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In today’s class, we will be talking about the identification of nouns in sentences, etc. Enjoy the class!
Identification of nouns in sentences
A noun is a person, place, or thing.
A phrase is a group of words that do not make sense on their own.
A noun phrase includes a noun and other words linked to it. A noun phrase can begin with:
- definite article: the butterfly
- indefinite article: a butterfly
- demonstrative adjectives: that butterfly / this butterfly / those butterflies / these butterflies.
A noun phrase can be expanded with adjectives: a blue butterfly
Simple conversation using the appropriate words -using modal auxiliaries to make sentences in contextual situation to bring out the meaning
Another meaning of must:
There is another meaning of must that suggests not compulsion, but rather what seems reasonable.
- You have worked hard all day, so you must be tired.
- George must be pleased that he has passed his examination.
- If John left here at four o’clock, he must be home by now.
The opposite of this particular must is usually can’t:
- You haven’t done any work today, so you can’t be tired.
- George can’t be very pleased with his low marks.
- John left here only five minutes ago; he can’t be home yet.
- What are the two main meanings of must? Give an example of each.
- Put mustn’t or needn’t in the blank spaces. Choose the one that seems to you the more suitable.
- You ____ do the work this evening; tomorrow will be soon enough.
- I told him that he ____ say those silly things.
- You _____ sit there in your wet clothes; you will catch cold if you do.
- They ____ do all the exercises. Four will be enough.
- We ______ go just yet. Our train doesn’t leave for half an hour.
- Put the following sentences into the past. Make any necessary alterations to ‘time phrases*.
In our next class, we will be talking about Use of Nouns in Making Sentences, etc. We hope you enjoyed the class.
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