Tuesday, December 29, 2015

English exercise - spelling work

A.      Choose the phrase that is closest to the meaning of the words and phrases given in italics.

1.       The summer temperature soars past 105˚C F in North India.
(a)    Runs forward    b) grows over   c) increases to    d) flies high

2.       Indian summer is like a blast furnace.
a)      Space for heating solids   b) cooking area   c) fire cracker   d) exploding bomb

3.       There will be an exodus because of the lack of water.
a)      An end to life   b) mass departure of people  c) a great famine  d) an exciting argument

4.       This one dissolves into shouting……
a)      Suddenly starts   b) melts into liquid   c) disappears quickly   d) grows weaker

5.       We keep shooing them away to find water.
a)      Forcing someone to do something   b) sending someone away  c) providing footwear   d) silencing someone

B.      Spellings (work in pairs) :

Form the right from the jumbled ones given below and write your answers in the space provided.
1.       Ggcloed ……..
2.       Wayalyel ____
3.       Loggeoical ______
4.       Snoistei ______

5.       Onctainers ______

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Adjective exercises

 Fill in the examples I

No.
Names
Types and Examples
1.
Adjectives of Quality
They answer the question: Of what kind?
E g: 
2.
Adjectives of Quantity
They answer the question: How much?
E g:
3.
Adjectives of number
They answer the question: How many?
E g:

a.
Definite
Eg: 
b.
Indefinite
Eg:
c.
Distributive
Eg:
4.
Demonstrative
Adjectives
They answer the question: which?
Eg :
5.
Interrogative
Adjectives
They question, What, which. Who’s to receive information?
Eg:
6.
Possessive
Adjectives
They answer to the question, Whose?
Eg:
7.
Emphasizing
Adjectives
The words own and very are used as Emphasizing Adjectives.
Eg:
8.
Proper Adjectives
They are formed from proper nouns.
Eg:


THINK AND WRITE:
Fill in the blanks in the letter with the right adjectives from the box
Glad        wonderful           breathtaking
Helpful        clear                friendly
Perfect           roomy          curious

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Examples for Interrogative, possessive, emphasizing, proper adjectives

Interrogative Adjectives:

They question, What, Which, Whose to receive information
1.       What time is it?
2.       Which way shall we go?
3.       That car is this?

Possessive Adjectives
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.

Emphasizing Adjectives:
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

Proper Adjectives:

They are formed from proper nouns.
1.       An Indian writer

2.       An American Dollar. 

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

NOTE ON NUMERAL ADJECTIVES:

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.

Demonstrative adjectives:
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

GRAMMAR- ADJECTIVES:

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.

Example:
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?