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GRAMMAR II Name: Mark: / 132 = ( ) Date: SECOND QUARTERLY TEST PRACTICE SECTION

GRAMMAR II

Name:

Mark:

/ 132 =

(

)

Date:

SECOND QUARTERLY TEST

PRACTICE SECTION

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A. Sentence Analysis: Analyse the following sentences into Subject + Predicateor

Subject + Operator + Predicationwhen possible. (

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1. For nearly a decade, the Vietnam War divided the nation in bitterness and violence.

2. The public has a right to know that private gain may be influencing public decisions.

3. I couldn't help overhearing the terrible news about Chile.

4. I read the newspaper for news of sales and bargains.

5. One of the most valuable life experiences for a child could be scouting.

6. The parents of the award winner felt proud.

7. I will call you after work so that we can make plans.

8. Lincoln is one of the most beloved American Presidents.

9. The owner gave his employees a raise in pay.

10. Was much damage done by the tsunami?

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B. Modal verbs:

1. Meanings of Modals: Complete the following mind-map. (

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MAY/MIGHT

( /10)  …………………….  MAY/MIGHT 1. ……………………. 2. Ability 3. Permission 1.
( /10)  …………………….  MAY/MIGHT 1. ……………………. 2. Ability 3. Permission 1.

1. …………………….

2. Ability

3. Permission

1. Possibility

2. …………………….

1. (…………………….) …………………….  MUST 2. Obligation or Compulsion 1. (Logical) Necessity
1.
(…………………….) …………………….
 MUST
2. Obligation or Compulsion
1. (Logical) Necessity
 NEED/HAVE (GOT) TO
2. ……………………. or Compulsion

OUGHT TO/…………….

or Compulsion  OUGHT TO/ ……………. 1. Tentative Inference 2. Obligation  ………. /WOULD

1. Tentative Inference

2. Obligation

………./WOULD

-Common …………… predictive sense 1. Prediction -PRESENT predictive sense -HABITUAL predictive meaning
-Common …………… predictive sense
1. Prediction
-PRESENT predictive sense
-HABITUAL predictive meaning
-Intention
2.
…….…….
-Willingness
-Insistence

SHALL

2. …….……. -Willingness -Insistence  SHALL 1. ……………………. (with 1 s t person

1. ……………………. (with 1 st person subjects)

2. Volition (with 1 st person subjects)

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2. Could/Could have: Rewrite the following sentences, using the adverbs suggested

between brackets, so that they represent the equivalent situation in past time. Any

words in italics should be omitted in your answers. (

a. She can ride a bike. (when she was six)

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b. I can speak French better than I can write it. (when I went to Paris for my first scholarship)

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c. I can’t get into my car. (because I had lost the key)

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d. I can let you take my bike tomorrow. (yesterday)

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e. The doctor can’t see you right now (then), but he could see you tomorrow morning. (the following morning)

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3. Be able to: Replace the words in italics with a suitable form of ‘be able to’. (

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a. After taking a crash course in English, it was possible for him to get a new job.

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b. Have you seen that wonderful brochure? I’d like to have the opportunity of going there!

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c. The teacher admitted that there were some answers that she had found impossible to understand.

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d. If we don’t buy the plane tickets right now, it won’t be possible for us to get them later.

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e. We bought our first car last year: previously it had been impossible for us to get a loan.

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C. Main Operators: Complete the following diagram. ( /8) MAIN …………………………
C. Main Operators: Complete the following diagram. (
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MAIN
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…………………………
………………………….
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OPERATORS
BE
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…………………
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MODAL
MODAL
AUXILIARIES
AUXILIARIES
(can-could/may-might/etc.)
(used to/ought
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to/dare/ need)
MODAL
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…………………

(had better/would rather/ have got to/be to)

THEORY SECTION

(had better/would rather/ have got to/be to) THEORY SECTION A. Answer THREE of the following questions.

A. Answer THREE of the following questions. (

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(be able to/be bound to/be about to/ etc.)

1. Which modal verb is used instead of ‘must’ in interrogative or negative questions? Which other verb is used in the contexts where ‘must’ is impossible? Provide examples.

2. Which modal verbs are used to express ‘politeness’? Explain and exemplify.

3. Why are ‘need’ and ‘dare’ different from other modal verbs? Illustrate.

4. What is the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic meanings of the modal verbs? Explain.

B. Explain TWO of the following topics. Remember to include examples to illustrate

each topic. (

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1. Role of the Operator

2. Modal Verbs in relation to Time Reference