April 20, 2014

Noun Practice Exercise Answers

Identify the underlined part of speech 1. Would you donate a month's salary to our cause? a. direct object      b. predicate nominative      c. indirect object      d. object of the preposition 2. Kathy buried her money in the yard. a. … [Read more...]

Interactive Noun Quiz #1

Identify the underlined part of speech. … [Read more...]

Conjunctions: The basics

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Most simply, conjunctions connect things. They allow us to make longer more complex sentences. There are four types of conjunctions: A coordinating conjunction connects a word, a phrase or a clause of equal weight. (For, And, Nor, But, Or, … [Read more...]

Interactive Conjunction Quiz #2

Identify the underlined part of speech. ************* Help Keep The Tongue Untied Free Get the entire Tongue Untied 10-week curriculum in an easy-to-read PDF (complete with explanations and examples) for only $15 ************* … [Read more...]

Conjunction Practice Exercise

Choose an answer for each question. After completing the entire exercise, click on the "Are You Prepared?" button at the bottom of this page to see the answers. Identify the underlined part of speech 1. The drivers left the deserted station and … [Read more...]

Conjunction Practice Answers

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1. The drivers left the deserted station and headed for the next stop.a. coordinating conjunction      b. subordinating conjunction      c. correlative conjunction     d. conjunctive adverb     e. preposition 2. Without a map to guide her, Susan … [Read more...]

Agreement: Pronouns that ALWAYS Take a Singular Verb

First it might be helpful to remember that the singular form of all verbs — except "to be" and "to have" — is formed by adding "s" or "es." For example: dives, runs, answers, crashes, presses and tosses. When used as a subject or adjective these … [Read more...]

Adverb Practice Exercise Answers

1. Marcella, deposit the money safely in the most powerful vault. SAFELY is an adverb modifying the verb DEPOSIT. MOST is an adverb modifying the adjective POWERFUL 2. The recently found journal said Wallace was so lost that he just wandered … [Read more...]

Adverb Practice Exercise

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Identify the adverbs in each sentence as well as the words they modify. After indentifying the adverbs in the entire exercise, click on the "Are You Prepared?" button at the bottom of this page to see the answers. 1. Marcella, deposit the money … [Read more...]

Agreement: Pronouns that ALWAYS Take a Plural Verb

Always Plural Subjects When a compound subject is joined by a coordinating conjunction (and), it takes a plural verb IF the subjects refer to different people or things and if the subject cannot be considered a unit. Your investments and … [Read more...]