IT AS IMPERSONAL EXPRESS IT AS ANTICIPATORY IT AS IDIOMATIC IT AS IDIOMATIC
it as idiomatic In here the word “IT” has no meaning. It has a vague meaning because we cannot identify precisely what “IT”refers to. When we are going to talk about the time and the weather, we usually use “IT” As illustrations: What time is it now?It is going to rainHold it Can u make it to my partyIt is 5 O’clockTake it easy
it as impersonal express When we are going to avoid mentioning an agent, we can use “IT”. Usually the pattern is: As illustrations: I believe that the children are the futurethe word “I” can be eliminated and replace it + Passive voice verb. It is believed that the children are the future Newspaper reported that there is a bomb exploded in JakartaIt was reported that there is a bomb exploded in Jakarta It + passive voice Verb + That Clause
Exercises on “it as impersonal express” 1.Pilot has estimated that the arrival time of his plane will be at 7 pm. 2.People believe that calcium builds strong bones and teeth. 3.Many doctors thought that eating fruits can help people to prevent cancer. 4.We had considered that he has made a clever design. 5.All people know that we should bring our driving license whenever we ride our motor.
it as anticipatory “IT” is used before the real subject or object of a sentence. For instances: It is great to see you. The word “IT” anticipate “to see youto see you is great It needs lots of money to buy a big house in this area. The word “IT” anticipate “to buy a big house in this area to buy a big house in this area needs lots of money It is clear why Jhon decided to leave Spain. “IT” anticipate “why Jhon decided to leave Spain”. why Jhon decided to leave Spain is clear
exercises on it as anticipatory 1.To drive a car without license is illegal. 2.To hide from me won’t do any good. 3.To keep healthy is highly important. 4.To pass the final exam needs hard effort 5.To understand the process of designing object is useful.
it as pr0noun The word “IT” is used when we are going to refer to something apart from human For Examples: The english boook is good. It is made by Betty S. The word “IT” refer to “the English book” Would you like me to show you our new cleaning unit? It’s a clever design. The word “IT” refer to “our new cleaning unit”
exercises on it as pr0noun 1.I am reading an English novel 2.Love can consign us to hell or to paradise. 3.My brother and I had a vacation last month. 4.Our uncles and parents are talking about our next trip. 5.I have bought a new cloth.
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