ï»¿Unit 2 The Study of English
Module 1 Grammar
Use an example of each of the following in a sentence and underline it.
1. an adjective
He writes meaningless letters.
2. an adverb
Always learn your lessons before doing your exercises.
3. a countable noun
I have four dogs.
4. an uncountable or mass noun
You must have experience to apply for the job.
5. a conjunction
We were tired yet exhilarated by the end of our first day camping.
6. a preposition of time
Letâ€™s meet at 7pm for dinner.
7. a preposition of movement
The train went through the tunnel.
8. a question tag
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5. present perfect
a) I think I have met him once.
b) Iâ€™ve been watching basketball every week.
6. present perfect continuous (progressive)
a) They have been talking for the last hour.
b) She has been watching too much television lately.
7. past perfect
a) I had never seen such a beautiful beach before I went to Jamaica.
b) I did not have any money because I had lost my wallet.
8. past perfect continuous (progressive)
a) She had been working at that company for three years when it went out of business.
b) Jason was tired because he had been jogging.
9. future tense (be careful!)
a) You will help him later.
b) I will not do your homework for you.
10. 'going to' form (as a future)
a) You are going to meet Tony tonight.
b) They are going to drive all the way to Kingston.
11. present simple used as a future form
a) Students will take exams at the end of semester.
b) Her flight arrives at 9 am tomorrow.
12. present continuous/progressive used as a future form
a) He will be moving to a new home next week.
b) I will be studying at the library tonight, so I will not see Jenny when she arrives.
13. future perfect
a) By next September, I will have received my degree.
b) You will have perfected your English by the time you come back from England.
14. first conditional (probable condition)
a) If I study today, Iâ€™ll go to the concert tonight.
b) Sheâ€™ll miss the bus if she doesnâ€™t leave soon.