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Language Structure: How To Make Requests

How to Make Requests Language Structure: Requests 1. Making Requests Very often we use language to request something from other people - for example, when we want to borrow something. The table below shows some common ways of making requests. Situation Request Common responses Very informal, common within classmates Can I borrow your pen? Sure. [...]

Grammar Clinic: Determiners {Quantifiers and Pre-determiners}

Grammar: Determiners Determiners are words which come at the beginning of the noun phrase. They tell us whether the noun phrase is specific or general. Determiners are a group of words which include articles (a, the), demonstratives (this, those), possessive adjectives (my, their), numbers (one, two), and other words (any, both) that come before a [...]

Grammar Clinic: Adverbial Clauses

Grammar: Adverbial Clauses A clause is a group of words containing a subject and predicate or a finite verb. (A finite verb is a form of a verb that shows the tense, number and person.) A clause can be a simple sentence or part of a sentence. Different elements – subject, verb, indirect object, direct [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English – SS3}: Intonation and Modal Verbs

English Language SS3 Second Term Week 7 Contents: Spoken English: Revision on Intonation Grammatical structure: Modal verbs  Examination Hints: Comprehension Spoken English: Revision on Intonation There are many different intonation patterns, but the key element in each one is a certain type of tone or change in pitch - falling (↓), rising (↑) or falling-rising [...]

English Language: Synonyms And Antonyms

Synonyms and Antonyms What Are Synonyms? (with Examples) A synonym is a word or phrase that can be substituted for another word or phrase in a particular context. A synonym is a word that means the same thing as another word. If you replace a word in a sentence with its synonym, the meaning of [...]