Category: Grammar

Transformation of a Simple Sentence into a Compound Sentence

A Simple Sentence has only one subject and one predicate. A compound sentence must have two or more co-ordinate clauses, each with its own subject and predicate. Examples are given below. Climbing up the tree, he plucked some mangoes. (Simple...

Adjectives Of Quantity

Adjective of quantity answer the question how much?. Examples are: some, any, little, much, enough, sufficient, insufficient, all, whole, great etc. Examples are: We need to buy some coffee. I have little faith in the system. She didn’t each much breakfast. We haven’t got enough time....

Transformation Of Sentences

The transformation of a sentence is all about changing its form without altering its meaning. We can, for example, transform an exclamatory sentence into an assertive sentence or vice-versa. We can also transform simple...

Would | Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Would is a modal auxiliary verb. There is no -s in the third person singular. Would is followed by an infinitive without to. He said he would try his best to help me. I would like to know what my duty is....

Order Of Words In A Sentence

To make meaningful sentences we need to arrange words in a particular order. The usual order of words in an English sentence is as follows: Subject In an affirmative sentence, the subject usually comes before the...

Will | Modal Auxiliary Verb

Will is a modal auxiliary verb. It is followed by an infinitive without to. There is no –s in the third person singular. She will come. (NOT She wills come.) I will do it. Questions and negatives are...

The Words Who, Which And That

We use who when referring to people. We use which or that when referring to things or animals. The girl came from India. She was welcomed into the school. The girl who came from India was welcomed into the school. The dress...