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Jyoti replied | 13/03/2015

Please shut off door after you.

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Kirti replied | 17/03/2015

Safar (jounrney) and Suffer

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G Venkat replied | 10/03/2015

The Compound Sentence
A compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses (or simple sentences) joined by co-ordinating conjunctions like "and," "but," and "or":

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Canada is a rich country.

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Still, it has many poor people.

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Canada is a rich country, but still it has many poor people....  more»
The Compound Sentence
A compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses (or simple sentences) joined by co-ordinating conjunctions like "and," "but," and "or":

Simple -
Canada is a rich country.

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Still, it has many poor people.

Compound -
Canada is a rich country, but still it has many poor people.

Compound sentences are very natural for English speakers -- small children learn to use them early on to connect their ideas and to avoid pausing (and allowing an adult to interrupt):

Today at school Mr. Moore brought in his pet rabbit, and he showed it to the class, and I got to pet it, and Kate held it, and we coloured pictures of it, and it ate part of my carrot at lunch, and ...
Of course, this is an extreme example, but if you over-use compound sentences in written work, your writing might seem immature.

A compound sentence is most effective when you use it to create a sense of balance or contrast between two (or more) equally-important pieces of information:

Montéal has better clubs, but Toronto has better cinemas.

Special Cases of Compound Sentences

There are two special types of compound sentences which you might want to note. First, rather than joining two simple sentences together, a co-ordinating conjunction sometimes joins two complex sentences, or one simple sentence and one complex sentence. In this case, the sentence is called a compound-complex sentence:


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The package arrived in the morning, but the courier left before I could check the contents.

The second special case involves punctuation. It is possible to join two originally separate sentences into a compound sentence using a semicolon instead of a co-ordinating conjunction:

Sir John A. Macdonald had a serious drinking problem; when sober, however, he could be a formidable foe in the House of Commons.

Usually, a conjunctive adverb like "however" or "consequently" will appear near the beginning of the second part, but it is not required:

The sun rises in the east; it sets in the west.




The Complex Sentence
A complex sentence contains one independent clause and at least one dependent clause. Unlike a compound sentence, however, a complex sentence contains clauses which are not equal. Consider the following examples:

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My friend invited me to a party. I do not want to go.
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My friend invited me to a party, but I do not want to go.
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Although my friend invited me to a party, I do not want to go.

In the first example, there are two separate simple sentences: "My friend invited me to a party" and "I do not want to go." The second example joins them together into a single sentence with the co-ordinating conjunction "but," but both parts could still stand as independent sentences -- they are entirely equal, and the reader cannot tell which is most important. In the third example, however, the sentence has changed quite a bit: the first clause, "Although my friend invited me to a party," has become incomplete, or a dependent clause. «less

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Pragneshkumar replied | 17/12/2015

Being healthy he is happy.

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Priya replied | 21/03/2015

Workbooks have exercises based on SSC pattern, working it out periodically would help you.

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Pragneshkumar replied | 30/03/2015

Hire a mentor. Learn from the school book and practice grammar properly.

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Deepak replied | 27/04/2015

Speaking is very scientific process its requires your both part of brain but understanding is quite simple. So if you have understanding power then you have to learn speaking properly. It has its own language acquisition process. So please join any perfect class. l hope you will get result. Best of luck.

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Pragneshkumar replied | 23/07/2015

Try to see things in english and use words in your routine language and try to speak the most

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Veena replied | 17/03/2015

It just means that just because something has value or is important, doesn't mean that it can be measured. And at the same time, just because something can be counted or measured, doesn't mean that it is valuable or important. It's similar to "All that glitters is not gold and all that is gold does not glitter." (Not exactly the same, but similar.) For example, happiness cant be...  more»
It just means that just because something has value or is important, doesn't mean that it can be measured. And at the same time, just because something can be counted or measured, doesn't mean that it is valuable or important. It's similar to "All that glitters is not gold and all that is gold does not glitter." (Not exactly the same, but similar.) For example, happiness cant be "counted" but it is indescribably important. Stones can be measured in number and weight, but it doesn't mean that it has any value. «less

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Kirti replied | 17/03/2015

Money can be counted but doesn't always count (matter). Blessings cannot be counted but they do count (matter)

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Paridhee replied | 10/06/2015

Body language interpretations means different in different ethnicities. For instance In 1992, George Bush visited Australia and, from the window of his limousine, held up his index and middle fingers in the V shape, a la Winston Churchill. With the palm facing outward, this V means victory in England, or peace in North America. Too bad Bush gestured with his palm facing inward,...  more»
Body language interpretations means different in different ethnicities. For instance In 1992, George Bush visited Australia and, from the window of his limousine, held up his index and middle fingers in the “V” shape, a la Winston Churchill. With the palm facing outward, this V means victory in England, or peace in North America. Too bad Bush gestured with his palm facing inward, the nonverbal equivalent of “up yours.” It was heavily condemned. Hence, untill one is talking to ones own ethnic groups, he must be very careful with using body gestures. «less

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Pragneshkumar replied | 05/12/2015

IT DEPENDS TO PERSONALITY TO PERSONALITY

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Pragneshkumar replied | 30/03/2015

Its mind, what we can see is the first and last laters.

