SYLLABUS GNTST and PNST – GENERAL ENGLISH

Reading Comprehension

Vocabulary items inculding synonyms and antonyms, word formation,

Prefixes, Suffixes.

Grammar and usage :

(a) Articles and determiners.

(b) Agreement between the subject and the verb.

(c) Time and tenses.

(d) Prepositions and phrasal verbs.

(e) Auxiliaries including modals.

Transformation of sentences.

(a) Voices : active and passive.

(b) Narration : direct and indirect.

(c) Degrees if comparison

(d) Sentences types : Affirmative, negative and interrogative.

Common errors.

Spelling (the British pattern of spelling will be followed)

Questions