Transitive verbs have a noun phrase as object:

 

Noun phrase (Subject) Verb phrase Noun phrase (Object)
John
We
Some of the children
wanted
had been playing
are learning
a new bicycle.
football.
English.

This pattern is N + V + N (noun + verb + noun).

Exercise

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"Did you enjoy [reading] the last chapter [of the book]?" is listed as incorrect. 
I'm certain I'd find more of these type of 'bugs'. I might even offer suggestions for improvement. In this case, I might use the verbs 'rise' and 'raise' to illustrate Transitive and Intransitive. 
Moderators, you can find my profile on LinkedIn. It'd be worth hiring someone like myself to test these for inconsistencies before release, given the need of having such things flawless. 

Hello Etester!

Thanks for pointing this out! You're right; I agree that the sentence is correct, although the exercise answer, Did you enjoy the concert is more likely, as is question 10, I haven't read the last chapter - I'm not sure why you are including [reading] in your answer though. I will look at making the context clearer, however.

As it happens, we are aware that there are some minor issues on the site, and already have a proof reader working on the materials; thanks for your offer, though, and feel free to point out any other mistakes you find.

Regards,
 
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

I need answer of it,please
"Make two sentences where the subject of the transitive verb and the subject of the infinitive are different "

i need more information about patterns

If I have an imperative sentence, where the action has actually not yet taken place. Will it still be considered transitive. Ex: "Bring the book."

Please discribe the intransitive  and transitive verbs. I couldn't understand the given discribtion.

@ Ugis : i think it's  because the unappropriate order.

What is different between intransitive (1) (2) (3) ?
If move (2) into (1) answer isn't correct. 
Ugis

Hi Ugis and Budiman

I'm not really sure what you mean. This exercise is designed to help you see that transitive verbs (those that need an object to make sense) can take a noun phrase as an object.

The first question: He makes... has no meaning without the noun phrase: ...his own bread.

This sounds more complicated than it is. Compare the following:

He makes cakes. - 'cakes' is the object.

He makes the best cakes in the world. - 'the best cakes in the world' is the object.

I hope that makes some sense. 

Jack Radford

The LearnEnglish Team

Ohh   That is so clear !!!
I  got it !!!

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