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English Programme: Writing I (Year II)
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Final Exam

Unit 6: Clauses
Practice
I. Noun clauses
Directions: Add the necessary punctuation and capitalization to the following. Underline the noun clauses.
Write No change if the noun clause is correct. See two examples below:

1. I couldnt hear the teacher what did she say.


I couldnt hear the teacher. What did she say? ___
2. I couldnt hear what the teacher said.
No change ___
3. Where did Bora go no one knows.
___
4. No one knows where Bora went.
___
5. Where Vutha went is a secret.
___
6. What does Sina want we need to know.
___
7. I need to know what my wife wants.
___
8. What do I need do you know.
___
9. Do you know what Marin needs?
___
10. What Salorn needs is a new job.
___
1. What do you need did you talk to your parents about what you need.
___

II. Noun clauses begin with a question word.


Change the question in parentheses to a noun clause.
1. ( How old is he?) I dont know ___
2. (What was he talking about?) was interesting.
3. ( Where do you live?) Please tell me ___
4. ( What did he say?) wasnt true.
5. ( When are they coming?) Do you know __?
6. ( How much does it cost?) I cant remember ___
7. ( Which one does he want?) Lets ask him ___
8. ( Who is coming to the party?) I dont know ___
9. ( Who are those people?) I dont know ___
10. ( Whose pen is this?) Do you know __?
11. (Why did they leave the country?) is secret.
12. (What are you doing in class?) is easy.
13. ( Where did she go?) is none of your business.
14. ( How many letters are there in the English alphabet?) I dont remember ___
___
15. ( Who is the mayor of New York city?) I dont know ___
16. How old does a person have to be to get a drivers license?) I need to find out ___
___

III. Make a question from a given sentence. The words in parentheses should be the answer to the
question you make. Use the question word ( who, what, how, etc.) Then change the question to a
noun clause.

1. That man is (Mr. Robertson.)


Question : ___
Noun Clause: Please tell me ___
2.George lives ( in Los Angeles)
Question : ___
Noun Clause: Do you know __?
3. Ann bought (a new dictionary)
Question : ___
Noun Clause: Please tell me ___
4. It is (350 miles) to Denver from here.
Question : ___
Noun Clause: I want to know ___
5.Jack was late to class ( because he missed the bus)
Question : ___
Noun Clause: Please tell me ___
6.That is (Anns) pen.
Question : ___
Noun Clause: I dont know ___
7.Alex saw ( Ms Frost) at the meeting.
Question : ___
Noun Clause: Do you know __?
8.( Jack ) saw Ms. Frost at the meeting.
Question : ___
Noun Clause: I wonder ___
9.Alice likes ( this ) book best, ( not that one)
Question : ___
Noun Clause: I want to know ___
10-The plane is supposed to land at ( at 7:14 PM.)
___
___
IV. Noun clauses beginning with a question word.
Directions: Use the words in parentheses to complete the sentences. Use any appropriate verb tense. Some
of the completions contain noun clauses, and some contain questions.

1. A: Where ( Raden, go) did Raden go ? Shes in her room.


B: I dont know. Ask her friend Sina. She might know where (Bunthorn, go)
Bunthorn went .
2. A: Oh! I made a mistake. Where (my eraser, be) __?
Didnt I lend it to you?
B: I dont have it. Ask Pitou where (it, be) . I think I saw her using it.
3. A: The door isnt locked. Why ( Sakal, lock, not) __it before he
left?
B: Why ask me? How am I supposed to know why (he, lock, not) ___
it? Maybe he just forgot.
4. A: Miss. Brenda is a recent immigrant, isnt she? How long ( she, be) ___
in this country?
B: I have no idea, but Ill be seeing Miss. Brenda this afternoon. Would you like me to ask how long
(she, live) here?
5.A: Are you a student here? Im a student here, too. Tell me what classes ( you , take)
this term. Maybe we are in some of the same classes.
B: Math 4, English 2, History 6, and Chemistry 101. What classes (you, take) ___
?
6. A: Help! Quick! Look at that road sign! Which road ( we , be supposed) ___
to take?
B: Youre the driver! Dont look at me! I dont know which road (we, be supposed)
to take. Ive never been here before in my life.
V. Noun clauses beginning with whether or if and (where, what, who, etc).
Directions: Begin with all responses with I wonder...

1. Where is your friend?


I wonder where my friend is _________
2. Should we wait for him?
____ ___
3. Should you call him?
_________
4. Where is your dictionary?
_________
5. Who took your dictionary?
_________
6. Did Navy borrow your dictionary?
_________
7. Who is that girl?
_________
8. What kind of person is he?
_________
9. Why did Pisey quit her?
_________
10. How long does a butterfly live?
_________
11. What causes earthquakes?
_________
12. How far is it from here to Phnom Penh?
_________
13. Whose book is that?
_________
14. Will people live on the moon someday?
_________
15. Are you having trouble?
_________
16. Will she marry him?
_________

VI. Use three sources of noun clauses.


Directions: Complete the following sentences with appropriate noun clauses from the three sources you
have learned, and use the punctuation and capitalization if necessary.
1. is our secret.
2. surprised me.
3. Her habit is boring.
4. It is certain ___
5. We have a big problem _________
6. The fact sounds uncertain.
7. I can offer her _________
8. She always sends a rose ___
9. The Rector of MVU seems interested in ___
10.The Opposition Party suggested ___
11.The conflict on the Cambodian-Thai border is ___
12. I promise you _________
VII. Change the noun clause (retained object) to an infinitive phrase.
Directions: Change the following noun clauses to infinitive phrases. Be careful with the forms of infinitive.
1. It is claimed that MVU students want to keep MVUs name not changed.
_________
2. It is known that Preah Vihea Temple is recognized as World Heritage.
_________
3. It is expected that Sophy is completing his MA course at IFL by next year.
_________
4. It is always confirmed that Kunthea and Pisey are living happily here.
_________
5. It is alleged that I have eaten her meal.
_________
6. It is reported that Soky has been freed from prison.
_________
7. It is said that Sopheap, the Head of English Department, will come back from Singapore by
December 12, 2008.
_________
8. It is believed that Rady will be sent back to Phnom Penh by tomorrow.
_________
9. It is informed that Vuthy will be doing the shopping in Gold Mile Complex by 9.00 AM tomorrow.
_________
10. It is noticed that Vibol will have worked for ILS for 5 years by the year 2010.
_________
11. It is known that Dr.Jennifer Tan will have been teaching at Regional Language Centre in Singapore
for 5 years by the 2010.
_________
_________
12. It was heard that Vatanak Bank was robbed half an hour ago.
_________
13. It was suspected that Nila stole his car ten minutes ago.
_________
14. It was thought that he had left home before I arrived.
_________
15. It was believed that they had been fighting one another before the police came.
_________
X. Noun clauses beginning with THAT.
Directions: A that-clause is frequently with the fact. Combine the sentences using the fact that to
introduce a noun clause.
1. Ann was late. That didnt surprise me.
The fact that Ann was late didnt surprise me. _________
2. Rosa didnt come. That made me angry.
_________
3. Im a little tired. I feel fine except for that.
_________
4. Vichirt didnt pass the entrance examination. She was admitted to the university due to that.
_________
5. Many people in the world live in intolerable poverty. That must concern all of us.
_________
6. Phearun is frequently absent from class. That indicates his lack of interest in school.
_________
7. I was supposed to bring my passport to the examination for identification. I was not aware of that.
_________
8. The people of the town were given no wearing of the approaching tornado. Due to that, there were
many casualties.
___ ___
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