Tuesday, December 1, 2015
They question, What, Which, Whose to receive information
1. What time is it?
2. Which way shall we go?
3. That car is this?
They answer to the questions, whose?
Their relatives came here.
1. His mother loves me as own son.
2. Our house is in the corner of the street.
3. Your aim must be high.
The words own and very and used as Emphasizing Adjectives
1. I saw the incident with my own eyes.
2. Man is his own master.
3. This is the very thing I want
They are formed from proper nouns.
1. An Indian writer
2. An American Dollar.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Numeral Adjectives are of 3 kinds- Definite, Indefinite and Distributive
a. Definite Numeral Adjectives:
They denote an exact number.
1. The hand has five fingers.
2. We have two eyes to see.
3. She ate three bananas.
4. Sunday is the first day of the week.
5. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian- born woman to go to space.
6. Manmohan Singh is the fourteenth Prime Minister of India.
b. Indefinite Numeral Adjectives:
They do not denote an exact number.
1. I have many pencils.
2. He is a man of few words. [He doesn’t talk much].
3. He needs no introduction. [Everyone knows him.]
Examples: all, no, many, few, some, any, several
a. Distributive Numeral Adjectives:
They refer to each one of a number.
1. Every man has his duties.
2. Each boy must take his turn.
3. Either cycle will do.
They answer the question: Which?
1. That boy is industrious.
2. This school is famous
3. I hate such things.
Those mangoes are sweet
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Look AT Part – A and Part – B
Part – a part - B
Ramya is a girl. Ramya is a cheerful girl.
The jasmine is a flower. The Jasmine is a fragrant flower.
When you add the adjectives ‘cheerful’ and ‘fragrant’ to the nouns ‘girl’ and flower,’ the meaning of the nouns gets qualified and enhanced.
1. A green frog
2. A sad boy
3. A lovely pond
4. An English teacher
LET US DO:
Underline the adjectives in the following sentences:
Kolkata is a large city.
I am well.
Kamala is a smart girl.
Netaji was a courageous leader.
The clever girl was praised by the teacher.
LET US LEARN:
There are many kinds of adjectives
Adjectives of Quality (Descriptive Adjectives).
They answer the question: Of What Kind?
1. The ant is a tiny but wise creature.
2. He is an honest man.
3. The Taj Mahal is a wonderful building.
Adjectives of Quantity:
They answer the question: How much?
1. She ate the whole apple.
2. Babu ate some rice
3. He showed much patience
4. He spent all his money.
Adjectives of Number (Numeral adjectives).
They answer the question: How many?
For example, how many children are present in the class?
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Place upon : require of
To herald : to bring in
The dawn of : the beginning of
Secular : independent of religion
Follow in the footprints of : be directed by
Spell : influence
Instantaneous : in the moment
Surges : rushes forward
Mighty : strong
Verbal : spoken
Bond : the state of being bound, tied up
Kindled : awakened
Patriotism : love of the motherland
Profound : deep and strong
Called on - visited
Insurrection -taking political control with violence
Coined - created
Rousing -full of energy and enthusiasm
Comrades - companions
Patriotism - devotion to the country
Posthumously - after death.
Friday, October 16, 2015
1. Discuss in small groups
· If you want to give away something of your onto the needy, would it be better to ask your elders first?
· Is there someone of your age in the family who is very talkative? Do you find her / him interesting and impressive or otherwise? Share your ideas with others in the group.
· Has Rukku Manni done exactly the same as the children? In your opinion, then, is it right for one party to blame the other?
2. Read the following.
· A group of children in your class are going toliv in a hostel.
· They have been asked to choose a person in the group to share a room with.
· They are asking each other questions to decide who they would like to share a room with.
Ask one another questions about likes? Dislikes? Preferences / hobbies / personal characteristics. Use the following questions and sentence openings.
(1) What do you enjoy doing after school?
(2) What do you like in general?
I like ……
(3) Do you play any game?
I don’t like
(4) Would you mind if I listened to music after dinner?
(5) Will it be all right if i…?
Hit’s fine with me…
(6) Is there anything you dislike, particularly?
Well, I can’t share…
(7) Do you like to attend parties?
(8) Would you say you are…?