INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS

1.An interrogative pronoun is a pronoun which is used to make asking questions easy. There are just five interrogative pronouns. Each one is used to ask a very specific question or indirect question.

2.What – Used to ask questions about people or objects.

3.Which – Used to ask questions about people or objects.

4.Who – Used to ask questions about people

5.Whom – This interrogative pronoun used to ask questions about people

6.Whose – Used to ask questions about people or objects, always related to possession

THE VERB – Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

1.Verb is a word that tells or asserts something about a person or thing.

2.A Verb is a word used to tell or assert something about some person or thing

3.The boy kicks the football.” – The action denoted by the verb kicks passes over from the doer or subject boy to some Object football. The verb kicks is, therefore, called a Transitive Verb.

4.”The boy laughs loudly.” – The action denoted by the verb laughs stops with the doer or Subject boy and does not pass over to an Object, The verb laughs is, therefore, called an Intransitive Verb

Active and Passive Verbs

1.Find the subject (the main character of the sentence). Find the main verb (the action that the sentence identifies). Examine the relationshipbetween the subject and main verb.

2.Does the subject perform the action of the main verb? (If so, the sentence is active.) Does the subject sit there while something else — named or unnamed — performs an action on it? (If so, the sentence is passive.)

3.The subject of an active voice sentence performs the action of the verb: “I throw the ball.”

4.The subject of a passive voice sentence is still the main character of the sentence, but something else performs the action: “The ball is thrown by me.

Turn sentences from Active to Passive Verbs

QuestionsAnswers
The cat killed the mouse.The mouse was killed by the cat
The man cut down the tree.the tree was cut down by the man
Columbus discovered America.America was discovered by columbus
His teacher praised himHe was praised by his teacher
The boy teased the dog.The dog was teased by the boy

Change the voice so verbs will be in active voice

QuestionAnswer
He was praised by his father.his father praised him
The first railway was built by George Stephenson.george stephenson built the first railway
The horse was frightened by the noise.The noise frightened the horse
Not a word was spoken by Latif.Latif didnot speak a word
The road was lined with people.People lined the road