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2 Word File Sentence Patterns Expansion Writing Practice

3 I. mothers stepmother 繼母 mother-in-law 岳母 foster/adoptive mother 養母 single mother 單親媽媽 biological mother 生母 unmarried mother 未婚媽媽

4 II. expressions with the word “mother” mother tongue 母語 mother ship 母艦 mother country 祖國 motherland 祖國 Mother Nature 大自然 Mother Earth 孕育萬物的大地 Back

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6 How do your mother’s hands feel? What does your mom do for you every day? What have you done for your mother? Have you ever told your mom how you feel about her? What is your mother like? Have you ever complained about your mother? Is there anything you have done that might have hurt your mom? Have you ever done anything that made your mom proud of you? What will you do for your mom on Mother’s Day this year? I. Q & A

7 1.( ) 2.( ) 3.( ) C A B Back Check the answers.

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9 The subject and verb in a sentence must agree with each other. This is called agreement. In brief, agreement means that the verb must be singular if the subject is singular and that the verb must be plural if the subject is plural. To avoid faulty agreements is a very important point in writing.

10 Exercise A: Correct the agreement error(s) in each sentence. 1. It were her rough hands that annoyed me. was

11 Exercise A: Correct the agreement error(s) in each sentence. 2. Many pairs of substances behaves like amber and cloth when it is rubbed together. behavethey are

12 Exercise A: Correct the agreement error(s) in each sentence. 3. A herd of elephants is often thought to be very noisy. are

13 Exercise A: Correct the agreement error(s) in each sentence. 4. “Mother’s Hands” are a good article that you should read. You will like them. it is

14 Exercise A: Correct the agreement error(s) in each sentence. 5. Among the team members were a little girl leaping high in the air. She cut into the water without a splash. was

15 Exercise B: Complete the following passage by choosing the correct form of the verb or pronoun in the parentheses. The first Mother’s Day was celebrated in West Virginia in At that time, only five percent of all married women __1__ (was/were) working outside __2__ (her/their) homes. Since then, a lot __3__ (have/has) changed.

16 Exercise B: Today, most moms __4__ (do/does) work outside their families. In fact, sixty percent __5__ (go/goes) back before __6__ (her/their) child is one year old. So what do women have to say about the state of motherhood today? Well, according to a new study, it depends.

17 Exercise B: Most __7__ (say/says) being a mom __8__ (are/is) tougher today than __9__ (they were/it was) 20 or 30 years ago. And about half __10__ (say/says) today’s moms are doing a worse job than their own mothers did. As more moms than ever before head back to work, how well are we all adapting? Check the answers.

18 Exercise B: Complete the following passage by choosing the correct form of the verb or pronoun in the parentheses. The first Mother’s Day was celebrated in West Virginia in At that time, only five percent of all married women __1__ (was/were) working outside __2__ (her/their) homes. Since then, a lot __3__ (have/has) changed.

19 Exercise B: Today, most moms __4__ (do/does) work outside their families. In fact, sixty percent __5__ (go/goes) back before __6__ (her/their) child is one year old. So what do women have to say about the state of motherhood today? Well, according to a new study, it depends.

20 Back Exercise B: Most __7__ (say/says) being a mom __8__ (are/is) tougher today than __9__ (they were/it was) 20 or 30 years ago. And about half __10__ (say/says) today’s moms are doing a worse job than their own mothers did. As more moms than ever before head back to work, how well are we all adapting?


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