You should also avoid repetition and use different transition words or phrases in the same category if necessary. Placing transitional words:there are three options for placing transitional words:* The beginning of a sentence Most common* The middle of a sentence* The end of a sentence Least CommonExample:Their products come with an insurance pack that covers accidental damage, theft, and breakage for a year.
Transitional Words and Phrases: Using Transitional Expressions #ad - Transitional Expressions -- Addition02. Transitional Expressions -- Emphasis10 Transitional Expressions -- Concession04. Transitional expressions -- timeexercise: 1a and 1bexercise: 2a to 2csample this:transitional expressions -- definitionmeaning of 'transition' -- to go from one point to another"Transitional Expressions" = "Transitional Words" + "Transitional Phrases""Transitional or Transition Words" are also known as "connecting words", parts of sentences, "linking phrases" or "signal phrases""Transitional Expressions" also "Transitions" could be defined as follows:*'Transitional expressions' are words or phrases that provide bridges between sentences, "linking words" or "signal words""Transitional or Transition Phrases" are also known as "connecting phrases", paragraphs and sections.
Transitional expressions' connect and relate sentences and paragraphs. Transitions expressions' signal the relationship between sentences and paragraphs.
How to Start a Sentence: Words to Begin Sentences English Daily Use Book 1Manik Joshi #ad - They mightbe words formed from verbs, ending in -ing, -en, -ed, etc. Use these words in the beginning of a sentence onlywhen they really give strength to your language. Note: it is said that a sentence should not be begun with a conjunction of any kind, yet, but, especially one of the FANBOYS for, and, or, nor, so.
This book covers the following topics: how to start a sentencestart a sentence -- using 'as'start a sentence -- using 'after' and 'before'start a sentence -- using 'by'start a sentence -- using 'for/fromstart a sentence -- using 'if'start a sentence -- using 'of/on/out'start a sentence -- using 'to'start a sentence -- using 'in'start a Sentence -- Using 'WITH'Start a Sentence -- Using 'QUESTION WORDS'Start a Sentence -- Using 'ING' FORM of VERBSStart a Sentence -- Using 'PAST PARTICIPLES'Start a Sentence -- Using '-LY Words'Start a Sentence -- Using 'PRONOUNS'Start a Sentence - MiscellaneousExercises: 1A and 1BExercises: 2A and 2BSample This:There are different ways to start a sentence in English.
How to Start a Sentence: Words to Begin Sentences English Daily Use Book 1 #ad - Particularly in spoken English, starting a sentence with 'And' or 'But' is common. How to start a sentence -- Using 'AS'As a matter of fact no notice was given to anyone. As a policeman myself, I am aware of all the laws. As against last time four days, the fair will last for five days this year. As always, he won the match.
As an interim arrangement, we directed the authorities not to return the land. As fate would have it, he crossed the international border.
Making Comparisons in English: Similarities, Dissimilarities, Degrees English Daily Use Book 10Manik Joshi #ad - Interchange of positive, comparative and superlative degreesexercise - 1exercise - 2sample this:structure 1a -- comparison of actions - ipattern 1:affirmative sentence-ING form of Verb + Verb 'Be' + As + Adjective + As + -ING form of VerbOrIt + Verb 'Be' + As + Adjective + To + Ordinary Verb + As + Ordinary VerbWriting is as easy as thinking.
Jogging is as easy as exercising. Closing is as easy as opening. Designing is as easy as publishing. It is as easy to write as think. It is as easy to jog as exercise. It is as easy to close as open. It is as easy to design as publish. Pattern 2:negative sentence-ing form of verb + verb 'to be' + not + as + adjective + as + -ing form of verborit + verb 'To Be' + Not + As + Adjective + To + Ordinary Verb + As + Ordinary VerbStudying is not as easy as playing.
Making Comparisons in English: Similarities, Dissimilarities, Degrees English Daily Use Book 10 #ad - Swimming is not as easy as running. Singing is not as easy as talking. Reading is not as easy as listening. It is not as easy to study as play. It is not as easy to swim as run. It is not as easy to sing as talk.
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Creating Long Sentences in English: Boost Your Communication Skills English Daily Use Book 8Manik Joshi #ad - This book covers the following topics:patterns for creating long sentences01 -- using '-ing form of verbs' i02 -- using '-ing form of verbs' ii03 -- using '-ing form of verbs' iii04 -- using 'with + -ing form of verbs'05 -- using 'series'06 -- Using 'From - To'07 -- Using 'Connecting Words or Phrases'08 -- Using 'Parenthesis'09 -- Miscellaneous PatternsSample This:01 -- Using '-ING Form of Verbs' IExample 01:The ongoing drought in the state is being described as the country's worst in many decades, causing agricultural distress and forcing villagers to move to urban areas looking for work.
