Sentence Focus

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Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you learn to use contrast to emphatize important words, you will:
    • A. 

      Use better the English language

    • B. 

      Be understood better and hear better

    • C. 

      Can listen to and speak better

    • D. 

      Be able to listen music to perfection

  • 2. 
    Focus rule 1 says:
    • A. 

      The stressed syllable of a focus word is extra long, extra clear, and has a pitch change.

    • B. 

      In each short sentence or clause there isn't a focus word.

    • C. 

      Content word are words that carry the most information in a sentence.

    • D. 

      The stressed syllable of a focus word isn't extra long, extra clear, and has a pitch change.

  • 3. 
    Content word are words that carry the most information in a sentence. This words are:
    • A. 

      Nouns

    • B. 

      Articles

    • C. 

      Prepositions

    • D. 

      Adjectives

    • E. 

      Adverbs

    • F. 

      Main verbs

    • G. 

      Questions words

    • H. 

      To be

  • 4. 
    In the phrase: I don't know why he eats that way. Content word is he, because is pronoun and pronuns are content words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    At the beginning of a conversation, the last content word in a clause or sentence is usually the focus word.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Two people on the street Woman: What are they ________? Man:      They're building a school. Woman: What kind of school? Elementary or high school? Man:       Neither. I think it's a trade school.
  • 7. 
    When a speaker feels strongly or wants to correct something that was said before, a structure word may be emphasized. Sometimes, however, a structure word is the most important word in a sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    According to the rule 6, choose the emphasizing structure words in each dialogue. There are 8 words. A: Does she like classical music? B: No, but he does. A: Where's Michael's English book? B: I don't know. Ask him about it. A: Jerry showed me your fine report. B: It's not mine. It's mostly his work.
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      He

    • C. 

      Does

    • D. 

      English

    • E. 

      I

    • F. 

      Book

    • G. 

      Him

    • H. 

      Fine

    • I. 

      Report

    • J. 

      It's

    • K. 

      Mine

    • L. 

      His

  • 9. 
    Focus words in the next sentences are: A: Bogota is smaller than Cucuta B: I don't think so. Bogota is bigger than Cucuta.
    • A. 

      Cucuta,think,bigger

    • B. 

      Bogota,smaller, Cucuta

    • C. 

      Think, than, Cucuta