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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #118446: Exclamation
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Exclamative sentences! [Change theme]
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    Exclamation


    Today, we will learn how to express exclamation through three key words:

     

    So, What, and Such.

    They are all used differently and have unique rules.

     

    1) So

    "So" is used with an adjective when used to express an exclamation.

    For example:

    - He is so tall !

    - He is so smart !

     

     

    2) What

    What is a little different from his two counterparts:

    There is no verb in the sentence when used with exclamation, unlike so and such.

    As examples:

    What a nice dog !

    It is such a nice dog !

    It is so nice !

    "What" is used in the beginning of the sentence to express the exclamation.

    Example:

    What a genius !

    "What" can be used with an adjective and followed by a noun or just a noun, while the other two exclamations cannot.

    For example:

     - What a nice man !

     - What a man !

     - He is so nice !

     - He is so man !

     - He is such a nice man !

     - He is such a man !

     

    Examples:

    What a genius !

    What an idiot !

    What a smart girl !

    What a dumb girl !

    The rule is the following:

    What followed by a or an and then the adjective and/or the noun and finally never forget the " ! "

    (What + a/an + adjective + !) / (What + a/an + adjective + noun + !)

     

    3) Such

    "Such" is used with an adjective and a noun when used to express an exclamation.

    Examples:

    She is such a lonely woman !

    She is such a lovely woman !

     

    Examples:

    He is such a good boy ! ---> He is such a bad boy !

    She is such a nice woman ! ---> She is such an evil woman !

    The general rule is the following:

    Subject or pronoun and then the verb and then "such" and the adjective and the noun and " ! " at the end =

    (Pronoun/Subject + Verb + such + Adjective + noun +!)

     

    In this exercise, you have to choose between the correct exclamation: So / What / Such in each sentence. 

    Good luck!



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    1. He is an active man ! He puts himself in a rigorous training every day !

    2. I can't believe he is not by my side anymore. a shame ! I will never forget him or his smile.

    3. This is sad ! I will never be able to finish this homework, it's too hard even for me.

    4. You are a humble person ! You are the exact opposite of my brother. He is very arrogant.

    5. I am mean ! Don't entrust me with any of your belongings, I will just lose them.

    6. a nice dog ! I can pet him without any hesitation.

    7. He is a hairy man !I can't clearly see his face, because of his moustache and beard.

    8. We'll camp alone in the forest. We are feared ! We will all sleep with the lights on.

    9. an idiot! He thinks he can survive a fall from a thousand feet without a parachute.

    10. You cannot be seen in public. You look strange ! They will just make fun of you.









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