Tutor-marked Assignment A

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Tutor-marked Assignment A
Before you tackle your first Tutor-marked Assignment, make sure that you
are familiar with all the points so far covered in the Course. If necessary, you
can look at the Keys to your Activities, and make sure you understand the
answers.
This Assignment includes an exercise involving your CD, and spelling. There
will also be a short dictation to make sure your written English is satisfactory.
Then you can send the Assignment to your Tutor who will give you a Key
and full report.
Turn on CD Track 4 ( 2 min 49 secs)
1.
Please listen to your CD, and write down the spellings of the
Words given, also the sentences in the form of dictation. Feel free to pause
your CD as often as you like.
(12 marks)
The following exercises are written; try to do them without
looking anything up.
2.
Say what kind of nouns are the following words:
a.
b.
flock truth Peter cat stone
Give the gender of each of the above words.
3.
(5 marks)
(5 marks)
Identify the verbs and the pronouns in these sentences:
a.
Tom arrived at the station early, and he went to the ticket office
to buy a ticket.
(2 marks)
b.
When can I see the exhibition?
c. Give him the money, Barney!
(2 marks)
(2 marks)
d.
I went through the gate and saw a large crowd of
people; they were queuing for the cinema.
(2 marks)
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4.
Put the following sentences into the Past Tense: (Simple; i.e. one
word):
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
Peter is my best friend.
The ship brings us into the harbour.
We drink the coffee; it has a delicious flavour.
Parents give their children presents at Christmas.
When the whistle blows, the teams swing into action.
(5 x 4 marks)
5.
Put the above sentences into the Perfect Tense: (e.g. I have spoken)
(5 x 4 marks)
6.
Replace the nouns in the following sentences by pronouns:
a)The plane takes off very rapidly.
b)The man came out of the shop with Elizabeth.
c)Please give me the book.
d)I lent the car to Tom.
e)The sheep enter the field.
(1 mark each)
7.
Make up four sentences putting the verb into the following Persons:
a)1st Person Singular
b)3rd Person Plural
c)1st Person Plural.
d)2nd Person singular
(4 x 5 marks)
8.
Identify the Pronouns in the following sentences:
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
Paul gave me a bar of chocolate.
The train will take us to London.
Are you coming to visit us tomorrow?
It will be raining, but it won’t stop us going out.
Give us some more cake, please.
(1 mark each)
(Total: 100 marks)
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