LANGUAGE ARTS 1

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  1. TWO OR MORE SINGULAR NOUNS CONNECTED BY OR/NOR REQUIRE A ______ VERB.
    • SINGULAR
    • EX: THE HAT OR COAR IS MY FAVORITE ACCESORY.
  2. WHAT IS A COMPOUND SUBJECT?
    TWO OR MORE NOUNS
  3. WHEN A COMPOUND SUBJECT IS CONNECT BY OR/NOR AND ONE IS SINGULAR AND THE ONE IS PLURAL, WHAT IS THE VERB AGREE WITH? SINGULAR OR PLURAL?
    THE VERB AGREES WIT THE CLOSER OF THE TWO. 

    EX: THE BOYS OR HIS SISTERS EAT LUNCH WITH BETTY EVERY SUNDAY.
  4. IS THE WORD "EVERYBODY" SINGULAR OR PLURAL?
    SINGULAR.
  5. IS THE WORD ANYBODY SINGULAR OR PLURAL?
    SINGULAR
  6. T OR F 
    COLLECT NOUNS SUGGEST MULTIPLE PEOPLE BUT ARE CONSIDERED A SINGULAR ENTITY.
    • TRUE. 
    • USE SINGULAR VERBS
  7. NEITHER OF THE BOYS WAS/WERE READY.

    WHICH OF THE UNDERLINED IS CORRECT?
    • WAS. 
    • SINGULAR
  8. LAY/LIE ON THE SOFA MR. SMITH AND RELAX.

    WHICH OF THE UNDERLINED IS CORRECT?
    LIE. 

    LAY REQUIRES A DIRECT OBJECT, SOMETHING PHYSICAL.
  9. THE CHIEF TOOK/BROUGHT THE DINNER TO HIS PREFERRED PATRONS.

    WHICH OF THE UNDERLINED IS CORRECT?
    TOOK. 

    • YOU ASK PEOPLE TO BRING YOU THINGS.
    • YOU TAKE THINGS TO WHERE YOUR GOING.
    • YOU BRING THINGS HERE AND TAKE THINGS THERE.
  10. MEL OWNED A DINER/DINNER?
    DINER.

    • THINK YOU WANT TO EAT MORE, DINNER.
    • YOU WANT TO PAY LESS DINER.
  11. WORDS THAT SOUND THE SAME BUT HAVE DIFFERENT MEANINGS. SOMETIMES SPELLED THE SAME.
    HOMOPHONES

    • EX: 
    • ROSE (FLOWER) 
    • ROSE (PAST TENSE OF RISE)
  12. IF A GROUP OF WORDS THAT CONTAIN A SUBJECT AND A VERB ACTS AS A ADJECTIVE, IT IS CALLED _________ _______?
    ADJECTIVE CLAUSE.

    EX:MY SISTER, WHO IS MUCH OLDER THAN I AM, IS AN ENGINEER.
  13. IF AN ADJECTIVE CLAUSE BECOMES STRIPPED OF ITS SUBJECT AND VERB THE RESULTING MODIFIER BECOMES A _______ ____?
    ADJECTIVE PHRASE

    • EX:
    • HE IS THE MAN WHO IS KEEP MY FAMILY IN THE POORHOUSE.
  14. DEFINE COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE.
    • COMPARTIVE. 2 THINGS 
    • SUPERLATIVE. 3 OR MORE. 
    • NOTE THAT COMPARATIVE UTILIZES "THAN"
    • SUPERLATIVE UTILIZES "THE"
  15. _______ CARRY THE IDEA OF BEING OR ACTION.
    VERB
  16. NAME THE FOUR VERB FORMS.
    • Base form
    • Past form
    • Present participle
    • Past participle
  17. Adverbs are words that modify WHAT?
    • •a verb
    • (He drove slowly. — How did he drive?)

    • •an adjective
    • (He drove a very fast car. — How fast was his car?)

    • •another adverb
    • (She moved quite slowly down the aisle. — How slowly did she move?)
  18. A group of words containing a subject and verb acts as an adverb (modifying the
    verb of a sentence), it is called -----------?
    • Adverb Clause.
    •   
    • When this class is over, we're going to the movies.
  19. ------------------------ frequently have adverbial functions (telling place and time, modifying the verb)
    Prepositional phrases.

    •He went to the movies. 

    •She works on holidays. 

    •They lived in Canada during the war.
  20. She moved slowly and spoke quietly.
    VERB, ADVERB OR ADJECTIVES?
    ADVERBS OF MANNER.

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