Main verb - described-ing form of verbs - causing, forcingExplanation:The ongoing drought in the state is being described as the country's worst in many decades. Drought is causing agricultural distress. Drought is also forcing villagers to move to urban areas looking for work. Example 02:offering huge relief to ten thousand families belonging to the below poverty line category in the state, minister directed Power Corporation Limited to waive pending domestic power bills for last 10 months.
Creating Long Sentences in English: Boost Your Communication Skills English Daily Use Book 8 #ad - Main verb - directed-ing form of verbs - offering, belongingExplanation:Minister directed Power Corporation Limited to waive pending domestic power bills for last 10 months. Minister offered huge relief to ten thousand families. Families belonged to the below poverty line category in the state. Example 03:a deadly winter storm blanketed a huge swath of the US, grounding flights, turning highways into the ice rinks and knocking out power to tens of thousands preparing for the New Year holiday.
Main verb - blanketed-ing form of verbs - grounding, knocking, turning, preparingExplanation:A deadly winter storm blanketed a huge swath of the US.
Dictionary of Category Words: Vocabulary Building English Word Power Book 12Manik Joshi #ad - Category words -- Smells15B. Jingle -- a sound like small bells ringingExample: Jingling of Coins20 Chink -- light ringing soundExample: Chinking of Glass09. Category words -- Currencies30 Category words -- Nature27B. Flap -- quick noisy movementexamples: Flapping of Wings | Flapping of Newspaper | Flapping of Steam19.
Boom -- loud deep soundExample: Booming of Guns07. Category words -- Ways of Changing06. Clank -- loud sound of metal objects hitting togetherExample: Clanking of Chains11. Category words -- Ways of Laughing and Smiling07. Beat -- sound made by a series of regular blows to somethingExamples: Beating of Drums | Beating of Wings04.
Dictionary of Category Words: Vocabulary Building English Word Power Book 12 #ad - Blow -- to produce a sound by forcing your breath out when your lips are closedExamples: Blowing of Bungles | Blowing of Trumpet | Blowing of Whistle06. Category words -- Ways of Movement05. Knock -- the sound of somebody hitting a door, window, gate, etc. Examples: knocking of a Door | Knocking of a Window.
Category words -- Ways of Thinking03. Category words -- Ways of Writing and Marking10 Blast -- the sound of an explosion | sound made by blowing of musical instrumentsExamples: Blast of a Bomb | Blast of a siren05.
English Modal Auxiliary Verbs: May, Might, Can, Could, Will, Would, Shall, Should, Must, Need English Daily Use Book 20Manik Joshi #ad - It is not common. Always use 'may not'difference between 'May' and 'Might'Note: 'Might' is the past equivalent of 'may' in indirect speech. But it is used in the same way as 'may' to talk about the present or future. May' denotes more possibility/probability'might' denotes less possibility/probabilityIt may rain tomorrow Perhaps a 75% chance - More possibleIt might rain tomorrow Perhaps a 50% chance - Less possible'Might' also denotes 'would perhaps'You might attract President's attention later.
Perhaps you would attract. He might have to go Perhaps he had to go. Might' is frequently used In conditional sentencesIf I pursued studies further, I might learn more. If i had pursued studies further, I might have learned more. Might' has limitations while 'asking permission''Might' is very polite and formal.
English Modal Auxiliary Verbs: May, Might, Can, Could, Will, Would, Shall, Should, Must, Need English Daily Use Book 20 #ad - Always use 'may'Never use 'might not' to refuse permission. Modal auxiliary verb or 'modal verb' or 'modalauxiliary' is a verb that is used with another verb not a modal verbto express ability, intention, permission, obligation, possibility, probability, necessity, etc. English modal auxiliary verbs -may, recommendation, could are used to express-ability, shall, need, importance or purpose | need is used toexpress necessity | usedto is used to express- past habit | oughttois used to express- probability, must, surprise, would, possibility, probability in present and future | can, can, request, dare | different patterns and examples | may andmight are used to express- possibility, obligation, obligation | shall, compulsion, could, probability, condition |will, obligation, compulsion, present habit, suggestion, should are used to express- action infuture, might, should, oughtto, suggestion, would are used to express- action in future, will, usedto, advise |dare is used to express- be brave enough toSample This:Modal Auxiliary Verb -- May and Might'May' and 'Might' are used to show Possibility and Probability'May' and 'Might' are used to ask for Permission'May' is used to give or refuse PermissionSome Important Uses of 'May' and 'Might'To say what the purpose of something isWe eat that we may live.
Her prayer was that the child might live.
Interchange of Active and Passive Voice: Patterns and Examples English Daily Use Book 12Manik Joshi #ad - When you want to make more polite or formal statements. 9. Past perfect Continuous Tense3. First or second Form of Verb2. You can also use passive voice when you want to avoid extra-long subjects. Changing active voice into passive VoiceRule 1:Move the object of the active voice into the position of subject front of the sentence in the passive voice.
