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Module One | Describing language and language skills

TKT Module 1 - Grammar

Test Your Knowledge

To which parts of speech do these words come from? Some words belong to more than one part of speech.

ball      while    run       since    older    fine      oops    

some    choose oil        they     smart    himself            although

Add prefixes or suffixes to these words and make as many new words as you can.

old       stand    able      take      run       mix      read

The comments given below were given by learners. What in your opinion do they mean? Do you concur with them? Explain why or why not.

  1. Studying grammar does not assist me to speak English with native speakers.
  2. Grammar rules are worth learning because they are useful. Grammar terms on the other hand, are not.
  3. When I was learning my first language, grammar was not necessary or useful to me at all.


Match the words that have been underlined in the text with the parts of speech given in the box below. Use your answers to answer questions 1-6. 

Parts of Speech

A.      Verb

B.      Conjunction

C.      Adjective

D.      Preposition

E.       Adverb

F.       Noun

G.     Pronoun

I need you to finish your (1) homework as soon as (2) you can. Do it (3) well. Try not to be distracted by anything. If you need any help, just (4) ask me. It may be a bit (5) hard, but you can do it. (6) When you complete your homework, you can give it to me to check it.  

  1. ___________
  2. ___________
  3. ___________
  4. ___________
  5. ___________
  6. ___________


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