Titel: Hints and questions for the use of candidates, lower instruction English
Auteur: Hoog, W. de
Uitgave: Dordrecht: J.P. Revers, 1890 *
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Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 4878
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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Questions on Grammar and Pronunciation.
1. Why are w and y called semi-vowels?
2. Why do we pronounce :
malign, malignant; benign, benignant.
.3. When is the g hard, when soft? Pronounce:
gimlet, gibbet, to linger, longitude, gender, to gel.
i. What is the difference between a digraph and a dipii-
thoiig? Give e.icamples.
5. What are the sounds of cii in words from the Anglo-Saxon,
the Greek, the Latin, and the French languages? Pronounce:
chasm, machine, machination, chivalry, chaos, stomach,
church, chalice.
6. Pronounce: to belch, French, branch, to filch.
7. Say what you know of the pronunciation of the prefix arch.
8. What do you understand by:
monosyllable, dissyllable, trisyllable, polysyllable?
9. What is the difference between fewer and less, a great
deal and a great many?
10. Explain the difference between a personal and a relative
11. What do you understand by : antecedent?
13. Write down eight nouns in which f in the singular remains
unchanged in the plural.
13. Write down the plurals of;
cai-go, monarch, colloquy, soliloquy, hero, chimney, sheep,
grief, echo, zero.