Use appropriate language structure in oral and written communication (e.g., subject-verb agreement in simple and compound sentences, correct syntax, correct placement of modifiers). 0501.12
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- Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers - self-test quiz
- ESL Subject Verb Agreement Quiz 1 - choose the correct verb so that subject and verb agree
- ESL Subject Verb Agreement Quiz 2 - take this quiz after mastering the quiz questions and their rules in the assignment above
- Is this sentence correct? - decide if a sentence is correct or not
- Let's see whether you understand subject-verb agreement - Read each sentence, enter your response in the space provided, and then press "Submit" to check your answer.
- Making Subjects and Verbs Agree: Exercises - a worksheet to print [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Misplaced Modifiers - "if you give your readers a chance to interpret something in more than one way, they'll usually get it wrong"
- Modifier Placement - confusing placement and how to repair the misplaced modifier
- Modifier Placement Quiz - select the correctly written sentence in each pair
- Modifier Placement Quiz 2 - quiz on dangling and misplaced modifiers
- Placement of Modifiers in a Sentence - explanation from Cliffs notes [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement - Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence.
- Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement (2) - After each sentence select the verb form that will best fit in the blank. The explanation will describe the process of arriving at the correct choice for that sentence.
- Quiz on Subject-Verb Agreement (3) - Select the appropriate verbs from the drop-down menus to complete each sentence correctly. There are thirty-three "opportunities for error" in these paragraphs.
- Subject-Verb Agreement: The Sore Thumb of Grammar
- Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz - select the correct verb form to agree with the subject
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