OVERVIEW COURSE NAME- BASICS OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR- | By- PARIDHI GUPTA Follow me on- https://unacademy.com/user/paridhiguptal996.pg
SENTENCES What is a sentence? A sentence is a group of words that are put together to mean something. Example- Rohan cooks. There are four types of sentences (1)Assertive/Declarative Sentence - those which make statements or assertions Example-I have many friends. (2) Interrogative Sentence those which ask questions. Example- Who are you? (3) Imperative Sentence- those which express commands or requests. Example-Close the door (4) Exclamatory Sentences- those which express strong feelings. Example- What a beautiful weather!
Exercise 1. What a dress! 2. Where do you live? 3. Please be seated. 4. She writes with her left hand. 5. What a tragedy! 6. How beautiful she is! 8. Who told you this? 9. She does not eat meat or fish 10. Go at once.
Answers- 1. What a dress! - Exclamatory 2. Where do you live? -Interrogative 3. Please be seated. - Imperative 4. She writes with her left hand. Assertive 5. What a tragedy! Exclamatory 6. How beautiful she is! - Exclamatory 8. Who told you this?- Interrogative 9. She does not eat meat or fish. Assertive 10. Go at once. - Imperative
PARTS OF SPEECH There are 8 parts of speech. 1. Noun 2. Adjective 3. Pronoun 4. Verb 5. Adverb 6. Preposition 7. Conjunction 8. Interjection
NOUN A noun is a word used as the name of a person, place, or thing. Types: 1. Proper Noun- t is a name given to a particular person or place. Example- Shakespeare, India Gate, Ganga,etc. 2. Common Noun- It is a name given to every person or thing ( By common here we mean shared by all) Example- boy, car, table, etc. 3. Collective Noun- It is the name of a collection of person or things taken together and spoken of as one whole. Example- an army- collection of soldiers. a crowd- collection of people. 4. Abstract Noun It denotes the quality, action or state rather than a concrete object. Example hatred, honesty, bravery, etc.
Exercise - 1. Always speak the truth 2. We all love honesty. 3. I have two children. 4. Cleanliness is next to godliness. 5. The Nile is the longest of all rivers 6. A committee of six was appointed to assess the case. 7. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India. 8. He gave me an apple. 9. He is on the jury. 10. The crowd was very big.
Answers 1. truth- abstract noun 2. honesty- abstract noun 3. children - common noun 4. Cleanliness, godliness abstract nour 5. Nile- proper noun, rivers common noun 6. Committee - collective noun, Case- common noun 7. Jawaharlal Nehru, India -proper noun, prime minister common noun 8. apple- common noun 9. jury collective noun 10. crowd- collective noun
A graduate in Comp. Sci(H) . Pursuing MCA. I believe that teaching is one of the noblest profession.