• S-V Agreement
    Introduction Agreement is the grammatical logic or coherence in the links between parts of a sentence. An example of agreement is the subject-verb agreement, wherein the subject and the verb are considered the significant form (Ramos 87). In subject verb agreement, the general rule that we follow...
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  • Reflection Paper
    30. SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT: BASIC RULES To make sure the verb agrees with the subject: First, find the subject(s) of the sentence. The subject is who or what is performing the action or being described. Nurses prepare the patients for surgery, and the head nurse inspects the patients’ rights before...
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  • essay
    process of learning languages. This study examines errors in writing task of twenty Iranian lower intermediate male students aged between 13 and 15. A subject was given to the participants was a composition about the seasons of a year. All of the errors were identified and classified. Corder’s classification...
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  • Sentence
    Introduction II: Grammar Basics III: Sentence Correction Tips IV: Three-Step Method V: Seven Error Types V-1: Subject-Verb Agreement V-2: Modifiers V-3: Parallelism V-4: Pronoun Agreement V-5: Verb Time Sequences V-6: Comparisons V-7: Idioms VI: Sample Questions Section I: Introduction Typically one...
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  • Report
    grammar mistakes that frequently occur in student writing. The most frequently noted mistakes involve problems with: parts of speech subject/verb agreement number agreement articles tenses parallelism pronoun reference independent and dependent clauses sentence length edu@unsw.edu.au 9385 5584 -1- ...
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  • Sat Grammer
    SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT ERROR 2 General Rules 2 HOW CAN WE IDENTIFY SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT ERRORS? 3 TRY IT! 4 Questions1: 5 Answers1: 5 Questions2: 7 Answers2: 8 Questions3: 9 Answers3: 9 Plural Form / Singular Meaning Nouns 9 Questions4: 10 Answers4: 10 Indefinite pronouns...
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  • English 170 Grammar Final
    Questions 1-6 FINDING SUBJECTS AND VERBS On the answer sheet, for each of these sentences, write the main subject(s) in the first blank and the main verb(s) in the second blank. Careful – beware of prepositional phrases or dependent clauses that might lurk in between the real subject and verb to fool you. Also...
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  • Theoretical Grammar
    components of any human language. Theoretical grammar deals with the language as a functional system. 5. Prescriptive Grammar is a set of norms or rules governing how a language should or should not be used rather than describing the ways in which a language is actually used.  6. Structural grammar...
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  • english guide
    11 ESSENTIAL RULES OF GRAMMAR 1. To join two independent clauses, use a comma followed by a conjunction, a semicolon alone, or a semicolon followed by a sentence modifier. The delivery boy knew he carried strange cargo, but still ventured off unafraid. The delivery boy knew he carried strange...
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  • Error Analysis
    they make many more errors. The learners usually face difficulties in learning the grammatical aspects of the Target Language (TL), such as in subject-verb agreement, the use of preposition, articles and the use of correct tense. Such errors can be seen clearly in the learners’ written performance. The problems...
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  • english
    There were several sentences that I was simply unable to parse. I failed to work out what the subject was and what verb related to it, nor could I identify what adjective or what adverb modified what noun or verb. At times it was like trying to decipher a doctor’s handwriting. I am of the opinion that...
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  • Drake
    An action verb is a verb that expresses either physical or mental activity. Examples The owls hooted all night. [Physical action] I believe you. [Mental action] Drake thought he had a problem. 2. Active voice expresses an action done by its subject. Examples...
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  • Gmat Flashcard
    serious crimes. Modifiers This question is about modifiers. Notice that “Designed to accommodate only 20 million tons of trash” does not have a subject. Therefore, whatever it is that is “designed to accommodate only 20 million tons of trash” should come right after the comma. As this sentence is written...
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  • Iony
    the exercises 10 Special topic: Split infinitive xi xv xvii xix xxi 1 10 12 chapter 2 Categories 1. Lexical categories 12 1.1 Nouns (N) and Verbs (V) 13 1.2 Adjectives (Adj) and Adverbs (Adv) 15 1.3 Prepositions (P) 18 2. Grammatical categories 19 2.1 Determiner (D) 19 2.2 Auxiliary (Aux)...
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  • Bel413
    programme, which emphasises the importance of accuracy, covers a Review of Tenses, Concord or Subject-Verb Agreement, and Indirect Speech. The course provides practice in the application of the grammatical rules of the English Language, which will be essential for students to successfully complete the...
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  • Researching
    are two kinds of verbs in Japanese, (1) the be-verbs, "da" or "desu", and (2) commonverbs ending with the "~ u" sound. As for the be-verbs (is, are, am), "da" is used for the informal present tense and "desu" is for the formal present tense. There is no grammatical subject-verb agreement in Japanese. "Da"...
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  • Sc Manhatten
    目录 Subject-verb agreement 1 Fragment: Subject and verb must both exist. 1 Sense: Subject and verb must make sense together. 1 Number agreement: Subject and verb must agree in number 1 Additive phrases 1 Or, either…or, neither…nor: nearest 1 Collective nouns: almost always singular 1 Indefinite...
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  • Power Vocub
    are not, and what’s more they have to teach non-linguists about their subject. One mistake that linguists often make is to assume that to teach linguistics, students should be instilled with the kind of enthusiasm for the subject that linguists themselves have. But not everybody wants to be a linguist...
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  • English 101
    Tough Subject I have a hard time in English since I was young. I did not do any kind of tutoring due to the financial problems my parents had. I would push myself to complete any English class I take, so here I am. I know if I try harder I would be better at the subject but there is something about...
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  • Narrative Report
    analyzed both in the quantitative and qualitative manner that reveals the respondents mostly undergo the errors of tense, spelling, article, subject-verb agreement, preposition and miscellaneous errors. The findings indicate the respondents‟ competence of writing English is quite low due to poor grammar...
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