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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GITANJALI by Rabindranath Tagore [1913]

The Gitanjali or `song offerings' by Rabindranath Tagore (1861--1941), Nobel prize for literature 1913, with an introduction by William B. Yeats (1865--1939), Nobel prize for literature 1923. First published in 1913. This work is in the public domain in India because it originates from India and its term of copyright has expired. According to The …

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Counting of words in the IELTS

1. All words are counted. Even small words like articles (a, an, the) and prepositions (on, in, at, etc.) are counted. 2. Hyphenated words are counted as one word. For example, word-of-mouth, self-esteem, runner-up, up-to-date, etc. 3. Compound nouns written as one word are counted as one word. For example, toothpaste, bedroom, haircut, boyfriend, policeman, …

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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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