किसी भी भाषा को पूरी तरह समझने के लिए यह जरूरी है कि हम उसमें आने वाले बदलावों पर नजर रखें। अगर आपको अंग्रेजी बोलने और समझने से संबंधित कोई भी दिक्कत हो रही है तो सलाह लें अंग्रेजी के जानकार मधुसूदन एस. से। इस कॉलम में वे आपके सवालों के जवाब देंगे।
What is a relative pronoun? Anushka
We know that pronouns are words used instead of nouns. A relative pronoun is a pronoun that introduces an adjective clause and joins two sentences. The standard relative pronouns are as follows:
Who, whom, whose, which and that.
Who and whom refer only to people.
Which refers to things, qualities and ideas.
‘That’ and ‘whose’ refer to people, things, qualities and ideas.
An atheist is a man who has no belief in the existence of God.
He is the man whom you can trust.
Sir, what skills are necessary in TOEFL reading? Kundan
The reading section takes about 60-90 minutes. This is to test your ability to read and understand English passages.
Kind of passages: The reading passages are usually taken from academic text books. The passages can deal with subjects like natural sciences, social sciences, arts and business. You don't require any specific subject knowledge to do well in the reading test. However please note, the section is designed to measure your ability to read and understand.
Formats of reading: There are two formats: Long and short: If you get the short format, you will have to read three passages. You will get about 20 minutes to read each passage. There will be about 12-14 questions on each passage and it is for 60 minutes.
In the long format, you can get 5 passages. The long format takes about 100 minutes. There will be about 10 types of questions in the reading section. Familiarity with each type is essential to score well.
Necessary skills: You should have some reading strategies to improve your score. You should be able to read fast, scan and summarize the given passage. You must be able to make inferences and use context. Good note-taking and synthesizing skills are also necessary.