Jill goes to school at 6:30, and Sara does. (can`t reduce as well) These few short rules will help you the next time you ask yourself either and neither. After mentioning a positive idea or fact, add another positive comment with and… It`s too much. (an impression of conjunctivaus) Once the groups have held their discussions, you let each group share their ideas with the class. See if groups have been able to identify failures for consent and refusal in these sentences. So tell your students that each of these examples is common, that the first sentence is a positive statement. Some examples show agreement with this statement. Others disagree. Whether one agrees or disagrees with a positive statement, Anglophones follow a pattern. And if possible, try to respond to other English speakers with today`s abbreviated answers. Don`t be afraid to make mistakes! Have fun with that. Soon, the answers will be more natural.
I promise. But if we use it and don`t show approval, the structure will change. The subject comes to the end and we mainly use an auxiliary verb. The structure is as follows: including or allows us to reduce the second clause by attacking the particular part of the first clause (often the motrase) that we omit in the second clause. In the language, we use intonation to display the focused part. The easiest way to agree in English is to say “Me too” (to accept a positive statement) or “I am not” (to accept a negative statement): examples one to five show agreement with positive statements. Another way to accept a positive statement is this. (A clause with a negative verb, but a positive meaning still has a negative polarity.) If someone says something negative and we agree with them, we cannot use either. If someone says something positive and we agree with them, we can use it. After checking the rules for consenting and refusing positive statements with your students, give them this list of examples using negative statements. Ask them to find the rules of approval and refusal after negative statements.
After mentioning a positive idea or fact, we can add a negative, but not… It`s too much. Sometimes the first sentence is negative and the concurring idea is positive. “Zu” is used in positive sentences to add a consistent thought. It has the same meaning as “too,” but its placement within the sentence is different. 1Polarity – Some words only appear in negative or positive environments. For example, is also positively oriented, occurs in neutral environments, and either is negative-oriented, occurs in negative environments (negative verbs). I like going to school, and so does my sister. The main clause is positive and the coordinated clause is also positive if it expresses your agreement. I don`t like staying home from school, and neither does my sister. The main clause is negative and the coordinated clause is negative if it expresses your agreement.
See polarity tests in Grammar of English Language 9 .1.1. To accept a positive statement, follow this pattern. We can also use to add a comment to the agreement after someone has made a positive statement. Very short answers like this one are extremely common for Anglophones around the world. We use them every day in speeches and informal letters. Pronoun – auxiliary/modal verb in its positive form.g. I don`t like Lima beans. That`s what I`m doing. To show agreement with so and both, the choice of verb and tension in response depends on the initial instruction.