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Jyoti replied | 27/04/2015

Its called semantic grouping of familiar words and their structures stored in the mental lexicon

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Vivek replied | 03/03/2015

Read above distorted paragraph with letters misspelled and reckon your percentage.

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Annesha replied | 07/03/2015

Percentage?! Jesus! The Indian School system has really drilled itself into every one of us, hasn't it? We try to quantify the most outrageous things these days!!

Manpreet, see whether you are speaking fast and effectively enough to carry on with your communications without hindrance. If you are confident and can articulate correctly, you are doing well. compare with...  more»
Percentage?! Jesus! The Indian School system has really drilled itself into every one of us, hasn't it? We try to quantify the most outrageous things these days!!

Manpreet, see whether you are speaking fast and effectively enough to carry on with your communications without hindrance. If you are confident and can articulate correctly, you are doing well. compare with the fluency of someone you KNOW is good in English. Listen to good orators. But please do not try to put a percentile to it!! «less

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Vinit replied | 03/03/2015

In order to learn how to speak English you can consult a teacher or go to a class.

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Annesha replied | 07/03/2015

Same way you learnt your vernacular!!

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Singaravelu 25/02/2015 in  Spoken English classes

There are many idioms, phrases and quotes on shoes. "It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe" "A woman carries her clothes. But the shoe carries the woman" Can You Share an interesting shoe-incident in your life or an idiom or a phrase? A shoe anecdote: I had to trek bare-footed to my school till my school...  more»

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Gururaj replied | 18/11/2015

Let me tell you the story of shoes. I wonder what people did before the invention of shoes. It must have been very hard. What started as a practical venture has turned out to be a fascinating industry. It is a booming industry. It is now a fine blend of art and functionality. Though all shoes share basic characteristics, their coloring, materials, and designs have transformed drastically...  more»
Let me tell you the story of shoes. I wonder what people did before the invention of shoes. It must have been very hard. What started as a practical venture has turned out to be a fascinating industry. It is a booming industry. It is now a fine blend of art and functionality. Though all shoes share basic characteristics, their coloring, materials, and designs have transformed drastically over thousands of years in the fascinating history of footwear.
Experts believe shoes were invented around the Middle Paleolithic period approximately 40,000 years ago. However, it wasn’t until the Upper Paleolithic period that footwear was consistently worn by populations. The earliest shoe prototypes were soft, made from wraparound leather, and resembled either sandals or moccasins.
In the early 1800’s, women’s and men’s shoes finally began to differ from one another in style, color, heel, and toe shape. Cloth-topped shoes made an appearance during this era, and boots grew exceedingly popular. After much fluctuation, the standard for a man’s heel finally settled at 1 inch.
Up until 1850, shoes were made straight, meaning that there was no differentiation from left and right shoes. As the twentieth century approached, shoemakers improved comfort by making foot-specific shoes.
In today's shoe making comfort and looks are the priorities and you have hundred of options to choose from. The evolution is however phenomenal. «less

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Pragneshkumar replied | 17/12/2015

Yes! it is.

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Deepak replied | 28/04/2015

Being a trainer our main job is to make students able to understand the subject. And generally we make a group and start our work and students follow our instructions in this way we manage the level. If it happens in one to one program then in demo class we normally know and work according to students. Because at any how we have to make them speaker. Thanks

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Suhas replied | 24/05/2015

From the trainer's point of you such a classification is irrelevant. He / She undertakes the job evaluating individual capacity.

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Jyoti replied | 03/03/2015

The human brain has an ingrained processing system called the LAD or language acquisition device and it follows the rudiments of the principles and parameters theory.The accent is a suprasegmental feature overlaid once the segmental aspects are taken care of.i.e accuracy precedes fluency.Let's emphasize more on the former which would goad more light on the fact that English is a...  more»
The human brain has an ingrained processing system called the LAD or language acquisition device and it follows the rudiments of the principles and parameters theory.The accent is a suprasegmental feature overlaid once the segmental aspects are taken care of.i.e accuracy precedes fluency.Let's emphasize more on the former which would goad more light on the fact that English is a foreign language and accents have to be acquired by non-native speakers. «less

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Annesha replied | 07/03/2015

WHY do we want to learn the American accent again?!

Notwithstanding, I like Jyoti's answer very much. She has succinctly explained the science behind the phenomenon. Hopefully that answers your question!

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Venkatarama Durga replied | 11/03/2015

Uniformity is desirable when spelling over the phone. To avoid ambiguity, use this tool: http://www.spelltool.com/en/index.php . These are known as ICAO/ITU/NATO standard.

