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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46. Write down any nouns plural in form, but singular in
47. Make three sentences with such as as a relative pronoun.
48. Distinguish between :
pennies, pence ; dies, dice.
49. Write down some nouns which, owing to the nature of their
meaning, are used only in the singular. ^
50. Write down fifteen nouns used only in the plural.
51. Pronounce and explain why the i sounds as ee:
antique, chagrin, fatigue» machine, marine, caprice, oblique,
to pique^ police.
52. Compare the pronunciation of: ' ■ ^
to clean, to cleanse; dear, dearth; dry, dronght; breadth,
broad ; width, wide.
53. Pronounce: business, burial, cabbage, hearse, spaniel,
heinous, sergeant, venison, benison. vineyard, pint, Latin-,
fiend, fiendish, devil, demon, shire, Lancanshire, fiery, dial,
diary, circuit.
yolk, to choke, a joke; to jeer, to cheer, sheer; to chop,
a job, a siiop, a chop.
55. How are this and that used when they express contrasts?
56. How are the relatives who, that, and vihich distin-
guished in usage?
57. Give the rules for the use of shall and will.
58. Name some words which have the accent on the first
syllable, if used as nouns, and on the second, if used as verbs.
59. Name some causative verbs.
60. Name some adjectives with more than one superlative form,
and show the difference in usage.