Portuguese activity, focused on eighth grade students, explores verbs in the indicative mood. Let's analyze these verbs in the text Avocado? To do so, answer the proposed questions!
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Although the avocado is not a native fruit of Brazil, the country is among one of its biggest producers. Today, in the world, there are more than 500 varieties of avocado.
Here, the ripe fruits are normally eaten mashed with sugar and lemon. In other countries, they are served in salads, soups and even in preserves.
But it is worth saying, in addition to gastronomy, the leaves, bark, seeds and even the trunk of this tree have medicinal applications. The ________ herbal uses of canker sores and tonsillitis to diarrhea, neuralgia, and digestion disorders.
Its oil is also indicated in the treatment of dry skin and hair. Historically, this fruit was introduced in Brazil in the early 19th century.
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Question 1 - Underline the verb in the indicative mood below:
“Although the avocado is not a native fruit of Brazil, the country is among one of its biggest producers.”
Question 2 – In the passage “Today, in the world, there are more than 500 varieties of avocado.”, the verb in the indicative mood refers to:
( ) to the 1st person plural.
( ) to the 2nd person plural.
( ) to the 3rd person plural.
Question 3 – In the segment “[…] the leaves, bark, seeds and even the trunk of this tree have medicinal uses.”, there is a verb in the indicative mood. Identify it:
Question 4 – The verb identified above is in the indicative mood, as it expresses:
( ) a certainty.
( ) a possibility.
( ) a recommendation.
Question 5 – Complete the space with the verb “ir” in the present tense:
“The ________ herbal uses of thrush and tonsillitis to diarrhea, neuralgia, and digestion disorders.”
By Denyse Lage Fonseca
Graduated in Letters and specialist in distance education.