Revising & Editing Essays for Grammar Flashcards

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Verbs: Past Perfect Tense
A verb tense used to talk about something that happened before something else that also occurred previously. An example would be, 'I had eaten before I saw these flashcards.'
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Verbs: Present Perfect Tense
This verb tense is used when discussing something that just happened or that is currently going on. As an example, you might say, 'I have finished these flashcards.'
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Verb Tense
This refers to how verb formation tells us when a certain action happened. There are six of these and they have to remain constant in a sentence to avoid errors.
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Object Pronouns
These are pronouns that are acted upon. Examples include: us, you and me.
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Possessive Pronouns
Pronouns used to demonstrate ownership, such as: my, our and their.
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Agreement: Pronoun Case
You look at this when you ensure that pronouns are in the right position of the word they're replacing. For example, you can't put a possessive pronoun in a subject position without confusion.
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Pronouns
These words replace nouns. They can be used to reduce repetition in sentences.
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Agreement: Pronouns
These words must match their antecedent, or the noun they are replacing, in order for a sentence to make sense. They need to correctly match gender and number.
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Grammar: Agreement
This term deals with words that might shift their form based on other words included in a sentence.
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These flashcards can help you review common problems associated with noun and pronoun agreement. You'll also be able to consider subject-verb agreement and difficulties associated with compound subjects, indefinite pronouns and prepositional phrases. These cards focus on mistakes that can occur when working with verb tenses. You can access cards that explain the past, present and future verb tenses as well as past perfect, present perfect and future perfect.

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Grammar: Agreement
This term deals with words that might shift their form based on other words included in a sentence.
Agreement: Pronouns
These words must match their antecedent, or the noun they are replacing, in order for a sentence to make sense. They need to correctly match gender and number.
Pronouns
These words replace nouns. They can be used to reduce repetition in sentences.
Agreement: Pronoun Case
You look at this when you ensure that pronouns are in the right position of the word they're replacing. For example, you can't put a possessive pronoun in a subject position without confusion.
Possessive Pronouns
Pronouns used to demonstrate ownership, such as: my, our and their.
Object Pronouns
These are pronouns that are acted upon. Examples include: us, you and me.
Verb Tense
This refers to how verb formation tells us when a certain action happened. There are six of these and they have to remain constant in a sentence to avoid errors.
Verbs: Present Perfect Tense
This verb tense is used when discussing something that just happened or that is currently going on. As an example, you might say, 'I have finished these flashcards.'
Verbs: Past Perfect Tense
A verb tense used to talk about something that happened before something else that also occurred previously. An example would be, 'I had eaten before I saw these flashcards.'
Verbs: Future Perfect Tense
We use this verb tense to talk about something that will happen by a given time. For example, you could say 'I will have finished these flashcards by lunch.'
Verbs: Present Tense
You use this tense to talk about something going on at the current moment. You might say, 'I'm finishing these flashcards.'
Verbs: Past Tense
We make use of this verb tense when discussing something that already happened, such as 'I finished these flashcards.'
Verbs: Future Tense
The verb tense used to talk about something that hasn't happened yet. For example, you could say, 'I will finish these flashcards.'
Subject
We use this term when discussing the thing a sentence is talking about; often it's performing an action. For example, 'flashcards' are this in the sentence, 'The flashcards are on my computer.'
Verb
Words used to talk about something that occurs or takes place. As an exampled, 'studied' is this in the sentence, 'I studied the flashcards.'
Subject-Verb Agreement
This refers to the fact that a subject and a verb have to match in number. This means that if your subject is singular, your verb must be as well.
Compound Subjects
A subject made of multiple words. If it's joined by 'and,' this kind of subject is considered plural. However, if the subjects are singular and connected by 'or,' this is considered singular.
Prepositional Phrase
A sentence part that demonstrates connections between nouns and pronouns and other parts of a sentence. These can't ever be used as a subject.
Indefinite Pronoun
These are pronouns that don't actually relate to any particular thing. Examples include: none, everybody, anybody, someone and nothing.

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