or...
Reset Password Free Sign Up


incorrect cards (0)
correct cards (0)
remaining cards (0)
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the Correct box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the Incorrect box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

Correct box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards



Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 3

Verbal Chapter 3

QuestionAnswer
Are people countable ? YES
Are animals uncountable ? NO
Are liquids countable ? NO
Are materials countable ? No. exception: when they stand for objects they are countable. exmaple: a stone
Are names countable ? NO
What is uncountable ? Names, Materials, Substances, Liquids
Indefinite article for a singular countable? "a"
Indefinite article for a plural countable ? "some"/"any"
Definite article for a plural countable ? "the"
Definite article for a singular uncountable ? "the"
Indefinite article for a singular uncountable ? "some"/"any"
Is that ok? "advices" No. advice is uncountable.
Is that ok? "sugars" Might be. If we're talking on different kinds of sugar.
What's the equivalent of "many" for singular uncountable nouns ? Much
For uncountable nouns we say "a little" (e.g. a little different). What's the equivalent for plural countable nouns ? "______ students" "a few"
Building A has 4 windows. Building B has 10 windows. Building A has _____ windows than building B. 1. fewer. 2. less 1. fewer
You need to put the same _____ of water in the cake as you put in the bread. 1. number 2. amount 2. amount
The ______ of students in this class is the greatest. 1. number 2. amount 1. number
What words describe amount and number ? great, small, large
What words describe percent, percentage, score, rate ? high, low
In order to get a _____ score, you need to study hard. high
Correct the sentence: "There are less applicants this year." replace "less" with "fewer"
Correct the sentence: "Souvenir helps one to remember a past occasion." A souvenir helps one to remember a past occasion.
How to check if the word with "ing" is a gerund ? Replace it with a noun and see if it fits the sentence well.
T/F - gerunds are always uncountable. TRUE
Which one is correct ? (A) We object to him leaving the meeting. (B) We object to his leaving the meeting. B is correct. replace the gerund with the noun "departure" and check if it fits.
Which one is correct ? (A) Solving the mathematics problems did not take him much time. (B) Solving of the mathematics problems did not take him much time. A is correct. remove the "ing" and check if it fits.
If you do not know whether the verb takes 'of', choose the option with no 'of'. except: _______, _______, _______ and _______. approve, confess, consist, dispose.
Which one is correct: (A) We are not able to even remember the first days of our lives. (B) We are not able even to remember the first days of our lives. B is correct. (infinitives) never split the "to" from the verb.
Which one is correct: (A) I'm happy to buy a cat. (B) I'm happy to have bought a cat. Both! A - there's an infinitive after the verb and it's something that's going to happen in the future. B - there's a perfective infinitive after the verb and it's something that happened in the past.
Which on is correct ? (A) Approving of the license is a necessary procedure. (B) Approving the license is a necessary procedure. A is correct. remove the "ing" from the gerund and see if it makes sense. we say "approve of"
What are the pronouns ? (1st), (2nd), (3rd) Singular: (I), (you), (he, she, one, it) Plural: (we), (you), (they)
What words cannot be used in the passive voice ? evolve, derive, originate and graduate
Which one is correct ? (A) Plants evolved from simpler forms of life. (B) Plants were evolved from simpler forms of life. A is correct. evolved cannot be used in the passive voice.
Which one is correct ? (A) Plants developed by scientists in the early 90s. (B) Plants were developed by scientists in the early 90s. B is correct.
Which one is correct ? (A) The word derives from the Latin root. (B) The word is derived from the Latin root. A is correct. you can't use "derive" in the passive voice.
Which one is correct ? (A) The results of the tests will be obtained tomorrow. (B) We will obtain the results of the tests tomorrow. A is correct. B changes the meaning.
Which one is correct ? (A) They speak French in Guadeloupe. (B) French is spoken in Guadeloupe. B is correct. you can't start a sentence with "they".
Which one is correct ? (A) In the last lesson, we have learned a lot. (B) In the last lesson, a lot has been learned by us. A is correct. Both are correct grammatically. B is using the passive voice.
Adjective: fast Adverb: ______ fast
Adjective: good Adverb: ______ well
Adjective: ______ Adverb: well good
Adjective: hard Adverb: ______ hard - same meaning hardly - "almost not"
Adjective: deep Adverb: ______ deep - same meaning deeply - "very much"
Adjective: flat Adverb: ______ flat - same meaning flatly - exactly
Adjective: mere Adverb: ______ mere - a little merely - simply
Which one is correct ? (A) He has been playing the violin merely five years. (B) He has been playing the violin a mere five years. A - wrong (merely five years =simply five years) B - correct ( a mere five years - as little as five years)
Which one is correct ? (A) merely + number (B) a/mere + number B is correct. (merely is simply)
What are the adverbs of frequency ? constantly, always, often, frequently, usually, permanently, regularly, sometimes, temporarily, occasionally, rarely, seldom, never. + gradually/eventually (exceptional adverbs of manner that work according to the rules of adverbs of frequency)
What adverbs of manner work according the rules of adverbs of frequency ? gradually & eventually
What are the adverbs of degree ? only, nearly, merely, hardly, scarcely, barely, certainly, definitely, even, just, typically, virtually, almost, totally, fully, specifically, originally, primarily.
Which one is correct ? (A) phrases that answers the question "where?" comes before those that answer the question "when?". (B) phrases that answers the question "when?" comes before those that answer the question "where?". A is correct.
Adjectives comes before: _______ and _______. nouns / gerunds
Adjectives comes after: _______ and _______. verbs / verbs of senses
Adverbs of manner comes after: _______ and _______. verbs / participles
Adverbs of manner comes before: _______ and _______ and _______. adjectives / adverbs / participles
Adverbs of frequency comes before: _______ and _______. verbs / participles
Adverbs of intensity comes before: _______ and _______ and _______. adjectives / adverbs / participles
Adverbs of degree comes before: _______. any pare of speech. depends on logic.
What adverbs can come after what they describe ? ONLY adverbs of manner
Say some common conjunctions ... and, but, because, since, therefore, however, thus, although, even though, though, nevertheless, so, that, when, as, while, after, before, if, yet, for, nor, thereby.
This is correct: We think that she is right. Is this correct? We think she is right. YES. you can omit "that" after "think".
T/F - It is allowed to omit a "that" in GMAT ! FALSE !!!!
Say some prepositions ... of, in, at, from, for, off, to, without, among, between, between and , by, throughout, after, before, while, on, upon, beside, but, except for, in spite of, despite, because of, instead of, due to, like, as, including, regarding, concerning, according to.
Is that correct ? Despite of the heavy traffic, we arrived on time. NO. "despite of"
Prepositions: 1. __ ________ of 2. ________ 3. ________ of 4. ________ 1. In spite of 2. Despite 3. Because of 4. but
Conjunctions (equivalent to prepositions): 1. ________ 2. ________ ________ 3. ________ 4. ________ 5. ________ 1. although 2. even though 3. though 4. because 5. but
Created by: refaelos on 2011-03-12



Copyright ©2001-2014  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.