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Chapter 6. Unit summary: The importance ... > Independent practice activity

Independent practice activity

1: What are the benefits of studying grammar in business?
2: Why is an understanding of grammar rules important?
3: What are the parts of speech?
4: List the different levels of grammatical organization.
5: A collective noun shows ownership for another noun. True or false? False.
6: Identify the type of noun for the following examples.

Examples Noun
Phoenix Corporation 
Employee 
Computer 
November 


7: Write the plural form of the following nouns.

Noun Plural form
Company 
Veto 
Business 
Child 
Tooth 


8: Determine if the underlined word is singular or plural possessive in the following sentences.

Sentences Singular or plural possessive
All of the teams’ reports have been turned in. 
Copies of Mike’s spreadsheet were handed out. 
Tuesday was the proposal’s deadline. 


9: Identify the nouns in the following sentences.

Sentences Noun
Her personal philosophy is odd. 
She says I lack sensitivity. 
Parking can be difficult around campus. 
Michael Pemberton is our instructor. 


10: Select the definition of a verb.
  1. A verb is the same as an adverb.

  2. A verb can only be used to illustrate action.

  3. A verb is a word that can stand alone as a complete sentence.

  4. A verb must accompany an adjective and a noun to be considered as a complete sentence.

11: Change the following sentences to passive voice.

The supervisor interviewed the applicant.

The committee questioned the President.

The milkmaid milked the cow.

12: Determine if the underlined verb in the following sentences is transitive, intransitive, linking, or auxiliary.

The employee worked.

The copy machine ripped the paper.

The meeting was cancelled.

Jenna will be going to Australia in December.

13: Determine if the underlined verb in the following sentences is regular or irregular.

The previous year’s tax forms were packed for storage.

The vice-president gave the speech.

The department has grown to twice its original size.




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