Allowed and not allowed to Allowed/Not allowed Good heavens! Get Out! Humans are not allowed “Of course , children are allowed.” “Sorry, Children are not allowed to carry mobile phones”
Allowed to is to give permission to somebody (may be your parents, teacher, a friend or anybody gives permission). For example: 1. He is allowed to use my laptop. (means I have given him the permission to use my laptop). 2. Marcel is allowed to use mobile phones in school. ( means the school has given permission to Marcel to use mobile). NOT allowed to means permission is not given by somebody May be your parents, teacher, a friend or anybody). For example: We are allowed to eat anything in the university campus. People are not allowed to meet the celebrities.
‘ Allowed to’ and ‘not allowed to’ always follow the • verbs such as: Am, is , are , was ,were • Negative sentences are formed by adding not, • to these verbs such as: • Am + not = ain’t • Is + not = isn’t • Are + not = aren’t • Was + not = wasn’t • Were + not = weren’t
Examples 1. I am allowed to use the computer. 2.We are allowed to enter in the palace. 3.You are allowed to drive my car. 4.They are allowed to take photos 5.He is allowed to keep his dog here. 6.She is allowed to visit inside the museum. 7. It is allowed to sit on my lap.
Exercise Use allowed to and not allowed to in the following blank spaces using correct form of verb. I _____________________ play videogames because I have finished my homework: my parents are OK. My sister _____________ talk: she is too young. Pupils __________ chew gum in class. 4. She ____________ go out on Saturday nights. 5. We____________________________ to play loud music in this complex.
Exercise Insert allowed to and not allowed to in the blanks 1. Nobody ______________ to sleep in the park. 2. You _______________ to smoke here. They ______________ to do painting. 4. I _______________________ to play here. 5. She _________________________ to eat jam.