Saturday, October 22, 2016

Quiz for Lessons 41-45 - Parts of Speech - Adjectives

Instructions: Choose the correct answer in these sentences.

1. Mr. Smith is (a husband and father, a husband and a father).

2. (An, A) orange is sweeter than (an, a) pear.

3. May I go to the movie with (them, those) boys?

4. I would avoid (this, these) kinds of back operations.

5. (That, those) sorts of plants are poisonous.

6. May I go help (those, these, them)?

7. James wants (a watch and a camera, a watch and camera).

8. (A, An) answer is what I need now.


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Answers:

1. a husband and father

2. an and a

3. those

4. these

5. those

6. them

7. a watch and a camera

8. an

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Lesson 45 - Parts of Speech - Adjectives

This is just a review assignment covering Lessons 41 to 44. See how you do and then go back and review areas that caused trouble.

Instructions: Choose the correct adjectives in these sentences.

1. (Them, Those) skate boards are in the wrong place.

2. (This, These) kind of job is hard work.

3. You need (a pen and a calculator, a pen and calculator).

4. Our society needs (these, that) kinds of rules.

5. The zoo has (a, an) elephant that is huge.


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Answers:

1. Those

2. This

3. a pen and a calculator

4. these

5. an

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Lesson 44 - Parts of Speech - Adjectives

Do not use the pronoun them for the adjectives these or those.

Correct: Give me those papers.

Correct: Give me them.

Incorrect: Give me them papers.

Instructions: Choose the correct word (these, those, them) for the blanks in the following sentences.

1. _____ questions are good ones.

2. I will show ______ the answers.

3. Are _____ clothes on sale?

4. ____ actors and singers at Old Tucson were good.

5. We enjoyed ____ very much.


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Answers:

1. these or those

2. them

3. these or those

4. these or those

5. them

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Lesson 43 - Parts of Speech - Adjectives

Use this or that with kind or sort because both are singular; use these or those with kinds or sorts because both are plural. Examples: this or that kind of stocks, these or those kinds of stocks, this or that sort of people, these or those sorts of people

Instructions: Choose the correct word (this, that, these, those) for each of the blanks in these sentences.

1. _____ sort of computer is much better.

2. Paul bought ____ kind of car.

3. I like ____ sorts of cars better.

4. ____ kinds of problems are hard.

5. What did ____ sorts of shoes cost?


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Answers:

1. this or that

2. this or that

3. these or those

4. these or those

5. these or those

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Lesson 42 - Parts of Speech - Adjectives

When you are using separate nouns, be sure to use the articles (a, an, or the) before each noun. If only one thing or person is meant, do not repeat the article.

Examples: I need a secretary and a bookkeeper. ( two persons)

I need a secretary and bookkeeper. (one person)

She lost the black and white kitten. (one kitten)

She lost the black and the white kitten. (two kittens)

Instructions: Choose the correct form in these sentences.

1. Mrs. Jones is (a wife and a doctor, a wife and doctor).

2. Jane wanted (a girl and a boy, a girl and boy) for the committee.

3. Jack was wearing (a green and red, a green and a red) shirt.

4. Joan wants to be (a rock star or a lawyer, a rock star or lawyer).

5. Jim brought (a bat and ball, a bat and a ball).


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Answers:

1. a wife and doctor

2. a girl and a boy

3. a green and red

4. a rock star or a lawyer

5. a bat and a ball

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Lesson 41 - Parts of Speech - Adjectives

Use the article an before a word beginning with a vowel (a,e,i,o,u) or a vowel sound (words beginning with a silent h as heir, hour).  Words that start with eu or u that are pronounced with a long u or pronounced like "you" use the article a before them.  Examples:  an egg, an hour, an orange, an idea, a house, a mouse, a river, a boy, a ukulele, a eucalyptus tree.

Instructions: Use the correct article before the following words.

1. girl

2. man

3. horse

4. apple

5. honor

6. restaurant

7. industry

8. eye

9. car

10. flower


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Answers:

1. a girl

2. a man

3. a horse

4. an apple

5. an honor

6. a restaurant

7. an industry

8. an eye

9. a car

10. a flower

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