Common Grammar Mistakes: Examples & Correction


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What can create mistakes with subject-verb agreement?

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1. Which of the following best describes a collective noun?

2. How do the words 'neither' and 'nor' function in a sentence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Avoiding errors when writing is important, so check your understanding of some common grammar mistakes with this quiz and worksheet. The lesson will address the proper way to use ''neither'', ''either'', ''or'' and ''nor'', how to identify past tense regular and irregular verbs and much more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Collective nouns
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Indefinite pronouns
  • Correlative conjunctions
  • Past subjunctive

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on common grammar mistakes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding English grammar, such as writing with subject-verb agreement and using ''was'' and ''were'' properly
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between ''neither'', ''either'',''nor'' and ''or''

Additional Learning

To learn more about English grammar, review the accompanying lesson on correcting common grammar mistakes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand collective nouns
  • Identify subject-verb agreement
  • Explain indefinite pronouns
  • Distinguish between correlative conjunctions
  • Learn about the past subjunctive