Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Questions seeking Information ( 'Wh' Questions )


'Wh' questions start with either  'Wh' or 'How' . They demand complete answer unlike  Yes or No . They are also called ' information questions'. These questions help Students inculcate their curiosity to learn and gather required information.
 Word arrangement in 'Wh' question : Wh  word + Helping Verb + Subject +  Main Verb+ ....
              Examples :  1) Where did you buy this book?  2) What are they doing there?
( There are some exceptions in the word order with 'Who' Ex : Who pasted this picture here?  )

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

4 Types of Sentences

Sentences are classified into 4 types based on their mode of function with a specific expression.
They are:
1. Assertive or Declarative or Statement  : A simple fact / Statement
2. Interrogative : Asking a question
3. Imperative : Command  or  Request / Polite questions
4. Exclamatory : Sudden emotional feelings.

           Find the chart below with examples:

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Feelings....

We need to express our feelings with appropriate words , so that we can avoid misunderstandings. Here is a helpful list of words of feelings. Choose a right word to express yourself better.


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Avoid ' very'...

It is very common to use the adverb 'VERY' to qualify an adjective. 
Ex: "You have done a very good job". " I am very eager to learn"
But the modern usage of English discourages the use of   ' very+ adjective', instead suggests a more appropriate adjective as a substitute. Here is a list of  such adjectives to avoid 'very'.