Presentation on theme: "Sentence Patterns S + V…so that S + V… S + be/aux./V…, and so + be/aux. + S. S + be/aux. + not…, and neither + be/aux. + S. S + be/V…+ such + n. phrase."— Presentation transcript:
Sentence Patterns S + V…so that S + V… S + be/aux./V…, and so + be/aux. + S. S + be/aux. + not…, and neither + be/aux. + S. S + be/V…+ such + n. phrase + that-clause. S + be/V…+ so + adj./adv + that-clause.
S + V…so that S + V… I finished my homework by 9:50 so that I could watch the 10 o’clock movie on HBO. (On your own) 他找了兩份兼差以便於有足夠的錢付各 種帳單。 He found two part-time jobs so that he could have enough money to pay all kinds of bills.
S + be/aux./V…, and so + be/aux. + S. I am 16 every day, and so is she. Peter will be here tomorrow, and so will Joe. Ted walks to school every day, and so does Al. I’ve been to Japan twice, and so has my mom. (On your own) 去年 Rachel 國中畢業 Bob 也是。 Rachel graduated from junior high school, and so did Bob.
S + be/aux. + not…, and neither + be/aux. + S. Jane wasn’t here yesterday, and neither was I. Sue couldn’t come, and neither could Don. She hasn’t eaten dinner yet, and neither have I. (On your own) A: 我們明年將不舉辦任何音樂會。 B: 我們也不舉辦。 A: We won’t hold any concert next year. B: Neither will we.
Jane has such a good personality that every one of us likes her. Jim is such a hard-working student that he gets good grades in almost every subject. (On your own) Helen 是個很專心的女孩以致於在課堂上學 到很多。 Helen is such an attentive girl that she has learned a lot in class. S + be/V…+ such + n. phrase + that-clause.
S + be/V…+ so + adj./adv + that-clause. Jane is so hard-working a student that he gets good grades in almost every subject. (adj.) Jim has so good a personality that everyone likes him. (adj.) He drove so fast that he nearly hit a boy. (adv.) (On your own) 她是個很受歡迎的歌手她最新的專輯很暢 銷。 She was so popular a singer that her latest album became a hit.
so…that… vs. such…that… They are such nice guys that they help each other whenever they can. Sue is so nice a girl that she is willing to help others when they are in need or in trouble. Jeanie did her homework so carefully that she didn’t make a single mistake. He is such an honest person that his parents are proud of him.