exercise: Simple Sentences

A simple sentence follows the SVO (Subject-Verb-Object) order. It may have SV only. It has just one independent clause. It has just one subject and one predicate. It starts with a capital letter and ends with a full stop (for a declarative sentence or an imperative sentence). It may also end with an exclamation mark …

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Exercise: Verb

1. Fill in the blanks: 1. I waited for her until she ___. will come came comes 2. He finished his homework as quickly as he ___. may could might can 3. He applied where he ___ find some job. may might can could shall should will would must 4. Since she was not there, …

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