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Topic: English questions
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:23:46 PM

How should you correct the student’s tense error in the following sentence?

After he ate lunch, John will go to the laundromat.

a.
Change it all to simple future tense: After he will eat lunch, John will go to the laundromat.

b.
Ask the student what tense was intended. It is impossible to tell from the information given.

c.
Change the first clause to simple present tense and keep the second clause in simple future tense: After he eats lunch, John will go to the laundromat.

d.
Change it all to simple past tense: After he ate lunch, John went to the laundromat.
Topic: English questions
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:21:28 PM

What parts make up a phrasal verb?

a.
A verb and a participle

b.
A gerund and an adverb

c.
Two verbs and a conjunction

d.
A verb and a particle


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Topic: English questions
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:20:00 PM

What is the problem with dangling participles?

a.
They can cause confusion as to what the participle is modifying.

b.
They lead to sentence fragments.

c.
Sentences with dangling participles do not have subjects.

d.
Dangling participles are impolite.


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Topic: English questions
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:18:50 PM

If the object of a two-word separable transitive phrasal verb is a pronoun, where must the object go?

a.
Between the verb and the subject

b.
Before the phrasal verb

c.
Inside the phrasal verb

d.
Transitive phrasal verbs do not take objects


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Topic: English questions
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:16:14 PM
How would you describe the difference between gerunds and verbs in a continuous tense to an inquisitive student?

a.
Gerunds can take a plural form while continuous verbs cannot.

b.
Gerunds look like continuous verbs, but they function as nouns.

c.
“Gerund” is the grammatical term for a verb that ends in -ing.

d.
Gerunds form the subject of a sentence while continuous verbs form the predicate.


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Topic: English questions
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:11:45 PM
You overhear the following from one of your students: “You hadn’t better be late for your exam tomorrow!” How would you correct this student, knowing that they were attempting to give a warning?

a.
Explain that "had better" is not used in the negative form.

b.
Advise that "shouldn't" would be a better choice.

c.
Remind them that the negative word "not" comes after "had better" and is not contracted.

d.
There is no need to correct this student.

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Topic: English questions
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:09:20 PM
1. In the sentence, “We’re pleased that you enjoyed John’s cooking,” pleased is…

a.
an adverb.

b.
an adjective.

c.
a verb.

d.
a preposition.


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