Friday, April 26, 2019

Practice Exercises 2

Practice Exercises after Articles

Q1. Choose the correct definite or indefinite article: "the", "a", "an" or "x" (zero article).
  1. I bought _________pair of shoes.
  2. I saw _________movie last night.
  3. They are staying at _________hotel.
  4. Look at _________woman over there! She is a famous actress.
  5. I do not like _________basketball.
  6. That is _________girl I told you about.
  7. _________night is quiet. Let's take a walk!
  8. _________price of gas keeps rising.
  9. Karma traveled to _________Mongar.
  10. Tashi is _________Sharchop.
  11. I read _________amazing story yesterday.
  12. My brother doesn't eat _________chicken.
  13. _________love is such _________beautiful thing.
  14. I live in _________apartment. _________apartment is new.
  15. I would like _________piece of cake.
  16. I was in _________Japanese restaurant. The _________restaurant served good food.
  17. Sonam can play _________guitar.
Q2. Write ‘a, an, the or x for zero/no article in the space provided and check your answers from the answer key given below.
  1. We have _________beautiful garden. _________garden is full of roses.
  2. Is football _________popular sport in _________world? Yes, it is.
  3. I'd like _________glass of orange juice please.
  4. Can you give me _________envelope, please? Certainly. Oh! Where’s _________envelope?
  5. Is there _________post office near here?
  6. They’re at _________cinema.
  7. My brother is in_________classroom.
  8. Would you like _________hamburger?
  9. Sonam has got _________cat. What is_________cat’s name?
  10. _________school is very cold. Hasn’t it got_________ central heating system? It has, but_________central heating is broken down.
Answer key:
  1. We have a beautiful garden. The garden is full of roses.
  2. Is football a popular sport in the world? Yes, it is.
  3. I'd like a glass of orange juice please.
  4. Can you give me an envelope, please? Certainly. Oh! Where’s the envelope?
  5. Is there a post office near here?
  6. They’re at the cinema.
  7. My brother is in the classroom.
  8. Would you like a hamburger?
  9. Sonam has got a cat. What is the cat’s name?
  10. The school is very cold. Hasn’t it got a central heating system? It has, but the central heating is broken down.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Articles


Articles are actually adjectives because they describe the nouns that they precede. In English, there are only three articles: the, a, and an. However, the three are not interchangeable; rather, they are used in specific instances.

‘a’, ‘an, and ‘the’ are called articles.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Practice Exercises 1: Answer Key

Answer Key to Practice Exercises 1
Q1.
  1. moves
  2. saw
  3. were playing
  4. have been studying
  5. will have arrived
  6. am doing
  7. favours
  8. had written
  9. will be meeting
  10. will visit
Q2.
  1. I have been living in Thimphu since 1930.
  2. She had died before her husband came.
  3. I wrote a letter to her last Monday.
  4. I have been reading Harry Potter for the last six days.
  5. The new hotel opened last Saturday.
  6. He went to Samtse last week.
  7. The train had left the station before I reached there.
  8. I wish my men came quickly and found us.
  9. At the moment the baby is sleeping in the cradle.
  10. He has gone out for ten minutes.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Practice Exercises 1

Practice Exercises after (1) The Eight Parts of Speech, (2) Gerunds and Infinitives, (3) Tenses notes.


Q1. Choose the correct form of VERB from the bracket:
  1. The earth __________ around the sun. (move, moves, moved)
  2. My friends __________ the film yesterday. (see, saw, have seen)
  3. It started to rain while we __________ tennis. (are playing, had played, were playing)
  4. I __________ English for the past five years. (have been studying, study, am studying)
  5. The train __________ before we reach the station. (arrives, will have arrived, had arrived)
  6. Don't disturb me. I __________ my work. (do, did, am doing)
  7. Fortune __________ the brave. (is favouring, will favour, favours)
  8. I __________ the letter before you arrived. (had written, wrote, will write)
  9. He __________ us next week. (will have met, will have been meeting, will be meeting)
  10. Perhaps we __________ New Delhi next month. (visit, will visit, visited)

Q2. Correct the following sentences:

  1. I lived in Thimphu since 1930.
  2. She died before her husband came.
  3. I have written a letter to her last Monday.
  4. I am reading Harry Potter for the last six days.
  5. The new hotel has been opened last Saturday.
  6. He had gone to Samtse last week.
  7. The train leave the station before I reached there.
  8. I wish my men had been coming quickly and find us.
  9. At the moment the baby sleep in the cradle.
  10. He goes out for ten minutes.


[Answer will be given next week]

Monday, March 25, 2019

Tenses


It is a term used in grammar to indicate the time of the action or event.

In any language, tense is divided into three classes namely:
1)      Present Tense
2)      Past Tense
3)      Future Tense

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