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Monday, 12 November 2012

Worksheet for Nouns and Verbs



English Worksheet: 

1. Look at the following words:

cook, swim, answer, copy, climb, smell, fight, watch, play, smile

What type of word are they? Nouns? Verbs? Both?



2. Write four short sentences using each word as

a) a noun
b) a verb



3. Find 10 other English words that can be used as both nouns and verbs 







Answers:

1. All the words can be used as both nouns and verbs.

2. Here are some examples:

Using each word as a noun:

  • We have just hired a new cook.
  • Would you like to go for a swim?
  • That was a good answer, George.
  • Can you make another copy of that report, please?
  • We had a difficult climb to the summit.
  • What a strange smell!
  • We enjoyed watching the big fight on Saturday.
  • I need to buy a new watch.
  • The play was very disappointing. I expect better from the RSC.
  • Sian has got a lovely smile.

Using each word as a verb:

  • Alex was too tired to cook dinner.
  • Jake loves to swim.
  • Please answer my question!
  • Barbara tried to copy my answers, but I didn’t let her.
  • The little boy climbed upstairs to bed slowly.
  • I can smell something delicious!
  • Please don’t fight over the remote control.
  • Did you watch the match last night?
  • We’ve been playing in the garden with Auntie Jane.
  • Annie smiled and went inside.

3. Here are some examples:

pull, hope, joke, drink, sleep, frown, cheat, fall, walk, drive


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