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Formal letters are --------- in their styles and phraseology

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B. "Life is great!" is an example of _______ sentence

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A word that replaces another with the same meaning is called a ___________

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D. Identify the word that does NOT have this consonant / j /.

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E. The type of error contained in this sentence 'I was awakened by loud cry' is called ________

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F. “It is advised that prison conditions should be improved.” What kind of subject is in the sentence?

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"For instance" and "as an illustration" are transition devices that give  ____________

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In English language there are more sounds than there are letters in the __________

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The English vowels and consonants are very important to ______ spoken English

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J. a' and 'an' are called ______ articles

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In a_________, the author takes the reader logically and smoothly from one idea to another

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The tone of your letters should be____________  and considerate

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M. A defining relative clause begins with a relative _____

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N. Identify the infinitive phrase in the sentence. You may need to do some research. The infinitive phrase is _____

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O. State if this sentence is FORMAL or INFORMAL: Which street d'you live in?

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Constant ___________of the English sounds makes you a good speaker English

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Q. Indicate the sentence type, simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex. Naturally, Joy does not enjoy chopping firewood, killing mosquitoes, and cooking over an open fire. This is a __________ sentence


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R. The ________situation of a country determines the way a speech is presented.

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S. Beginning a paragraph with a topic sentence helps both the ________ and the reader.

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The main _________between the formal and informal letter is in the use of language

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U. Which of the following words does NOT have a short vowel?

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V. The ________ is used to describe past events, and emphasise their effect on the speaker's present situation.

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W. The only way you can learn how to summarise is for you to ______

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X. In the sentence, 'The girl had accidentally been harrassed by the agents’ the tense form is _________

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Wrongly ____a word can lead to wrong meaning being expressed

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Z. Fill in the blanks with have or has: Now, you _______ learnt the secret of happiness.

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A longer sentence is usually divided into ____or sense groups, these can also be called tone groups

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Transition devices also bring ___________in a paragraph

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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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In a formal letter, the signature comes before the __________of the sender

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Dictionaries give the ______________ meanings of words

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One difficulty about English pronunciation is that there is no perfect correspondence between _________and 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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Deletion is an avoidable thing you must do when ______a passage

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AI. 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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When you are bringing out the differences in two items in paragraph development you are using ____________ technique 

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The application letter is a _________to an advertisement

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Words are made up of separable ______units referred to as Syllables

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The ---------- of a paragraph may be a problem, statement or a Generalization

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AN. Placing a topic sentence at the end of a paragraph _________

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In English unlike in Nigerian languages there is not perfect ________ between spelling and sound

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Summarization involves condensing and ____ a large piece of writing

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A formal letter must have the __________of the sender and the receiver

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The English language has ______ consonant sounds

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Combining two or three _____of a passage into one will help condense the passage

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AT. 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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AU. 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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Sounds in the English language can broadly be divided into _____________and consonants

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AW. The English word 'Afterwards' is stressed on the _________ syllable

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AX. In the sentence, 'I have been waiting for sometime now' the tense form is_________.

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The words "pocket", "pretend" and "docket" all have ____

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The Memorandum is used for __________communication in an organization

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Falling tone is a change in pitch from _________to low tone

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Secondary _____is weaker than the primary stress

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The substitution of one _____for another can bring about a change in meaning

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BD. Conferences and seminars help to bring ______ in a particular subject together to present their experiences and views.

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BE. In the sentence, 'The President arrives from China tomorrow', the tense form is __________.

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Repetition of_________, ideas and wishes is not necessary in doing a summary

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BG. Identify the voice of the underlined verb in the sentence as active or passive. The art of football commentary was developed along with the sport. The verb is ____

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BH. The present tense forms of the verb 'do' are ________

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BI. In the sentence, 'She was singing happily' the tense form is __________.

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BJ. No sentence can be correct in English without proper sequence of _______

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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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BL. 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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------------- entails keeping the rules, customs and conventions that are observed in our society

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BN. Which vowel is represented in the word 'whack'?

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In a _________ instead of using "I beg to state" use enquiry instead

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BP. Fill in the blank with do or does: _____ you know how to make a cup of tea?

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BQ. Complete the sentence with the appropriate relative pronoun: Chinua Achebe was the author _______ wrote "Things Fall Apart".

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The primary stress is on the _____ syllable in the word "locomotion".

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