By Ann Raimes
This publication makes use of readings from newspapers, works of non-fiction, and faculty textbooks to demonstrate using goal constructions. The Student's publication presents transparent displays of the fundamental ideas of 27 vital parts of English grammar, via a wide selection of workouts and initiatives for writing and modifying. It engages scholars with subject matters that diversity from man made intelligence and computing device pcs to the surroundings and economics. this crucial grammar textual content presents a real-world context that enables scholars to work out how the English language relatively “works.”
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The man kissed the woman enthusiasticallv. Prepositionalphrase The man kissed the woman at her instigation. ) The man kissedthe woman, hoping she would respond. ) The man kissed the woman to show that he loved her. ) The man kissed the woman because he felt romantic. *EXERCISE 6 We can add information in many of the available spaces in a sentence: On a busy street in Paris, the man, inspired by the beautiful spring weather, kissed the woman who had just sat down opposite him, even though he was worried about her reaction.
She is telling the truth. (WhY) 27 . QUESTIONS AND NEGATI\'ES 3 . Doctors should follow a code of ethics. (Which code) 4. Dr. Jones has concealedthe truth. (Who) 5 . Dr. Smith has concealedthe truth, too. (Why) 6 . The doctors tried to be honest. Preparefive questionsthat you would ask to find out if a patient is leading a healthy life. vary the auxiliary verbs you use. Then ask another student your questions. EXAMPLES Do you smoke? How many operations have you had? EXERCISE 3 (oral) Make questionsfrom the following statements,so that the words in italics would be an appropriate answer to the question.
Which code) 4. Dr. Jones has concealedthe truth. (Who) 5 . Dr. Smith has concealedthe truth, too. (Why) 6 . The doctors tried to be honest. Preparefive questionsthat you would ask to find out if a patient is leading a healthy life. vary the auxiliary verbs you use. Then ask another student your questions. EXAMPLES Do you smoke? How many operations have you had? EXERCISE 3 (oral) Make questionsfrom the following statements,so that the words in italics would be an appropriate answer to the question.