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After doing a summary of a ________, it becomes shorter
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B. In the sentence, 'The President arrives from China tomorrow', the tense form is __________.
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Being able to _________ yourself well in an interview gives you greater chances of getting the job
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D. One of the following is the correct stress pattern for the word 'commerce'
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E. Identify the voice of the underlined verb in the sentence as active or passive. Today, football is been played by both men and women. The verb is _______
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F. The ________ is used to describe past events, and emphasise their effect on the speaker's present situation.
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G. In the sentence, 'She was singing happily' the tense form is __________.
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"won", "one", "take", "sit", "bit", "peak" and "come" are all ___________
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Connection between the sentences is one of the elements that go into the _________of a good paragraph
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J. In the sentence, 'I have been waiting for sometime now' the tense form is_________.
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Contracted forms of language use are allowed in ___________
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L. Which of the following words does NOT have a short vowel?
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M. Which street d'you live in? is an example of _____ statement.
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N. “It is advised that prison conditions should be improved.” What kind of subject is in the sentence?
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O. The ________situation of a country determines the way a speech is presented.
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In a word, the part that has the stress is pronounced with _____force
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The document containing the bio data of the sender of an application letter is called _________
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In a formal letter, the signature comes before the __________of the sender
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S. Fill in the blank with do or does: How _______ we get there?
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In a_________, the author takes the reader logically and smoothly from one idea to another
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Transition devices also bring ___________in a paragraph
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V. Identify the voice of the underlined verb in the sentence as active or passive. The game of football will keep Nigerians glued to their television sets for a long time to come. The verb is _______
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Summarization involves condensing and ____ a large piece of writing
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__________ is the extra effort used in speaking or pronouncing a word
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Y. a' and 'an' are called ______ articles
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The English vowels and consonants are very important to ______ spoken English
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AA. The English word 'Afterwards' is stressed on the _________ syllable
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Transition devices is used to link sentences in __________
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The application letter is a _________to an advertisement
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For correct pronunciation you must learn to use the ___________every time you come across any new word
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AE. Identify the voice of the underlined verb in the sentence as active or passive. It is preferred to basketball. The verb is _____
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AF. The only way you can learn how to summarise is for you to ______
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Repetition of_________, ideas and wishes is not necessary in doing a summary
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The use of the passive voice is more common in ___________
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AI. Identify the infinitive phrase in the sentence. Choose a car to please yourself, not others. The infinitive phrase is ______
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AJ. The present tense forms of the verb 'do' are ________
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A word that replaces another with the same meaning is called a ___________
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A paragraph is a piece of writing which is unified by a central, controlling idea or _____________
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AM. She longed for a friend in whom she could confide' is an example of _____ statement.
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AN. Identify the infinitive phrase in the sentence. Think about what you can do to know more about automobiles. The infinitive phrase is ______
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AO. Placing a topic sentence at the end of a paragraph _________
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------------- entails keeping the rules, customs and conventions that are observed in our society
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AQ. _______is a form of direct statement whereby the subject of a sentence takes an object without any inversion.
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AR. The opening sentence in a paragraph, states the central __________of that paragraph for the reader.
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Without a proper pronunciation of words, your audience may miss out the ______________ you are trying to express
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Apart from _____stress there is also sentence stress
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AU. A defining relative clause is so called because they define or specify the _______ which they qualify.
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The word "pretend" can be an adjective as well as a _____________
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AW. Fill in the blanks with have or has: _______ he arrived already?
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The words "pocket", "pretend" and "docket" all have ____
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AY. Conferences and seminars help to bring ______ in a particular subject together to present their experiences and views.
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The letter written to the INEC chairman asking for clarification on voting procedure is a ----------
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Complex sentences with ______clauses are deployed in summary writing to make the passage shorter
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Constant ___________of the English sounds makes you a good speaker English
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When you are bringing out the differences in two items in paragraph development you are using ____________ technique
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BD. Fill in the blank with do or does: _____ you know how to make a cup of tea?
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BE. The topic sentence is most frequently found at the _______ of the paragraph.
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Sounds in the English language can broadly be divided into _____________and consonants
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BG. State if this sentence is FORMAL or INFORMAL: She longed for a friend in whom she could confide. _____
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In a _________ instead of using "I beg to state" use enquiry instead
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The letter to your sister describing a tourist site your visited during the last Christmas is an -----------
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Dictionaries give the ______________ meanings of words
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To make your formal letter __________use the same font and the same font size
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A formal letter must have the __________of the sender and the receiver
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BM. In this senetence 'The man THAT YOU SAW YESTERDAY WAS the former President of Nigeria' the capitalised group of words is called a ________
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One difficulty about English pronunciation is that there is no perfect correspondence between _________and sounds
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The English language has ______ consonant sounds
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Beginning a paragraph with the topic sentence helps the _________to immediately know what the paragraph is about
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BQ. Identify the word that does NOT have this consonant / j /.
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Homophones are ___________that have the same pronunciation but differ a little in spelling
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