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Pooja Kaushik replied | 11/03/2015

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Dear Singaravelu,the NATO phonetic alphabet chart is widely used,but one can be on the safer side and use city names/Indian names like A=Ajay, within India for proper understanding and thus effective communication.

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Sanjiv replied | 12/12/2015

It is the "I" of taking ownership

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Suhas replied | 21/12/2015

Maybe egoism ! But whose egoism ?

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Arun replied | 27/02/2015

Time and worth matters....

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Deepak replied | 28/03/2015

It is very interesting, but according to me he has to do deep study of English. Otherwise accent alone can't do any miracle for him. And I would like to know whether he is able to transcribe the sentences or not. If yes then its a matter of great rejoice. But his further education is very essential.

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Balaji replied | 27/02/2015

Good book to go through.

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Kirti replied | 01/03/2015

I remember consulting Wren & Martin.

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Deepak replied | 26/03/2015

To improve your communication skill is quite easy for you if you build up an ambience of English in your mind. To do this you can do so many things according to your own comfort but listening and speaking two basic things.just try to perform these two things as much as possible. Apart from this try to improve your vocabulary and also give feasible attention on pronunciation. Body...  more»
To improve your communication skill is quite easy for you if you build up an ambience of English in your mind. To do this you can do so many things according to your own comfort but listening and speaking two basic things.just try to perform these two things as much as possible. Apart from this try to improve your vocabulary and also give feasible attention on pronunciation. Body basics and face expression can also make you very comfortable in English. Try to watch debate on various news channels.just read more and become good listener.you have good communication skill and by using it you can make it razor sharp. Best of luck. «less

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Pragneshkumar replied | 30/03/2015

Communicate and hire one mentor. read and write a lot

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Neera replied | 03/03/2015

Sometimes you feel embarrassed when somebody speaks in an accent and style which goes above your mind although you know the language. But any language and accent can be mastered with determination, by watching English movies, English serials and then using the intersting words and sentences very often.

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Annesha replied | 07/03/2015

Teething problems? I am sorry but I am not aware of what that means in terms of learning a language. Could you elaborate please?

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Deepak replied | 26/03/2015

English has terrific power to fulfill all sort of requirements. So people are very keen to use this language. In true sense its backbone of science and technology. Due to internet we can't shield ourself from English. We can explore our knowledge with English in any desired arena. It also has very rich stock of literature. It performs the best role of link language.so how can anyone...  more»
English has terrific power to fulfill all sort of requirements. So people are very keen to use this language. In true sense its backbone of science and technology. Due to internet we can't shield ourself from English. We can explore our knowledge with English in any desired arena. It also has very rich stock of literature. It performs the best role of link language.so how can anyone dare to neglect this language. .Truely its very easy to learn and grow and snazzy to use.so they are trying to maximize the use of this language.our corporate world also making English so popular due to its MNC culture and its the need of hour. «less

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Pragneshkumar replied | 23/07/2015

One day for sure!

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Suhas replied | 12/05/2015

Mothertongue reins supreme. In no case any foreign language --- be it English -- can swallow it. Therefore leave aside imaginary anxiety & hypothetical worries.

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Mamatha replied | 10/07/2015

Mother tongue is near to heart but english is for stomach

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Sanjiv replied | 12/12/2015

Which specific class are you talking about? Phonics or Englisk Speaking?

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Suhas replied | 23/12/2015

Don"t expect anything free.You have to pay for everything you want. Municipal taxes provide you water & electricity.

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Singaravelu replied | 23/02/2015

Diplomacy plays vital role in the bilateral relationship of any two countries.
So Diplomacy too is capable of 'Solving the nastiest problem in the nicest way' - - See more at: http://www.urbanpro.com/spoken-english/-solving-the-nastiest-problem-in-the-nicest-way/3017841...  more»
Diplomacy plays vital role in the bilateral relationship of any two countries.
So Diplomacy too is capable of 'Solving the nastiest problem in the nicest way' - - See more at: http://www.urbanpro.com/spoken-english/-solving-the-nastiest-problem-in-the-nicest-way/3017841 . «less

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Annesha replied | 07/03/2015

Please rephrase.

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Pragneshkumar replied | 28/02/2015

Everything is correct as far as your message is transferred.

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Deepak replied | 28/04/2015

Yes these are correct.

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Rd replied | 24/02/2015

metonym

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Annesha replied | 25/02/2015

Depends on how you are using it. You could alternatively say, "analogous" or "equivalently".

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Pragneshkumar replied | 30/03/2015

Wisdom comes from the knowledge but knowledge doesn’t come from wisdom.

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Deepak replied | 27/04/2015

Wisdom is the pure skill and decision making attitude on the other hand knowledge is very scientific and learning based quality.knowledge generates wisdom but wisdom can't' give the certainty of knowledge.

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