Identifying Grammatical Errors in Sentences Video

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The following sentence has an error in verb tense; identify the error and select the choice that best corrects it.

After he finished studying for the test, he would go to the game.

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The following sentence has an error in subject-verb agreement; identify the error and select the choice that best corrects it.

Her thoughts about the nature of time was profound.

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The following sentence has an error in subject-verb agreement; identify the error and select the choice that best corrects it.

Neither Jacob nor his business partners was surprised to hear the news.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you look over this worksheet and quiz, you can see how much you know about the different types of sentence mistakes. For instance, you can take the quiz to gauge your knowledge of subject-verb agreement errors and using collective nouns correctly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments can help you review:

  • Illogical comparisons
  • Using collective nouns correctly
  • Errors in subject-verb agreement
  • Problems with verb tense

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about using collective nouns the right way
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on recognizing sentence mistakes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify errors in subject-verb agreement

Additional Learning

Go over more information about recognizing sentence mistakes in the lesson titled Identifying Grammatical Errors in Sentences. This lesson can help you:

  • Identify one of the most common errors in sentences
  • Examine the issues people have with subject-verb agreement
  • Review logical comparisons
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