Select the verb that is conjugated into simple present:
Angela ________ carrots for her salad. (cuts)
Which sentence is written in the imperative?
(Listen to your parents.)
Select the verb that is conjugated into present continuous:
Rather than shoes, I _________ sandals. (am wearing)
Identify the verb tense or mood of the bolded word(s):
Don't stop believing! (imperative)
To discuss activities that are currently in progress, which verb tense would you use? (present continuous)
Identify the error in the following sentence: …show more content…
(negative statements are written with use to.)
Which of the following time expressions is not commonly used with the simple past? (In two weeks)
Simple past and Used to * How is the base form of a regular verb in the simple past different when conjugating for affirmative versus negative statements?
In the affirmative, the verb is conjugated by adding an –ed/-d to the base form. In the negative, the verb is left in base form but preceded by did not/didn’t. See grammar tables on page 50. * How many different pronunciations of the –ed suffix are there? What determines the pronunciation?
There are three pronunciations of the –ed; suffix; t/, /d/, /id/. The pronunciation is determined by end sound of the verb. See Pronunciation Notes on page 53. * What actions are described when using the simple past?
The simple past is used to describe actions or states that started and were completed in the past. * What changes are made to the verb form used to when speaking in the affirmative versus the negative? What differs about the …show more content…
Which type of noun is used with how much?
How many is used to ask about a quantity of plural count nouns. How much is used to ask about a quantity of noncount nouns. Review the grammar tables and notes on Form on page 266. * When emphasizing amounts, what words can be used to highlight a larger amount? What words can be used to highlight a smaller amount?
So, too and quite a few can be used to emphasize a larger amount. Only a few and only a little can be used to emphasize a smaller amount. Review the Meaning and Use notes on page 272. * Name four (4) types of specific quantity expressions.
Specific quantity expressions include expressions with containers (a can of cola), portions (a slice of pizza), groups (a gaggle of geese), measurements (a cup of sugar), or shapes (a stick of cinnamon). Review Meaning and Use notes on page 277.
Indefinite and Definite Articles
* In front of which type of noun can an indefinite article be used? What is used instead of the indefinite article for other nouns?
The indefinite articles (a and an) can be used with singular count nouns. Instead of using the indefinite article with plural count nouns and noncount nouns, either no article is used, or the word some can be used to serve the same role as an indefinite article. Review the grammar tables and notes on Form on pages 284 and