May 122012
 

Enough:

S    +    V    +    enough    +    N    +    to    +    V0

S    +    V    +    Adj/Adv    +    enough    +    to    +    V0

Ex:  I have enough intelligence to complete this exercise.   Enough + N

–     I’m intelligent enough to complete this exercise.            Adj + enough

–     I speak English fluently enough to apply for this job.     Adv + enough

 

Too … to:

S    +    V    +    too    +    Adj/Adv    +    (for someone)    +    to    +    V0

Ex: This exercise is too difficult for me to complete it.

–     I can’t speak English too fluently to apply for this job.

 

So … that:

S    +    V    +    so    +    Adj/Adv    +    that    +    S    +    V

Ex: This exercise is so difficult that I can’t complete it.

–     The storm comes so suddenly that I can’t believe in my eyes.

 

Such … that:

S   +   V   +   such  + (a) +  Adj  +   N  +  that    +    S    +    V

Ex: It is such a difficult exercise that I can’t complete it.

–     It’s such a sudden storm that I can’t believe in my eyes.

 

Exercise: Circle the correct answer

1.  I’m                                             to play basketball.

a. enough tall                                   b. tall enough

c. too tall                                           d. tall too

2.  I’m                                             to play basketball.

a. enough short                               b. short enough

c. too short                                       d. short too

3.  This exercise is                                              to complete.

a. enough difficult                          b. difficult enough

c. too difficult                                  d. difficult too

4.  We have                                               to drink for a week.

a. enough water                              b. water enough

c. too water                                      d. water too

5.  We don’t have                                                to drink for a week.

a. enough water                              b. water enough

c. too water                                      d. water too

6. This castle is beautiful                      for everyone to live.

a. enough                                          b. too

c. so                                                    d. such

7. This castle is                beautiful that everyone wants to live here.

a. enough                                          b. too

c. so                                                    d. such

8. It’s                      a beautiful castle that everyone want to live here.

a. enough                                          b. too

c. so                                                    d. such

9. This city is                    dangerous that no one wants to live here.

a. enough                                          b. too

c. so                                                    d. such

10. It’s                    a dangerous city that no one wants to live here.

a. enough                                          b. too

c. so                                                    d. such

Solution:

1. b                             2. c                              3. c                  4. a

5. a                             6. a                             7. c                  8. d

9. c                              10. d

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