The Prepositional Phrase Printer Fabulous! Recognize a prepositional phrase when you see one. At the minimum, a prepositional phrase will begin with a preposition and end with a noun, pronoun, gerund, or clause, the "object" of the preposition. The object of the preposition will often have one or more modifiers to describe it. These are the patterns for a prepositional phrase: Preposition + Noun, Pronoun, Gerund, or Clause Preposition + Modifier(s) + Noun, Pronoun, Gerund, or Clause Here are some examples of the most basic prepositional phrase: At home At = preposition; home = noun. Most prepositional phrases are longer, like these: From my grandmother From = preposition; my = modifier; grandmother = noun. Understand what prepositional phrases do in a sentence. A prepositional phrase will function as an adjective or adverb. The book on the bathroom floor is swollen from shower steam. As an adverb, a prepositional phrase will answer questions such as How? Freddy is stiff from yesterday's long football practice.
Irregular verbs straightforward - Games to learn English | Games to learn English I have already tried teaching irregular verbs in many ways. I have tried irregular verbs associative method, irregular verbs listening drill, irregular verbs in context and many others. However, the results were not very good. Only about half of the students know the verbs. That is why in my next four posts I would like to present 100 irregular verbs straightforward. I will provide the pronunciation of all the verbs and several simple activities for students to practice the verbs. First, watch the video and repeat the words. The second half of the verbs is presented in the following video: Irregular verbs – worksheets The first worksheet contains all the verbs in a table. Irregular verbs 01_all Then there are two worksheets containing activities to practice the irregular verbs from the two videos. Irregular verbs_worksheetIrregular verbs_worksheet_key The activities for the second video are over here:Irregular verbs 2 _worksheetIrregular verbs 2_worksheet_key Irregular verbs – quizzes
Preposition Rule There is one very simple rule about prepositions. And, unlike most rules, this rule has no exceptions. Rule A preposition is followed by a "noun". It is never followed by a verb. By "noun" we include: noun (dog, money, love)proper noun (name) (Bangkok, Mary)pronoun (you, him, us)noun group (my first job)gerund (swimming) A preposition cannot be followed by a verb. Quick Quiz: In the following sentences, why is "to" followed by a verb? I would like to go now.She used to smoke. Here are some examples: Answer to Quick Quiz: In these sentences, "to" is not a preposition. For a full list of 150 prepositions, including one-word and complex prepositions, with 370 example sentences, download the free EnglishClub e-book English Prepositions Listed.
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Comparative Adjectives English Lesson | Kaplan English Blog In English, adjectives are used to describe things. We use comparative adjectives to compare and contrast things that we want to describe. There is a system for creating comparative adjectives. Using this system will help you write and speak more clearly, and will make you a better English speaker! One Syllable Comparative Adjectives Add ‘-er’ to end of an adjectiveExamples: tall/taller; smart/smarter If the word ends in ‘e’, just add an ‘r’ Examples: late/later; large/larger If the word is one-syllable, ends in a single consonant and has a single vowel before it, double the last consonant and add ‘er’Examples: big/bigger; hot/hotter; thin/thinner; Two, Three or More Syllable Comparative Adjectives For most two-syllable adjectives, add “more” before the adjective to form the comparative.Examples: careful/more careful; prepared/more prepared; If the word ends in ‘y’, remove it and add ‘ier’Examples: angry/angrier; shiny/shinier Exceptions Of course, with any rule in English, there are exceptions.
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Forming Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Skip to main content Forming Comparative and Superlative Adjectives You are here Home / Grammar / Adjectives and Adverbs / Forming Comparative and Superlative Adjectives One-syllable adjectives. Form the comparative and superlative forms of a one-syllable adjective by adding –er for the comparative form and –est for the superlative. Mary is taller than Max.Mary is the tallest of all the students.Max is older than John.Of the three students, Max is the oldest. If the one-syllable adjective ends with an e, just add –r for the comparative form and –st for the superlative form. Mary's car is larger than Max's car.Mary's house is the largest of all the houses on the block.Max is wiser than his brother.Max is the wisest person I know. If the one-syllable adjective ends with a single consonant with a vowel before it, double the consonant and add –er for the comparative form; and double the consonant and add –est for the superlative form. Two-syllable adjectives. Adjectives with three or more syllables.
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