SENTENCES AND QUESTIONS
S e n t e n c e s a n d q u e s t i o n s
Look at this:
Steven bought an expensive new car on Friday.He drove it carefully to Manchester.
Nouns describe things or people or animals:
butter car woman dog problem
Some nouns (proper nouns) are the namesofpeople,places and things.We beginproper nouns with capital letters (A,B …):
Jane Paris Oxford Street Junea Rolls-Royce the Tower of London
Verbs describe actions or situations:
work play live meet stay see
We use auxiliary verbs (
be, have, do, will,can, may, must,
etc.) before another verb:
We put adjectives (e.g.
We had a
We can also use adjectives after the verbs
be,look, seem, feel
Sometimes we put
today.He bought a
We normally use adverbs to describe verbs:
Most adverbs end in -
clearly slowly badly
We use pronouns (
I, you, he, she,
etc.) toreplace nouns:
David has a new job.
We use prepositions (
in, on, at,
etc.) whenwe are talking about places and times:
in the box
I’ll see you
They went on holiday
Put the underlinedwords in the correct columns in the box.
I had a wonderfulholiday in Spainlast year.She livesin a largeflat in New York.Peter walked quicklytowork.We metthem in Green Street onFriday.Youmustcome and visit me in Scotland.My teacher spoke slowlybut I didn’t understand her.Maryand Jackie arestudying Japanese at college.I havelost my bag.They bought a bigold housein the country.She swimsfast,and shecan ski welltoo.
Oxford Practice Grammar