By Sidney Greenbaum, Gerald Nelson
English Language and its utilization became tremendous emotive matters in contemporary years.В habitual discussions within the media have highlighted a transforming into call for for a go back to the learn of language after a long time of neglect.
An advent to English Grammar is one of the winning grammars at the linguistics record with the 1st version promoting super well.В The publication is an introductory descriptive survey, meant for college students, lecturers and normal readers which bargains insurance of grammatical subject matters with sections on spelling, punctuation and exercises.
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Tourist hotels report a 40% drop in bookings in the last six months. In Athens, eight hotels have closed their doors for the winter season. The loss of consumer confidence will damage the euro. Everyone expects a drop in spending power. 2 Operator; Do, have, be (cf. 4) Use the contracted form n’t to make each sentence below negative. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Protesters were in the streets. The party was at war with itself. The tide of revolution toppled one European government after another.
The tide of revolution toppled one European government after another. The changes had been foreseen. The party could be humbled soon. It will be forced to share power. The party leader’s aim is constant. He wants to build a stronger party. He proposes to end the party’s guaranteed right to rule. His reforms mean the end of the old guard. The party apparatus has been the chief brake on the restructuring of the country. His critics are right. The party can hold on to power. In their view, it should reimpose order.
What a fuss they made! Did Britain recognize the Argentine at that time? When is St Valentine’s Day? Is the economic strength of Germany symbolized by its huge trade surpluses? What has brought about the Government’s change of heart? Who can tell the difference? Must they make so much noise? How badly has tourism been hit this year? Who have you chosen as your partner? How tight a rein was the Government keeping on public spending? 5 Subject and verb (cf. 5) In each sentence below, underline the subject or subjects and circle the verb or verbs.
An Introduction to English Grammar, Longman Grammar, Syntax and Phonology, by Sidney Greenbaum, Gerald Nelson