You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
PET - IS LIKE, LOOKS LIKE, LIKES
The word LIKE can be used in different ways in English.
It can be used as 5 parts of speech.
It can be used as a VERB.
- I LIKE drinking beer.
It can be used as a NOUN.
- They don't understand my LIKES at work.
It can be used as a PREPOSITION.
- He dances LIKE a professional.
It can be used as an ADVERB.
- He looked LIKE he was going to cry.
It can be used as a CONJUNCTION.
- I need a new car LIKE I need a hole in the head.
There are some common ways of using LIKE that need explanation.
LOOKS LIKE only discusses physical appearance.
- Your brother LOOKS LIKE a star.
IS LIKE discusses the subject's personality.
- he IS LIKE his father.
LIKES is a verb which discusses tastes.
- I think he LIKES beer.