Kamis, 27 November 2014


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Question about Participle and Clause
Directions: Complete the sentences of the verbs in italics. Choose the best answer!
John is going to Australia. The idea of going on this trip excites her.
1. John is _______________ about going on this trip.
a. Excited        b. Exciting       c. Excites
2. He thinks it is going to be an ______________ trip.
a. Excited        b. Exciting       c. Excites
The nation's leader stole money. The scandal shocked the nation.
3. It was a ________________ scandal.
a. Shocking     b. Shocked      c. Shock
4. The _______________ nation soon replaced the leader.
a. Shocking     b. Shocked      c. Shock
I bought a new camera. I read the directions twice, but I didn't understand them. They confused me.
5. I was _____________ when I tried to understand the directions.
a. Confused     b. Confusing   c. Confuse
6. They were _____________ directions.
a. Confused     b. Confusing   c. Confuse
Mike heard some bad news. The bad news depressed him.
7. Mike is very sad. In other words, he is _____________________.
a. Depressed    b. Depressing  c. Pressing
8. The news made Mike feel sad. The news was ___________________.
a. Depressed    b. Depressing  c. Pressing
I spilled my drink on the dinner table. This embarrassed me
9. I was very ______________ when I spilled my drink.
a. Embarrassed            b. Embarrassing           c. Embarrass
10. That was an ________________ experience.
a. Embarrassed            b. Embarrassing           c. Embarrass

Directions complete the dialogues by completing the noun clauses. Use if to introduce the noun clause. Choose the best answer!
11. A: Do all birds have feathers?
B: Well, I don't really know for sure ______________ feathers, but I suppose they do.
a. If all birds have.           b. If have all the birds             c. If the birds have all
12. A: Did Rosa take my dictionary off my desk?
B: Who?
A: Rosa. I want to know ________________ my dictionary off my desk.
a. If she took               b. If she take               c. If she taken
13. A: Can Uncle Pete babysit tonight?
B: Sorry. I wasn't listening. I was thinking about something else.
A: Have you talked to Uncle Pete? We need to know ______________ tonight.
a. If he can babysit           b. If she can babysit                c. If he can’t babysits
14. A: Does Al have a flashlight in his car?
B: I'll ask him. Hey, Al! Al! Fred wants to know ______________ a flashlight in your car.
C: Yeah, I do. Why?
a. If you have       b. If I have      c. If they have
15. A: Should I take my umbrella?
B: How am I supposed to know __________________ your umbrella? I’m not a weather forecaster.
A: You're kind of grumpy today, aren't you?
a. If you should take        b. If you should took              c. If you shouldn’t taken

Direction. Complete the sentences with an appropriate superlative followed by an adjective clause.
1. Sally has had many nice times, but her birthday party was one of ___________
2. I've made some bad mistakes in my life, but lending my cousin money was one of_________
3. We've seen many beautiful buildings in the world, but the Taj’Mahal is one of ___________

Directions: Complete the sentences with the -ed or -ing form of the verbs in italics.
Jane’s classes bore her.
4. Jane's classes a _____________.
5. Jane is a _______________ student.


Sabtu, 01 November 2014


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Definition Of Clause

Clause is a group of the words which consist a subject and predicate. Clause is divided into independent clause and dependent clause.

A. Adjective Clause
         Adjective Clause is a clause which has a function as an adjective. It can call as a Relative Clause.
      -The Use Of Adjective Clause
        1. As a substitute of Subject (Who, Which, That)
            Person => Who/that+aux/verb (who changes a subject)
                       e.g: I met the girl. He always take a picture
                              = I met the man who always take a picture
                                 I met the man that always take a picture

             Thing => Which+aux/verb (Which changes a subject: It, they)
                       e.g: He has a small car. It is on prking area
                              = He has a small which is on parking area
                                 He has a small car that is on parking area

          2. As a substitute of Object
              Person => Whom+Subject (Whom changes an object)
                         e.g: The girl is polte. Mrs.Don is happy with her.
                               = The girl whom Mrs.Don is happy with is polite.

              Thing => Which+subject (Which changes an object)
                        e.g: The food is delicious. I am interested in it.
                              = The food which I am interested in is delicious.

           3. As the Possession (Whose)
               Whose+noun (whose changes a possessive adjective)
                e.g: The man is very crazy. His name is Joe
                     = The man whose name is Joe is very crazy

           4. As the substitute of Place
               Where+subject (where changes place)
               e.g: The house was comfortable. I spent my time there.
                     = The house where I spent my time was comfortable.

           5. As the substitute of Time
               When+subject (when changes time/day/month/year, etc)
               e.g: May is the month. Juki meets Dian on that month.
                    = -May is the month when Juki meets Dian
                       -May is the month on which Juki meets Dian

B. Noun Clause 
       Noun clause is a clause which acts as the subject or object of a sentence. Noun clause can't stand alone as a sentence. In other words, a noun clause is used in the same ways a noun.

C. Adverbial Clause
     The following are examples of adverb clauses arranged according to the meaning of the subordinate conjuction.
      1. Time: when, while, since, after, before, until, as,.
           e.g: She still cooking while he go out to take newspaper.
      2. Place: where, wherever
           e.g:He always come where he meet her wife.
      3. Manner: as, as if
           e.g: She does her cooking class as if she is free.
      4. Comparison: as, than.
           e.g: Murbi is as handsome as Justin Bieber is.
      5. Reason, cause, purpose: as, because, so that, in other that, since.
           e.g: he can't send the message because he doesn't have Hand Phone
      6. Result: so.....that, such.....that/such that.
           e.g: That was such a special experience that I do in mountain.
      7. Condition: if, whether, unless, provided(that), as/as long as, supposing
           e.g: He will propose the girl as long as his parent give permission.




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