Function of Auxiliary or Verb TO DO

Function of Auxiliary or Verb TO DO

Function of Auxiliary or Verb TO DO

Function of Auxiliary or Verb TO DO

        After sharing about the function of Auxiliary TO BE in the previous post, now we want to share another kind of auxiliaries. In this case we want to share about Auxiliary TO DO. However, before discussing about auxiliary TO DO, it would be better if we recall our understanding about the meaning of Auxiliary verb. (Also read : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WOULD)

       What is an auxiliary verb? An auxiliary verb (also called helping verb) is an auxiliary used to help/assist the main verb of the sentience.

       After having understand the meaning of an auxiliary, let’s we discuss about Auxiliary TO DO. The topic I’ll share is the function of TO DO, the kind and the examples in using TO DO.

A. The function of TO DO

There two main functions of TO DO. They are:

1. As Auxiliary

TO DO is function as auxiliary when there is a main verb (verb) after TO DO in a sentence. In this case, the sentence consists of auxiliary TO DO is called SIMPLE TENSE. read more

Definition and Kinds of adjective

Definition and Kinds of adjective

Kinds of Adjective

Definition and Kinds of adjective

       After sharing kinds of noun and kinds of pronoun in the previous post, now I want to share another part of speech. It is about kinds of Adjective. So let’s go to the explanation.

Definition

       An adjective is a word or set of words that modifies (describes) a noun or pronoun. Adjectives may come before the word they modify. (Also read : Definition and Kinds of Pronoun)

Examples:

That is a cute puppy.

She likes a high school senior.

Adjectives may also follow the word they modify:

Examples:

That puppy looks cute.

Kinds of Adjective

  • Descriptive Adjective or adjective of quality
  • Adjective of quantity
  • Demonstrative Adjective
  • Possessive Adjective
  • Indefinite Adjective
  • Interrogative adjective
  • Comparative Adjective
  • Superlative Adjective

Descriptive adjective

Descriptive adjectives are the most numerous of the different types of adjectives. These adjectives describe nouns that refer to action, state, or quality (careless, dangerous, excited, sad, black, white, big, small, long, fat, English, Mediterranean, three-cornered).

  • Dangerous chemicals
  • Green vegetables
  • A square box
  • A big house
  • A tall tree
  • A cold morning
  • A true story

Adjective of quantity

An adjective of quantity tells us the number (how many) or amount (how much) of a noun. read more

Definition and Kinds of Pronoun

Definition and Kinds of Pronoun

Kinds of Pronoun

Definition and Kinds of Pronoun

       Hello my dearest visitors, have a nice meeting again. In the previous post I have shared about Nouns and their classification. Have you read it? I hope so. In this occasion I will share the topic related to Nouns. It’s about Definition and Kinds of Pronoun. Then let’s start for understanding about Pronoun. (Also read : Kind of Nouns based on the Classification)

Definition

       Generally (but not always) pronouns stand for (pro + noun) or refer to a noun, an individual or individuals or thing or things (the pronoun’s antecedent) whose identity is made clear earlier in the text.

For instance,

The students of Junior High School prepare for test. They have study hard every day.

They here is a pronoun referring to the students of Junior High School.

Not all pronouns will refer to an antecedent, however.

Everyone here like to watch film.

The word “everyone” has no antecedent.

Kinds of Pronouns:

  1. Personal
  2. Demonstrative
  3. Indefinite
  4. Relative
  5. Reflexive
  6. Intensive
  7. Interrogative
  8. Reciprocal

This kinds of Pronouns can be made a table as, read more