And move the subject of the active voice into the position of object in the passive voice. Rule 2:passive voice needs a helping verb to express the action. Have/has/had + Past Participle4. The main verb of the active voice is always changed into past participle third form of verb in different ways. Rule 3:place the active sentence's subject into a phrase beginning with the preposition 'by'.
Interchange of Active and Passive Voice: Patterns and Examples English Daily Use Book 12 #ad - Rule 4:if the object in an active voice sentence is a pronoun me, they, him, us, it, her, you, it changes in passive voice sentence as follows:me -- I; us -- we; you -- you; him -- he; her -- she; them -- they; it - itRule 5:Subject- Verb AgreementMake the first verb agree with the new subject in passive voice.
Rule 6:when there are two objects direct object and indirect object, only one object is interchanged. Main verb + Object + Complement8. The second object remains unchanged. Following tenses Cannot Be Changed Into Passive Voice:1.
Ending Sentences with Prepositions: Useful Tips English Daily Use Book 23Manik Joshi #ad - You can end your sentences with prepositions. As most of the people are averse to the idea of using prepositions at the end of sentences, they even don't use these words as adverbs at the end of sentences. Actually, it is a myth that you shouldn't use preposition at the end of a sentence. The word preposition expresses "position before" so it is improper to place a preposition at the end! This is, however, not a rule.
Sometimes, using preposition at the end of a sentence seems better than using it in the middle or beginning of a sentence. Ending a sentence with a preposition - aboutan ad agency's job is to take a brand to consumers and communicate the proposition well to them, so that they understand what the brand is all about.
Ending Sentences with Prepositions: Useful Tips English Daily Use Book 23 #ad - Could you tell me what he was on about?For last 5 years, he has been part of the corruption in our country that we are angry about. Governor said even clerical staff could easily address some of the complaints that students were approaching him about. He warned her against commenting on things he is not authorized to speak about.
Her success is all everybody in the town is talking about. I decided to leave my career, and concentrate my energies in an area which I was passionate about. I do not know which video you are talking about. Intimate details of his life have been flung about.
Using Tenses in English: Past, Present, Future English Daily Use Book 15Manik Joshi #ad - Affirmative pattern -subject + first form of main verb + other wordsSingular Verb is used with subject 'He and She' + All Singular Subjects. Plural verb is used with subject 'I, We, You and They' + All Plural Subjects. Examples:He/She talks. I/we/you/They talk. We seek opportunity to chart out our own course.
Lean margin of victory or defeat gives an impression of a tough contest. Nowadays, voters value development over other issues. They want civic amenities and employment opportunities. B. Negative pattern -subject + auxiliary verb 'do/does' + not + first form of main verb + other wordsAuxiliary Verb 'Does' is used with subject 'He and She' + All Singular Subjects.
Using Tenses in English: Past, Present, Future English Daily Use Book 15 #ad - Auxiliary verb 'do' is used with subject 'I, We, You and They' + All Plural Subjects. Examples:He/She does not talk. I/we/you/they do not talk. Most buses do not cater to interior parts of the villages. He does not know what to say. This book covers the following topics: what are "tenses"?agreement between subject and verbtwenty-four auxiliary verbsregular and irregular verbspresent tensepresent indefinite tensepresent continuous/progressive tensepresent perfect tensepresent Perfect Continuous/Progressive TensePAST TENSEPast Indefinite TensePast Continuous/Progressive TensePast Perfect TensePast Perfect Continuous/Progressive TenseFUTURE TENSEFuture Indefinite TenseFuture Continuous/Progressive TenseFuture Perfect TenseFuture Perfect Continuous/Progressive TenseUseful NotesExercisesSample This:Tenses could be defined as "any of the form of a verb that may be used to show the time of the action or an event or state expressed by the verb".
Popular English Idioms and Phrases: English Idiomatic Expressions English Daily Use Book 28Manik Joshi #ad - We are poles apart. Most popular idioms and phrases | english idiomatic phrases | English Language Idiomatic Expressions | List of Popular Idioms and PhrasesSample This:English Idioms and Phrases -- AADD001. All of a sudden, there was fire. The celebration started a day in advance. We all were taken aback by bomb attacks.
From all accounts, he was a loving family man. Arms length distance' -- to avoid having a close relationship. The next thing cannot be true, possible, etc. EitherapaRT021. Come apart' -- to shatter022. Storm has torn apart the lives of thousands of people. A saddle tank on the tractor-trailer came apart and caused a diesel spill.
Popular English Idioms and Phrases: English Idiomatic Expressions English Daily Use Book 28 #ad - An accidental fire in your home is not considered an act of God because it could have been prevented. Talks on a deal finally fell apart. In apple pie order' -- well organizedARM026. If you stop her doing anything, she wants to do it all the more. Financial issues are further going to add to their woes. Aback003.