English Conversation Practice 11

306. I have been waiting for you since morning.
307. She has been spreading it all over.
308. Mother has been cooking from morning.
309. We have been experiencing a dry weather since last month.
310. It has been raining from early morning.

English Conversation Practice 10

296. I have been busy.
297. She has been ill.
298. He has been a thief.
299. The patient has been unconscious.
300. We have been fortunate.

English Conversation Practice 09

271. I have left my watch at home.
272. She has misunderstood me.
273. Someone has spoilt the air.
274. The dog has dirtied the place.
275. We have not yet finished cooking.

English Conversation Practice 08

251. I am learning English now.
252. They are taking/having dinner.
253. She is doing some work at the moment.
254. He is making a keen effort.
255. It is raining cats and dogs.

English Conversation Practice 07

241. I can answer your question.
242. She can realize its value.
243. We cannot tell lies.
244. Can you give me your pen for a minute?
245. Can they win this election? Yes, they can win this election.

Comparison of Adjective 01

01.    An adjective is a word that describes a noun.

·         She is a decent girl.
·         You've got a nice garden.
·         The sea was rough and stormy.

02.     Some adjectives can be compared. There are three degrees of comparison.

1)      The positive
2)      The comparative
3)      The superlative

The positive: names the simple quality.

                     Eg: dark, tall, bright, kind, useful etc.

The comparative: names a further degree of the quality.

                     Eg: darker, taller, brighter, kinder, more useful etc.

The superlative: names the utmost degree of the quality.

                     Eg: the darkest, the tallest, the brightest, the kindest, the most useful.

03.     How are the comparative and superlative degrees formed? A short adjective and a long adjective form their comparative and superlative in different ways. Look at the following examples.