English Grammar101 Bank of Exercises

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English Grammar101 Bank of Exercises

  1. 1. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSEBANK OFGRAMMAR 101Exercises aboutEnglishBy: J. Morillo  Words and Phrases  Clauses  Verb Tense and Verbal Patterns  Sentences Page 1
  2. 2. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE BANK OF GRAMMAR 101 Exercises about English By: J. MorilloSchool: ________________________________ Page 2 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  3. 3. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSECopyright 2009 Philippine National LibraryJose B. MorilloAll rights reservedNo part of this book may be reproducedin any form or by any mean withoutpermission from the author either electronicallyor manually.Cover design by:J. MorilloPrinted and published by:JM Publishing HouseBacoor, Cavite, PhilippinesSchool: ________________________________ Page 3 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  4. 4. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE VOL. 1: WORDS & PHRASES “To know wisdom and instruction and to perceive the words of understanding…” -Proverbs 1:2School: ________________________________ Page 4 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  5. 5. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 1 Pre-assessment Test 1NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 5 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  6. 6. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 1: PRE-ASSESSMENT TEST 1As part of grammar-learning, it is a must that you try to getthis pre-assessment test to determine how much of languageprinciples about words and phrases you can still remember.THE OBJECTIVES:  To know the threshold of your grammar-understanding  To pinpoint the area of your weakness and strength  To use the result as basis for evaluation  To use the outcome for further development of this lessonERGON (50 POINTS)Read each question below and do as directed. The answer to eachsentence may include more than one word or phrase.1-5: Choose the verb(s) in each sentence below by underliningthem.1. Sea-travel is a great thing to experience.2. The Captain will be inspecting the cabin anytime.3. The shipments were removed from the deck.4. The Housekeeping Department prepared and ensured cleanliness to passengers.5. Each staff of the Housekeeping Department is now being required to observe excellence.6-10: Choose the subject(s) of the verb below by underliningthem.6. The Assistant Chief Housekeeper is part of the team.7. The Floor Supervisor and Housekeeping Staff were passenger ship‟s steam.8. A large crowd will be boarding the ship.9. On the way to destination, the ship was watched and cheered.10. Red, white, and blue flags were raised in the center pole.11-15: Choose the adjectives found in the following sentences byunderlining them. The Housekeeping Department ensures excellent services.11. Its standard should be the same as in any five star hotels on land.12. The Department is divided into main divisions and smaller sections.13. The laundry section supports both these divisions and functions round the clock.School: ________________________________ Page 6 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  7. 7. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE14. The ship was cruising the Pacific Ocean.16-20: Select the one-word adverb found in each sentence byunderlining them.15. The captain shouted loudly, “Abandon ship!”16. Our security team shall never cease to guard.17. The game was thoroughly enjoyed by the passengers.18. The team‟s best dancer often dances gracefully.19. Our team will certainly win this game on the floor.21-25: For each sentence: 1) choose the prepositional phrase ineach sentence, and 2) choose below the sentence whether thephrase in the sentence is an adjective phrase or an adverbialphrase by underlining them.20. The Assistant Chief Housekeeper with a good performance has been promoted. (adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)21. The ship was ordered to speed up towards its destination.(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)22. Maintaining the cleanliness of the ship, the Assistant Chief Housekeeper inspected the cabin. (adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)23. The Head Room Steward on the door yelled, “Hurry up!”(adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)24. The Cabin Steward swiped the floor and brought out the garbage to the bin. (adjective phrase) (adverbial phrase)26-35: choose the correct word of comparison in the followingsentences by underlining them.25. This product is (better) (best) than that product.26. Of all their ideas, this idea is the (more) (most) outrageous.27. Alice is the (smarter) (smartest) of the two.28. Of the two Assistant Cabin Stewards, who is the (more) (most) efficient?29. Jill is (less) (least) skillful than John.30. I choose the applicant who has the (lesser) (least) error in grammar.31. His test score shall be the (higher) (highest) among the test-takers.33. His T-shirt has the (best) (better) quality print- out than the rest of us.34. This soup is the (creamier) (creamiest) than the rest that I have tasted in this competition.35.This class has (better) (best) English communication studies than the previous ones.School: ________________________________ Page 7 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  8. 8. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE36-50: Read the sentence and name the grammatical function of eachword: The automated election in the Philippines has now 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 provided speedy results with some positive remarks. 44 45 46 47 48 49 50CHOOSE YOUR ANSWER FROM THE FOLLOWING ITEMS BELOW:noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, adverb, preposition,interjection, infinitive, conjunction, object of thesentence, object of the preposition.----------------School: ________________________________ Page 8 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  9. 9. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE Drills about: WORDS (Parts of Speech)School: ________________________________ Page 9 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  10. 10. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 2NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 10 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  11. 11. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 2: VERB FUNCTION NO.1LEXIn this exercise all verbs show action. Therefore, a verb is anaction word. It shows what the subject is doing.MORPH“Students write,” write is an action word; it is therefore, averb. You may notice that it appears immediately after thesubject, “students.” Here are other examples: He drives… Sheeats… They talk…. All underlined words are verbs.ERGON (30 POINTS)Below are groups of common word patterns with an action verb ineach word group. Select the action verb in each number.1. captain orders; crew follows; follow the radar;2. waves grow; sound the whistle; birds fly;3. swim with dolphins; passengers smile; crews frown;4. cooks cook; stewardess cleans; bell Captain supervises;5. clouds rain… winds blow… thunder roars…6. waves grow; number increases; increase your skills;7. it ends; you start; he does;8. talk to Room Service Attendant; attendants talk; he talks;9. he swims; I walk; who walks;10. that starts; which departs; convince your father;11. whoever claims; we decide; you refrain;12. clean the galley; mop the floor; dry the alley;13. Mrs. Jones signs for a tour; Mr. Smith withdraws his schedule;14. captains meet always; the crews speak often;15. the ship travels; the cook cooks; the guard guards;16. the laundry piles up; he files the document; he documented the offense;17. attendant attends; the show showed the program; you decide;18. the ship sounds the alarm; he alarmed the passengers;19. see the sun quickly; the beautiful sun rises; the sun shines brightly;20. I learn faster; learn the story; we met; meat is good;21. she walks; they argue; he moves; moves are bad;22. painter paints; singer sings; boxer boxes; singers vocalizes;23. it is bad; he badmouths; lights are beautiful;24. he waits; waiters serve; services were improving;School: ________________________________ Page 11 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  12. 12. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE25. you come; he comes; here come the bride and groom;26. it shines; shining ring is expensive;27. it was good; if he were here; he can drive; he could;28. they may do it; he can sing; you try;29. he had it not; they have had it; he will be giving;30. he could have not done it; he may have forgotten; open the door; ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 12 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  13. 13. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 3NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 13 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  14. 14. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 3: VERB FUNCTION NO.2LEXThis is the continuation of study about verb. Most of verbs arewords that show action. They show outward manifestation ofaction; something observable like “handed,” and “write.”MORPHLet us see an example about their function. In the sentence, Thecontestant sings on the stage. The word “sings” is an actionverb. Let us have another example, “He reads the Bible.” Sheattends the service every Sunday.” The pastor preaches on thepulpit.” All subjects must have verbs and these verbs appearright after their subjects.ERGON (30 POINTS)Below are listed many groups of common word patterns with anaction verb in each word group. Select the action verb in eachword group by underlining them.1. The attendant handed the towel.2. The masseurs smiled at the customer.3. He gave a tip.4. The fitness director showed the dance step.5. The crew shifted routine assignment.6. He wrote his report to the Captain.7. She sang a song to the passengers.8. The Assistant Chief Housekeeper has been promoted.9. Racing to the cabin, the Floor Supervisor met the staff.10. The Head Room Steward is involved in cleaning.11. While cleaning the tables, he smiled to the passengers.12. In the floor, they played with cards.13. The team of housekeepers walked towards the alley.14. The crew sailed the boat.15. The Laundry Supervisor gathered the garments.16. Although without an experience, he was accepted as a laundry man.17. Some verbs show action. Other verbs do not show action.18. The applicant will need to have some basic knowledge in English.19. They listened carefully to the instructions.20. But then again, it is always an advantage to be fluent in English.21. He learns fast.22. Go and make disciples of all nations.23. Why do you wait here?24. You should have listened well.25. If he were told about this.School: ________________________________ Page 14 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  15. 15. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE26. The teacher may have had been trying hard.27. Can he be forgiven?28. Could it be done?29. Because it is not right.30. The congregation was singing beautifully. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 15 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  16. 16. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 4NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 16 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  17. 17. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 4: VERB FUNCTION NO.3LEXOther forms of verbs are called “state-of-being” verbs. Theydon‟t show action which you can see being performed outwardly.They are processed in the mind of the person. Sometimes they arecalled linking verbs.MORPH“She is a fashion designer,” “is” refers to state-of-being verb(linking). Other forms of these verbs are: That man loves toeat. The teacher thinks of recess. The students prefer toparticipate. All underlined words are state-of-being verbs.Although they are not seen outwardly, they are processed in themind.ERGON(30 POINTS)Below are listed many groups of sentences with a state-of-beingverb. Select the state-of-being verbs by underlining them.1. Being the captain, I am an important person.2. We are sea-travelers.3. You are a great seaman.4. They were the best team of Service Attendants.5. I am a stewardess.6. The weather is cold.7. The quarterback was the best player.8. That man is the Assistant Chief Housekeeper.9. We are at Atlantic Ocean.10. We were the best mariners.11. They are team members.12. This is my noble work.13. This was your performance before.14. We are your Utility Cleaners.15. Yu were the best Cabin Attendant.16. She is our best Laundry Supervisor.17. The work for the day is over.18. I am the Pool Attendant.19. We finally are here in the port.20. He was the best mariner.21. He is almighty.22. On that Christmas eve, the Savior was born.23. The angels were many.24. He thinks aggressively.25. Jesus was born in the manger.26. Joseph and Mary were obedient servants.27. Jesus means Emmanuel.School: ________________________________ Page 17 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  18. 18. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE28. God is with us.29. The world has the glory of God, again.30. God is good. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 18 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  19. 19. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 5NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 19 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  20. 20. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 5: VERB FUNCTION NO.4LEXFrom the previous lessons, we have found out that verbs may beaction verbs or state-of-being verbs. They show outward actionand others are processed from within. Let us continue to learnthe function of state-of-being-verb and the verbs that showaction.MORPH“Fish swims.” Swims is an action word which is the verb. “Shewas happy.” The verb “was” is the state-of-being verb.They think about the lesson. The underlined word is a state-of-being verb.He returns the book to the librarian. The students discuss thelesson seriously. The teacher writes on the blackboard. Allunderlined words are verbs that show action.ERGON(30 POINTS)Select the action or state-of-being verbs in each sentence byunderlining them.1. Verbs are often in the form of action verbs.2. Some words in the sentence serve as state-of-being verbs.3. A state-of-being verb provides a fact or state.4. Grammar is a linguistic subject.5. Students now write better essays.6. Teachers teach students about grammar.7. The students are nice and studious.8. I am your teacher for accent.9. We were grammar students once.10. The class of mariners worked hard.11. The Utility Cleaners team worked hard.12. The Linen Keeper piled the clothes orderly.13. Our team of cook is the best in 5-star cruise ship.14. We win the hearts of our passengers.15. Our captains are Bill and John.16. We were the best team of Officers.17. Each class is a group of excellent students.18. The Social Hostess conducts special activities.19. I am fluent in English.20. Writing a report is a sensitive one.21. The student raised his hand.School: ________________________________ Page 20 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  21. 21. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE22. Most of the students participated happily to the lesson.23. The dean enters the room for a brief reminder.24. The students greeted the dean.25. The teacher continues to discuss the lesson.26. Grammar is about science of words.27. Everybody needs to learn it.28. Competitiveness requires fluency in English.29. Globalization challenges security measures.30. God searches the heart of every man. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 21 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  22. 22. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 6NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 22 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  23. 23. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 6: VERB PHRASE FUNCTION NO.1LEXAt this point you now have an idea that verbs do not alwaysfunction alone in the sentence. There are times that they arecombined to form verb phrases. A verb phrase is two or morewords functioning as one part of speech. A verb is one of theparts of speech.MORPHIn the sentence, We are running a race. The verb phrase is “arerunning.”ERGON(30 POINTS)Below are sentences with verb phrases composed of state-of-beingverbs and action verbs. Select the verb phrase in each sentenceby underlining them.1. We are working.2. She is talking.3. He was appointed.4. They are smiling.5. I am talking.6. Passengers were resting.7. They were eating.8. Joe is lecturing.9. The Captain is walking.10. The orientation was given.11. The travel is beginning.12. I am waiting for an order.13. They were forgotten heroes.14. He is serving.15. The activity is ending.16. The sun is beautifully setting in the West.17. The passengers were gathering.18. The toast was proposed by the Captain.19. We were dispersed on time.20. I am hoping.21. The student is being taught about grammar.22. It is being done slowly.23. So that student may be guided.24. Grammar is now being learned by many people around the world.25. It has been learned by many races around the globe.26. Nine out of ten Filipinos is having problem with grammar.School: ________________________________ Page 23 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  24. 24. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE27. Surprisingly, this number was not being addressed seriously.28. Most Filipinos are using English unscientifically.29. Nowadays, the use for unconventional English is flourishing.30. Communicating in hybrid language is very damaging academically. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 24 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  25. 25. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 7NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 25 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  26. 26. