Vignette



An Approach to ICSE English provides a platform to contribute, discuss and comment on the various issues related to the study and practice of English for the students and teachers of ICSE syllabus. Even with its focussed nature, An Approach to ICSE English will be beneficial to everyone involved in the learning the niceties of the English language.

Thursday, 7 November 2013

English I Grammar and Composition Practice

English I Grammar and Composition Practice

Question 1
Write a letter to the Editor of national English daily informing him/her about the traffic congestion in your city, its effects, and give your suggestions to prevent it from getting worse.                                                                                                                                   
Question 2
Rewrite the following sentences correctly according to the instructions given after each. Make other changes necessary without changing the meaning of any sentence.                
1.     Order today and get a free gift.                                                    (Begin: If...)
2.     Who taught you embroidery?                                                      (Begin: By...)
3.     My sister’s attitude annoys me sometimes.                                (Begin: I...)
4.     The match was so important that we could not forget it.                        (Use: too)
5.     I did not speak word.                                                                    (Begin: Not...)
6.     Anurima is one of the best debaters in our class.                                    (Use: good)
7.     Rakesh asked, “In which year you finished your school?”         ( Change the narration)
8.     Do you not regret your action?                                                    (Begin: Surely...)
9.     Closely watching him, I hid in bush.                                           (Use: watched)
10.  The computer maintenance did not require much money.          (Use: expensive)
Question 3
Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.                                                                            
1.     The cadets carried ......the officer’s order.
2.     You can cut the string......this scissors.
3.     You should write ...... pencil.
4.     My friends called ...... me yesterday.
5.     No one could prevail ......the child to write the exam.

Answers given below


Question 2
Rewrite the following sentences correctly according to the instructions given after each. Make other changes necessary without changing the meaning of any sentence.               
1.     If you order today, you will get a free gift.
2.     By whom was you taught embroidery?
3.     I am annoyed by my sister’s attitude sometimes.
4.     The match was too important for us to forget.
5.     Not a word did I speak.
6.     Very few girls in our class are as good a debater as Anurima.
7.     Rakesh asked me in which year I had finished school.
8.     Surely you must be regretting your action.
Surely you regret your action, don’t you?
9.     I watched him closely and then hid in a bush.
10.  The computer maintenance was not expensive.
Question 3
Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.                                                                         
1.     The cadets carried out the officer’s order.
2.     You can cut the string with this scissors.
3.     You should write in pencil.
4.     My friends called on me yesterday.
5.     No one could prevail upon the child to write the exam.


No comments:

Post a Comment