English Language | Revision Paper 1 II

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Active Voice
The subject of the sentence carries out the action on the object of the sentence.
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Passive Voice
The subject of the sentence has an action carried out on it.
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Transitive Verb
Verbs that are followed by a direct object.
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Intransitive Verb
Verbs that cannot take a direct object.
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Finite Verb
A verb form which can change depending upon the verb tense that is required. E.g. I ran, I run, I will run.
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Non-Finite Verb
Retain the same form regardless of verb tense. E.g. Laughing.
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The subject of a sentence is the person, place or thing governing or carrying out the action of the verb.
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A direct object is the person, place or thing which receives the action of a verb. It normally follows the verb.
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Co-ordinating Conjuctions
Co-ordinating conjunctions are: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so. (FANBOYS)
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Correlative Conjuctions
These perform the same function as co-ordinating conjunctions, but they come in pairs. They are used to contrast pairs of things or actions. E.g. 'Both, and' 'Either, or' 'Not only, but also'.
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Subordinating Conjunctions
These conjunctions join a main clause to a subordinate clause. E.g When, while, before, after, since, until, if, because, although, that, which.
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Addition Connectives
Furthermore, moreover, in addition to, as well as, also.
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Contrast Connective
However, despite, although, whereas, even though, otherwise, alternatively
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Sequential Connectives
Firstly, secondly, then, next, afterwards, following this, earlier, later, after that
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Time (temporal) Connectives
While, until, meanwhile, when, whenever, as soon as, just as.
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Casual Connectives
since, because (of), so, as, owing to, due to.
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Conditional Connectives
If, unless, so that, provided that, for, depending on, on condition that
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Consequential Connectives
Consequently, thus, therefore, as a result, in which case, it follows that
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Summative Connectives
Finally, lastly, in conclusion, to sum up, to conclude, to summarise
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Passive Voice


The subject of the sentence has an action carried out on it.

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Transitive Verb


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Intransitive Verb


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Finite Verb


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