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 7: VERB FUNCTION NO.2LEXVerbs do not always stand alone. Often we combine state-of-beingand helping verbs with action verbs to form verb phrases. Aphrase is two or more words serving as one part of speech. Averb is one of the parts of speech.MORPHThe sentence sample is, She was walking at the alley. The verbphrase is “was walking.” They have been warned about cheating inexam. The verb phrase is “have been warned.”ERGON(30 POINTS)Below are sentences with verb phrases composed of state-of-beingverbs and action verbs. Select the verb phrase in each sentenceby underlining them.1. The horn was sounded.2. The ship was ordered to sail.3. The crews were placed to their duties.4. They should have prayed first.5. The tour should have been scheduled a day before.6. Assistant Cruise Director, Jake, could have coordinated the jobs earlier.7. A student‟s research work must be shown to the instructor.8. All students shall be given an assessment.9. The meals were served in the pan.10. The potatoes should have been mashed earlier.11. The little boy may have lost his money.12. An „A‟ student should have studied his assignment seriously.13. The meal will have been completed by nine o‟clock.14. You were being served by the head waiter.15. We shall have completed ten pages by then.16. He was singing in the shower.17. The cat was seen by Jim.18. The stranger might have been known by the police.19. The student should have known the answer.20. We shall be rewarded.21. I was told by him to practice my English.22. He has given us tips to make as many teachers as possible.23. Tuning in to an English speaking radio station is helping him.24. You should virtually participate in the discussion.School: ________________________________ Page 26 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  27. 27. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE25. In most cases, you should spend time reading English materials.26. Books, magazines, newspapers, and novels will really help.27. They can provide students with more words to learn.28. English must be practiced regularly.29. It should be done in an increasing pace.30. The best way in learning grammar is using it like Americans. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 27 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  28. 28. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 8NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 28 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  29. 29. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 8: VERB PHRASE FUNCTION NO.3LEXVerbs do not always stand alone. Often we combine a verb withanother verb to form verb phrase. A phrase is two or more wordsserving as one part of speech. A verb is one of the parts ofspeech.MORPHSentence sample is, Jose Rizal has been given honor as excellentwriter by many critics. The verb phrase is “has been given.”ERGON (30 POINTS)Below are sentences with verb phrases composed of state-of-being, helping verbs, and action verbs. Select these verbphrases in each sentence by underlining them.1. Philippines was discovered by European explorers.2. Mesopotamians may have been the first explorer.3. The father has been given the honor by his children.4. He has given legacy for his children.5. The first vessel was launched in 1841.6. In 1850, the “Tiber” and “Arno” were ordered from Glasgow Yard.7. Edward Harland built the Titanic.8. He had been regarded as the unrecognized genius in shipbuilding.9. “Arno” had later become a trooper for the Crimean war.10. The ship Braganza sank immediately with the loss of 22 lives.11. Her bell had been returned to the Company by the divers.12. Nearly 125 years later, in 1994, her wreck was found.13. In 1859, Bibby Line‟s “Venetian” was built by the Belfast shipyard Harland & Wolff.14. Of the first 21 ships that were made, Bibby Line has contributed 18 of them.15. This was the history of this yard.16. Without the Bibby family, there would have never been a Harland & Wolff.17. Arthur Wilson Bibby was the guiding force of Bibby Line.18. Literally, sea-travel has been transformed by Bibby Line.19. Realizing the potential of the Burma Trade two moreSchool: ________________________________ Page 29 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  30. 30. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE ships had been ordered, Lancashire and Yorkshire.20. Bibby ships started marking the ships with shire.21. I have been asking for ways on how to learn English fast.22. They were just telling me to use and practice it.23. The teacher is seriously telling his student about self-confidence.24. In learning the language, the student was told to trust himself.25. Motivation and learning are helping him fast to learn English.26. He had learned his lesson about English while in the province.27. Because he had been exposing himself about literature.28. So that they can focus more.29. Is he coming early?30. I do not think about negative things. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 30 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  31. 31. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 9NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 31 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  32. 32. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 9: NOUN FUNCTION NO.1SCORELEXWords that name a person, place or thing are nounsMORPHConsider the following nouns: The proper name Juan Dela Cruz isa person; Los Baños is a place; and a house is a thing.ERGON(30 POINTS)Below are listed many groups of words containing a noun. Selectthe noun in each group by underlining them.1. captain orders; crew follows; follow the radar;2. waves grow; sound the whistle; birds fly;3. swim with dolphins; passengers smile; crews frown;4. cooks cook; stewardess clean; bell-captain supervises;5. clouds rain; winds blow; thunder roars;6. waves grow; number increases; increase your skills;7. it ends; you start; he does;8. talk to Room Service Attendant; attendants talk; he talks;9. he swims; I walk; who walks;10. that starts; which departs; convince your father;11. whoever claims; we decide; you refrain;12. clean the galley; map the floor; dry the alley;13. Mrs. Jones signs for a tour; Mr. Smith withdraw his Schedule;14. captains meet always; the crews speak often;15. the ship travels; the cook cooks; the guard guards;16. the laundry piles up; he files the document; he documented the offense;17. attendant attends; the show showed the program; you decide;18. the ship sounds the alarm; he alarmed the passengers;19. see the sun quickly; the beautiful sun rises; the sun shines brightly;20. I learn faster; learn the story; we met; meat is good;21. cows walk; horses run; monkey climbs; running horse was here;22. you listen; he lectures; they watch; watchers are called;23. boy cries; she smiles; they look; police comes;School: ________________________________ Page 32 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  33. 33. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE24. he brings him; he does it; it stinks;25. life starts; God creates; creature was made;26. sea is vast; rivers flows; lakes are mysterious;27. trees grow; houses were made; people live;28. light shines; air blows; heat increases; gravity suspends;29. love forgives; haters hate; evil flourishes;30. devil destroys; Jesus saves; preacher preaches; ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 33 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  34. 34. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 10NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 34 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  35. 35. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 10: PRONOUN FUNCTION NO.1LEXWords that name a person, place or thing are nounsMORPHIt starts…They talk…She grew up - “It,” “they,” and “she” arepronouns.ERGON(20 POINTS)Below are listed many groups of words containing a noun. Selectthe noun in each group by underlining them.1. He drives; my watch; give me;2. He smiles; his boat; ask him;3. Food is mine; we talk; our team;4. It sinks; its color; you lied;5. Your gloves; shoes are yours; they met;6. Their ship; approach him; chose him;7. My book; I slept; greet him;8. He builds; his work; play his cards;9. She walks; his pencil; cap is his;10. Who lives; whose home; can see whom;11. They speak; that hoots; hoots who;12. Some are chosen; few are selected;13. Many are called; few are chosen;14. Many shall attend; few are welcome;15. Few will approve; that survive; who continue;16. Which becomes; have seen whom; whose opinion;17. The founder‟s ideas; people follow; others do not;18. Throw it; its size; it grows;19. Our story; I design; call me;20. Who will play; that shall be; which is known; ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 35 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  36. 36. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 11NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 36 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  37. 37. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 11: SUBJECT FUNCTION NO.1LEXEach verb of a sentence has a noun or pronoun subject. Thesubject usually comes before the verb and answers the question:Who or what does this action?MORPHIn the sentence, The team won the game. The noun “team” is thesubject of the verb “won”. Who won? The “team” won.ERGON(30 POINTS)Read each sentence below and select the one-word subject of theverb by underlining them.1. In 1880, the guiding force in Bibby Line was Arthur Wilson Bibby.2. Lancashire, in 1891, recorded the best time for the run to Burma.3. The shipping magnet established superiority.4. The route gained reputation.5. The voyage is a word for sea-travel.6. Gaining reputation is hard.7. The voyage continued without disruption.8. In 1893, Bibby Line was placed on the “Government Approved” list.9. This approval gave the Bibby Line an incentive to develop passenger vessels.10. In 1092, Bibby Line climbed the ladder of success.11. The Trade Unions voted Bibby as “the ideal type of employer.”12. The whole company rejoiced about the good news.13. The team walked with pride.14. The crew sailed the boat.15. The student took pride upon hearing this truth.16. The student understood the basis of success.17. Some verbs show action.18. Bibby is the longest established shipping business among Birchalls, Blue Funnell and Booth Line.19. The ships served as hospital facility during World War I.20. Ships were used become troop ships and armed merchant cruisers.21. Because of the importance of language, the student listened attentively.22. So that they may learn it wholeheartedly, the teacher prepared an activity.School: ________________________________ Page 37 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  38. 38. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE23. Mr. Marcial Mongaya, a seaman and a cook, stayed at the kitchen.24. Usually, the training would take 120 hours to finish.25. Did he really say that?26. Why do you think?27. In order to learn this lesson, he studied it for one straight month.28. But the process did not become easy at first.29. It has ups and downs moment like going uphill and downhill.30. Through perseverance the student succeeded. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 38 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  39. 39. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 12NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 39 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  40. 40. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 12: SUBJECT FUNCTION NO.2LEXEach verb of a sentence has a noun or pronoun subject. Thesubject usually comes before the verb and answers the question:Who or what does this action?MORPHExamples are: It is almost dark. She arrived late at night. Thewords “It” and “She” are the subjects of the sentence.ERGON(30 POINTS)Read each sentence below and select the subject of the verb byencircling them.1. By the end of the war, Bibby Line had carried over 200,000 British.2. It also carried 25,000 American troops.3. Because of the war, “Worcestershire” became a casualty in World War 1.4. At the outbreak of World War 2, Bibby Line was requisitioned for the war.5. All eleven ships were used for diverse civilian and military purposes.6. The “Yorkshire” replaced the ill fated WW1 “Worcestershire.”7. The second casualty was “Shropshire.”8. The Housekeeping Department is responsible for ensuring excellent services.9. Ship services are carried out smoothly to the satisfaction of the passengers.10. The Housekeeping on the ships is the same as in any five/seven star hotels on land.11. The department is divided into two main divisions.12. These are the division that looks after the comfort of the passengers.13. Rooms and cabins, comfort rooms and bathrooms are cleaned and maintained.14. Supporting both the divisions and functions on twenty-four- by-seven is the laundry section.15. The Housekeeping Department is usually staffed by concessionaire companies.16. It is specially appointed agencies from people from the world over.17. As a rule of the thumb, the English ships will prefer European and American staffs.School: ________________________________ Page 40 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  41. 41. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE18. Other ships will prefer to recruit staffs from third world countries.19. The staffs of the Housekeeping Department are also known as the Accommodation Staff.20. The description of each position in the Housekeeping Department is very important.20. In the middle of the night, he, Mr. Smith, woke up.21. His heart beats fast.22. It seems that he knew why.23. A very big snake managed to enter the house through the window.24. He immediately called the police station for a help.25. After a few minutes, the police and snake-expert arrived to capture the animal.26. They told him to make sure to lock all windows from now on.27. Because of what happened, he developed a sleep disorder.28. But this did not last long.29. Because he was taking a medicine.30. He also asked the help of a doctor about this. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 41 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  42. 42. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 13NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 42 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  43. 43. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 13: SUBJECT FUNCTION NO.3LEXEach verb of a sentence has a noun or pronoun subject. Thesubject usually comes before the verb and answers the question:Who or what does this action?MORPHLook at this sentence: Bibby Line has been in the industry formore than a hundred years now. The name “Bibby Line” is thesubject of the sentence.ERGON (20 POINTS)Read each sentence below and select the one-word subject of theverb by encircling them.1. It provides basis for the daily tasks as well as evaluation.2. The Assistant Chief Housekeeper is responsible for the day- to-day administration of the Housekeeping staff.3. The incumbent would be required to have one to two years experience in hotel line in similar capacity.4. He is expected to be fluent in English communication.5. Most likely, the person can be promoted to the post of Chief Housekeeper within one or two years.6. Another important position is Floor Supervisor.7. This person would be expected to supervise the operations of a floor of cabins.8. They are helped by a battery of cabin stewards.9. The FS would report to the Chief Housekeeper for his daily tasks.10. The incumbent would be required to have experience of at least one year in a five star hotel or a ship.11. This position can be promoted to the Assistant Chief Housekeeper.12. The Head Room Steward/Stewardess is involved in cleaning, maintaining, and supervising of the passenger cabins.13. This is directed by the Floor Supervisor of the ship.14. The HRS/S will need to have some prior experience in hotel line or ships.15. A good command of English is very important.16. The incumbent can hope for a promotion to the Floor Supervisor post within two years.17. There are more positions like Cabin Steward/ Stewardess/Cabin Attendant.School: ________________________________ Page 43 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  44. 44. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE18. For this position, the person need not have any previous experience.19. Although, work experience is always an advantage.20. Like most of the hired personnel, CS/S/CA needs to have basic operational knowledge of English. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 44 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  45. 45. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 14NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 45 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  46. 46. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 14: SUBJECT FUNCTION NO.4LEXBefore we can identify the subject of the verb, we must firstfind the verb and ask ourselves with Who or what does this verb?The answer is the noun or pronoun subject of the verb.MORPHIn the sentence The people sent condolences to the bereaved. Thenoun “people” is the subject and it is found before the verb.ERGON (20 POINTS)Select the subject of the verb in the following sentences byencircling them.1. In 1893, Bibby Line was place on the “Government Approved” list.2. This gave incentive to develop passenger accommodation on board the vessel.3. In 1902, by the Trade Union, Bibby Line was voted “the ideal type of employer.4. At the outbreak of WW1, where the government was in dire need of support, the Bibby Line ships were requisitioned to serve.5. It serves as hospital, troop, and armed ships6. “Oxfordshire” alone carried 53,000 wounded people during the war.7. By the end of the war, Bibby Line had carried over 200,000 British and 25,000 American troops.8. By the outbreak of WW2, eleven Bibby Line ships were requisitioned for the war.9. “Yorkshire,” which replaced WW1 “Worcestershire,” was the first casualty10. It was followed by “Shropshire.”11. Both of these ships were torpedoed and destroyed.12. In 1970s, the total tonnage of the Bibby Line exceeded one million tons.13. Sir Derek Bibby put the Bibby Line at the helm.14. Keeping the company afloat was due to Sir Derek‟s dedication.15. Through the worst years in 1970s, Sir Derek made an exhausting but successful leadership.16. Bibby Line partnered with other shipping companies in 1965.17. Gas Carrier Wiltshire was joined by Hampshire and Devonshire in 1972 and 1974.18. Bibby Line started a long association with LPG sector in 1968.School: ________________________________ Page 46 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  47. 47. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE19. The highest honor was awarded to Bibby Line in 1972.20. The honor bestowed was “Queens Award” for its export achievement in 1976 and 1982. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 47 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  48. 48. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 15NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 48 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  49. 49. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 15: SUBJECT FUNCTION NO.5LEXWe have found that the verb of a sentence is the most importantword in finding the subject. Find the verb and you can find thesubject.MORPHLook at this sentence: Traveling to Burma is an unbeatablerecord. The word “Traveling” is the subject. He, Mr. Mongaya, isa cook. The subject is “he.”ERGON (30 POINTS)Select the subject of the verb in each sentence by encirclingthem.1. The tragic loss of MV Derbyshire happened in October 1980.2. She, MV Derbyshire, was overwhelmed by a typhoon in the South China Sea.3. This tragedy remains the biggest peace time loss to this day.4. The year 1990 was the continued business growth for Bibby Line.5. It entered the niche chemical market.6. Through the purchase of a 50% share in Botany Bay, it is business once again.7. This allowed the business to develop a successful parcel chemical tanker.8. This tanker operates in both Northern and Southern hemispheres.9. The success for the service attracted the attention of Stolt Nielsen.10. They chartered the vessels for a minimum of 8years in 1997.11. Thunderheads form above the mountains.12. With a planned exit from the chemical tanker market, Bibby left the pool in 2008.13. Michael Bibby was the eldest of four boys born to Sir Derek.14. As Finance Director, he is later to become its Managing Director.15. In 2000, Michael became the Managing Director of the parent company, Bibby Line Limited.16. Come and get fix this table.17. Some visitors are coming to discuss something.18. This is about the preparation for the coming fiesta.19. While most people are busy, John was sleeping.20. His mother noticed it.School: ________________________________ Page 49 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  50. 50. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE21. So she called and knocked the door.22. But no one continued to sleep.23. The mother took opened the door and she whispered to John‟s ear.24. She said, I know you‟re awake.25. John smiled and hugged her mother.26. His mother returned to kitchen to continue her work.27. John fixed his messy bed and immediately took a shower.28. After a while, he went down and joined the table for breakfast.29. It was really a delicious meal.30. Because he forgot to pray, he stopped to say grace. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 50 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  51. 51. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 16NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 51 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  52. 52. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 16: COMPOUND VERBS FUNCTION NO.1LEXMore than one verb may be used in a sentence. Often, we use acommon part of speech called conjunction (and, but, or) or acomma to combine two or more verbs in a sentence. Two or moreseparate verbs make a compound verb.MORPHLook at this sample sentence, The performer sang and danced. Thewords “sang” and “danced” are the verbs.ERGON (20 POINTS)Select the compound verbs below by underlining them.1. Mariner students were entering the room and were talking.2. The teacher paused and was staring on them.3. The roll call has started and lesson will commence soon.4. Other students were still arriving and were waiting to be called.5. Students must be seated and must be ready to participate for the day‟s lesson.6. The teacher has started talking and is asking about yesterday‟s assignment.7. The student was sitting on the third row and was giving his answer.8. The discussion was brought to the next stage and was forcing the students to create analysis.9. The teacher was amazed and was convinced for the student‟s readiness.10. Hearing the bell, the students were told to eat their lunch and were reminded to come back later.11. The students were coming earlier in the class and Were reviewing about the lesson.12. The teacher was arriving on time and was smiling at them.13. We shall continue discussing about Bibby‟s history and shall have an opportunity to know its past.14. While the teacher was talking, a student had arrived late and had missed some lessons.15. I am expecting and am praying to see everyone to come on time in the class.16. The students are learning their lessons well and are taught fully by their teachers.17. Someday, I shall be travelling the sea and shall enjoy the fruit of my labor‟, said a student.18. His classmates were clapping and were shaking hisSchool: ________________________________ Page 52 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  53. 53. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE hands.19. The student was approached by the teacher and was agreeing to him.20. “Each person must invest for his/her future and must focus wholeheartedly to achieve it,” said the school teacher. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 53 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  54. 54. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 17NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 54 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  55. 55. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 17: COMPOUND SUBJECTS FUNCTION NO.1LEXMore than one subject may be used for a verb. Often, we use acommon part of speech called conjunction “and” or a comma tocombine nouns and pronouns as the subject of the verb. Two ormore separate verbs make a compound subject. It usually appearswith the use of “and.”MORPHSample sentence is, Boys and girls will be at the party. Thepronouns “boys” and “girls” are the compound subjects.ERGON (15 POINTS)Select the compound subjects below by underlining them.1. Nouns and pronouns can be used as subjects of verbs.2. Adjectives and adverbs are modifiers.3. Verbs and verb phrases may be used as the verb.4. Subjects and verbs may be compound.5. Compound subjects and compound verbs may be used in the sentence.6. “Smith and Stuart” is a compound subject.7. Jan and Alice skated and danced inside the ship‟s activity area.8. Beulah, Sopphia, and Genesis shook hands, smiled and walked home.9. Compound subjects and compound verbs may be in a sentence.10. My wife and I have not met for each until for six years.11. My paper and pencil are used to compose poem.12. Teachers and students enjoy discussing and arguing.13. Swimming and boxing are my favorite sports.14. Ann, Bill, John, and Kate are going.15. Asia, America, and Australia are continents.School: ________________________________ Page 55 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  56. 56. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 18NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 56 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  57. 57. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 18: ADJECTIVE FUNCTION NO.1LEXAdjectives are words that describe and “modify” nouns andpronouns. One-word adjectives usually come right before the wordthey modify and answer the questions: Which one? Or How many?MORPHAn expensive clothes…his time…Cruise ships…good year…victoriouslife…their business…The success story…A long journey…Anadventure…two-edged sword …running water…ERGON (30 POINTS)Select the adjective found in each word group by underliningthem.1. A ship; an event; the history; English grammar;2. Cruise line; ocean breeze; vibrant history;3. Britain‟s oldest company…many tales…foreign adventures…4. Foreign lands; rich heritage; brutally murdered;5. Pocket watch; shipping business; four sons;6. Their father; honorary tribute; sailing vessel;7. First vessel; his death; wider sense;8. Glasgow yard; Crimean war; Titanic ship;9. Great faith; big leap; world recognition; economic backbone;10. Ship builder; genius designer; visionary leader;Note: There maybe more than one adjective. Continue to selectthe following adjectives.11. Huge and strong ships; majestic and grandeur Designs;12. Red, black, and grey ships; the unrecognized genius Builder;13. One, two, and many ships; a billion dollar shipping magnet Company;14. The iron screw ship; the Lisbon collision event;15. Twenty-two shipping crews; many years submerged her bronze bell;16. Good preachers are bilingual messengers of their respective religious organization.17. This has been their training ever since in the seminary.18. Those who are native speakers of English in Europe can speak more languages.19. Some German, Dutch, French, Italian, Asian speakersSchool: ________________________________ Page 57 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  58. 58. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE know how to use English fluently.20. They do this because of their love for their calling that the Almighty God has given them.21. Although many Asian speakers are having difficulty about grammar, there is a dramatic positive improvement nowadays.22. With the proliferation of training centers along with big and small colleges in cities and provinces, there is a sure chance of learning the language.23. Both local and national government with the help of NGO‟s, GO, and other private institutions are joining their hands to effect this.24. Today‟s generation, in terms of access to information, is very fortunate.25. Unlike during our time, the access to quality education is only for few middle classes as well as the rich and famous.26. So, why don‟t you grab this golden opportunity?27. You should make an effort to survey your place and care to know about the local government‟s program.28. Government TESDA, DepEd, and CHED schools are there to help you.29. Your internet access can provide you with more free websites to learn English.30. There are no excuses as to why a person can‟t learn more about this language. ----------o0o----------School: ________________________________ Page 58 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  59. 59. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE TEST FORM: WPE 19NAME DATE SCORE PERCENTAGE________________________________________ ____________ _______ __________Last First MiddleCATEGORY: SUPERVISED BY Teacher: ______________________________W&P ___ Clause ___ VTVP ___ VFSPPAGE NO. NO.OF ITEM VENUE: TIME STARTED: TIME FINISHED:__________ ___________ ____________ _______________ ________________PURPOSE FOR TAKING THIS EXAM: SCHOOL:___ Assessment _____Exam _____ Others _____________________________________1 282 293 304 315 326 337 348 359 3610 3711 3812 3913 4014 4115 4216 4317 4418 4519 4620 4721 4822 4923 5024 5125 5226 5327 54School: ________________________________ Page 59 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)
  60. 60. VOLUMES 1 AND 2 WPE/CPE JBM PUBLISHING HOUSE WPE 19: ADJECTIVE FUNCTION NO.2LEXAdjectives are words that describe and “modify” nouns andpronouns. One-word adjectives usually come right before the wordthey modify and answer the questions: Which one? or How many?MORPHLook at this sentence, The best business of the year has beenachieved. The words “The,” “best,” “the,” are the adjectives ofthis sentence.ERGON (20 POINTS)Select all the adjectives found in each sentence. Please includeall articles by encircling them.1. The iron Screw ship was found.2. The ship Braganza collided with another streamer.3. She sank immediately with the loss of twenty-two lives.4. Nearly 125 years later, her wreck was found in 1994.5. In 1859 the Bibby Line “Venetian” was built.6. It was the first vessel made by the Belfast shipyard Harland & Wolf.7. Of the 21 ships built by the yard, 18 were for the Bibby Line.8. Bibby Line had provided strong business opportunity for Harland & Wolff.9. Arthur Wilson was the guiding force in the fortunes of Bibby Line.10. Realizing the vast potential of the Burma trade, Wilson ordered two new streamers.11. Lancashire and Yorkshire ships marked the practice of naming ships after English “shire” counties.12. The great potential of trooping was successfully utilized by Arthur Bibby.13. He gained substantial trooping contracts for the Bibby Line.14. “Yorkshire” was the first of the Bibby fleet.15. It became known during this phase as “No.14 Transport.”16. In 1891, Lancashire recorded the best time for the run to Burma.17. It reached the place in 23 days and 20 hours.18. Bibby Line established superiority on the route for travel reliability.19. Its voyage was a nonstop disrupted record.20. European and global respect has been accorded to Bibby Line.21.School: ________________________________ Page 60 English Grammar Workbook (Use pencil only for this book.)

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