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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Word Power

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Word Power Antonyms Antonyms are the words that have opposite meaning. Synonyms Synonyms are the words that have similar meaning. One Word Substitutions One word substitutions are defined as single words that are used in place of a group of words to denote a person, an object, a place…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Question Tags

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Question Tags Read the following sentences. Rituja is very intelligent, isn’t she? The heat has become scorching, hasn’t it? The guests have not-arrived yet, have they? We often use these kind of sentences in our daily conversations. These sentences contain a statement and a question part for confirmation. This…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Modals

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Modals Modals, also known as modal verbs mix with another verb to point mood or tense. All the auxiliary verbs except be, do and have are called Modals. These modals cannot act alone as  the main verb in a sentence. Some Important Modals Use of ‘Can’ ‘Can’ is the…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Interjection

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Interjection Interjections are the words that are used to express sentiments and emotions of the speaker or the writer or they are used to convey protest or hesitation. They are usually single words or small phrases separated by commas or they are on their own with an exclamation mark…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Conjunction

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Conjunction The conjunctions are used to join words or sentences, e.g. A boy and a girl. The music was loud nevertheless it was enjoyable. Types of Conjunction There are five types of conjunctions: coordinating conjunctions, correlative conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, compound conjunctions and linking adverbs and transition words. Coordinating Conjunctions…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Article

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Article The words a, an and the are special adjectives called articles. Types of Articles . The following types of articles are given below Indefinite Article The indefinite article (a / an) is used when we don’t specify the things or people we are talking about. e.g. I met…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Adverb

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – Adverb Definition of Adverb An adverb is a word that modifies the meaning of a verb or an adjective or another adverb, e.g. Mandy is a very careful driver. Mandy drives carefully. Mandy drives very carefully. In sentence (1), the word ‘very’ modifies the meaning of the adjective ‘careful’. In…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – The Sentence

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar – The Sentence Definition of Sentence When one or more words are grammatically linked and bring out a complete sense, it is called a sentence. e.g. The Earth revolves around the Sun. The cow gives us milk. It is a hot day. Kinds of Sentences Sentences are of four kinds…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar Integrated Exercises

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar Integrated Exercises Type I Fill in the Blanks 1. Fill in the blanks using a word. Write the answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank number. Passenger airplanes mostly fly (a) _______ speeds less than that (b) _______ sound. Airplanes (c) _______ can fly (d) _______ greater speeds…
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CBSE Class 8 English Grammar Reported Speech

CBSE Class 8 English Grammar Reported Speech 1. There are two different ways in which we can report the words of a speaker : (a) Direct Speech or Direct Narration. (b) Indirect Speech or Indirect Narration. 2. (a) Direct Speech contains the actual words of the speaker ; as— Sarla said, “My father has a…
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