Saturday, 10 December 2011

Adjectives

Adjectives

Adjectives are used to describe nouns or pronouns.

Example:

1) The elephant is a big animal.
2) He is a strong man.
3) The room is dirty.
4) He is a lazy boy.
5)The chocolate milk is hot.

Common Errors

He is a low man.  ( X )
He is a short man. ( √  )

The place is handsome.  ( X )
The place is beautiful.    ( √ )

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Simple Past Tense

Simple Past tense is used to tell a past story or show a past action.

A) Simple past tense for Verbs to-be
      
      
Simple Present tense
Simple Past tense
is
was
am
was
are
were

Example:
 

Simple Present Tense
Simple past tense
My aunt is a house wife.
My aunt was a teacher two years ago.
I am a football player now.
I was a basketball player last year.
They are students in Gemilang  2 A this year.
They were students in Gemilang 1A last year.


B) Simple Past Tense for verbs of action.

     - Add "d" or "ed"

        1) Change - changed
             He changed his clothes just now.

        2) bake - baked
             My mother baked cakes yesterday.

        3) open - opened
            The girl opened the door an hour ago.

        4) turn - turned
            I turned on the radio just now.

   - Change into other words.
    
        1) sing - sang
             Joan sang well in the contest yesterday.

        2) write - wrote
             Ah Leong wrote a letter to his friend last month.

        3) feel - felt
            She felt sad just now.

        4) send - sent
            Ali sent the letter to his friend one week ago.

  - Some verbs are not changed at all

        1) hit - hit
             The boy hit the snake with stick last night.

        2) cut - cut
            Susan cut her hair with scissors this morning.


Common Errors

The man runned very fast just now.  ( X )
The man ran very fast just now. ( √ )

Johan studyed in high school three years ago.    ( X )
Johan studied in high school three years ago.      ( √  )






Simple present Tense

Simple present tense is used
A)  to show an action which happens regularly or habitually ( every day, usually, always, often or 
       sometimes).

       -The subjects below ( I, you, we, they) use plural verbs.
              1) I play piano every day.
              2) You clean your shoes every week.
              3) We usually take our lunch at twelve noon.
              4) They often play football in the field.
              5) Sue and Rohani always do their homework at night.
              6) Sometimes, Rosy and mother go for shopping on Sunday.

       -The Subjects below ( he, she, it) use singular verbs.
              1) He sees a movie every weekend.
              2) She usually takes bath in the afternoon.
              3) The cat always sleeps under the chair.
              4) Meng Hock sometimes walks to school.

      -Sometimes we use verbs to-be ( is, am, are)
             1) I am a girl.
             2) She is my mother.
             3) He is a doctor.
             4) We are students.

B) to show a general truth.
   
              1) Birds fly in the sky.
              2)Sugar is sweet.
              3)Rabbits run fast.
              4)A car moves faster than a bicycle.
              5)The sun rises in the east.


Common Errors

Jasmine studys in primary school.   ( X )
Jasmine studies in primary school.   ( √ )

I buy a pencil yesterday.             ( X )
I bought a pencil yesterday.       ( )


Sunday, 13 November 2011

Phonics song


video
Come and have fun with phonics song

Thursday, 10 November 2011

First Time

This is my first time to create my own blog, it looks simple but that is what I can manage for now. I hope I can make it better from time to time.