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Preposition ASSIGNMETNT # (1)

The parts of speech explain how a word is used in a sentence.

There are eight main parts of speech (also known as word classes): nouns, pronouns,
adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections.

Most parts of speech can be divided into sub-classes. Prepositions can be divided into
prepositions of time, prepositions of place etc. Nouns can be divided into proper nouns, common
nouns, concrete nouns etc.
It is important to know that a word can sometimes be in more than one part of speech. For
example with the word increase.
Increase can be a verb e.g. Prices increased
and increase can also be a noun e.g. there was an increase in the number of followers.

A noun is the name of a person, place, thing or idea.

Examples of nouns: Daniel, London, table, dog, teacher, pen, city, happiness, hope
Example sentences: Steve lives in Sydney. Mary uses pen and paper to write letters.
Learn more about the different types of nouns.

A pronoun is used in place of a noun or noun phrase to avoid repetition.

Examples of pronouns: I, you, we, they, he, she, it, me, us, them, him, her, this, those

Example sentences: Mary is tired. She wants to sleep. I want her to dance with me.

An adjective describes, modifies or gives more information about a noun or pronoun.

Examples: big, happy, green, young, fun, crazy, three

Example sentences: The little girl had a pink hat.

A verb shows an action or state of being. A verb shows what someone or something is doing.
Examples: go, speak, run, eat, play, live, walk, have, like, are, is

Example sentences: I like Woodward English. I study their charts and play their games.

An adverb describes/modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. It tells how, where, when,
how often or to what extent. Many adverbs end in -LY
Examples: slowly, quietly, very, always, never, too, well, tomorrow, here

Example sentences: I am usually busy. Yesterday, I ate my lunch quickly.

A preposition shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word. They can indicate
time, place, or relationship.
Examples: at, on, in, from, with, near, between, about, under

Example sentences: I left my keys on the table for you.

And shows how they are connected.

Examples: and, or, but, because, so, yet, unless, since, if.

Example sentences: I was hot and exhausted but I still finished the marathon.
An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses a strong feeling or emotion. It is a short
exclamation. Examples: Ouch! Wow! Great! Help! Oh! Hey! HI! Example sentences: Wow! I
passed my English test. Great! – Ouch! That hurt

Five ways to move more – without going to the

John likes the blue house at the end of the streJust over two hours of moderate

exercise a week could help stave off a host of medical conditions, but few
of usmanage. Here are a range of ways to get active in your daily life, without
really trying.

Current UK guidelines recommend adults clock up at least 150 minutes of

to brisk exercise (or 75 mins of intense activity) every week, achieved in chunks

of at least 10 minutes. But new US guidelines say even shorter bouts arebeneficial

and, according to a proposal from the UK chief medical officer (CMO), similar

advice is to be rolled out here this year. It means you can cut that

exercise pie any way you like, even just a minute or two at a time. As littleas fiv

e to 10 minutes of high-intensity incidental activity will make a significant dent

"Incidental physical activity that is part of our daily living is by far the most

promising option for turning the physical inactivity epidemic tide,”

" saysProfEmmanuel Stamatakis of the University of Sydney. Even domestic
tasks such as
housework and handwashing the car can count towards to your daily activity.
Butstanding is not enough. "Our bodies need a challenge, even if this

Challenge Isa very brief one," says Stamatas’s

Dr Charlie Foster, from the University of Bristol, and chair of the CMO’s
expertcommittee, says the key is to simply do a little bit more of what you
alreadymanage, such as extending your stroll to the shops or walking up
escalators at atrain station. "I would look at your typical day and weekend:
where are you already doing something in an active way -
- could you do that for longer? Weknow, behaviourally, that makes more sense for
people rather than startingsomething new.

Being sedentary for extended periods of time has been linked to an increased ri
skof a number of health problems, including diabetes and heart disease, as well
asearly death. But a recent study found reducing the risk is n't only about break
ingup bouts of being still -
- it is important to reduce your overall sedentary time .Pacing while on the
phone , going over to your colleagues , rather than emailing ,and scheduling We
st Wing-style walk-and-talks , could all get the ball rolling

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Extreme loneliness or the perfect balance? How to

work from home and stay healthy

“W hen Sean Blanda started working remotely in 2017, the allure of a

“Digitalnomad" lifestyle - working at your laptop on the beach, say - was not los
t on him. The ability to work flexibly, be that at home or wherever else life
maytakeyou, is the dream for every disgruntled employee who has to fit
in school pickups, dentist appointments and long commutes around office
hours. After two years of working from home, Bland, an editorial director for a
tech company based in Philadelphia, knows only too well the many pitfalls of
this way of life, with the greatest being isolation.
"You’ll need a lot of quiet selfconfidence," he recentlywrote on Twitter. "The m
ain way most of us are connected toour local,
geographical communities is through work," Bland says. "When you remove that-
when you’re not commuting, you do not bump shoulders, you do n't meetthe gu
y who happens to have a cousin on your block and now you’re friends -
you have to work harder to feel connected." More and more peopleare working
where they live and living where they work, attracted by the promise of
greater flexibility. In the UK there are 4.8 million freelancers, mostly home-
based workers, making up a significant 15 % of the workforce, and companies
are increasingly allowing employees to work remotely

There are problems with blurring the line between work and home, as
Londonbased academic Frances Holliss, who teaches at the Sir John Cass School
Architecture and Design, found during her systematic analysis of "The work-
home "for her doctoral thesis. After interviewing everyone from a professional
juggler toa building surveyor who worked out of a garden shed, Holliss foundso
me commondisadvantages and negative impacts: mental health suffered, isolati
onwas rife, and it was hard to haveselfdiscipline. Working alone May
meangreaterflexibility and fewer interruptions, but it is in those small interacti
ons withcolleagues - where people become multifaceted, as opposed to the flat
tened, disembodied personas of online avatars - that connections are made. The
entireworkforce at InVision, the tech company that Blanda works for, operates
remotely, so he makes sure to start online meetings by asking his colleagues
about theirweekend plans or their families. When you ` hardly ever in the same
room, it’s the only way to really get to know eachother - and to build trust .The
loneliness that comes with the territory is one of the reasons that freelanceedi
tor Louise Goss, based in Northamptonshire, recentlylaunched the Homeworke
r, a new magazine catering for those in what she calls "a hidden economy" – all
people plugging away in their domiciles. Notknowing when to say no to work- or
how to switch off for the day - .- Figuring out how to balance life and work in
the same space is difficult foreveryone , although research published last mont
hby the Hans Böckler Foundation inGermany suggests women have it harder . T
he home-based fathers the studypolledjust got
extra work done - but scarcely more time
with thekids. Obelisk is alegal agency of sorts, connecting a pool of home-
based lawyers - who decideexactly how much work they want to take on – with
any company needing ad-hoclegal support.
"It’s about staying confident," says Denis-Smith,
"And notletting it feel like you’re failing in any way.”AdvertisementSelf-
confidence is keyto successful home-based working of any stripe, as is knowing
how to communicate clearly, learning to work consistently and, crucially
recognizing when you need Togo for a walk, work out or otherwise just take a
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