Ch 34: NES ELA: Modifiers in the English Language

About This Chapter

This chapter uses video lessons and practice quizzes to help you review the correct use of modifiers in the English language for the National Evaluation Series (NES) English Language Arts (ELA) exam.

NES ELA: Modifiers in the English Language - Chapter Summary

Use these study resources to review modifiers for the NES ELA exam. By the end of the chapter, you'll have covered the following topics:

  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Dangling and misplaced modifiers
  • Predicates
  • Gerunds
  • Clauses

Each topic in this chapter is broken down into short, easily understandable chunks of information. You'll watch video lessons that explain how to use modifiers in ten minutes or less. Test what you've learned with our self-assessment quizzes, and contact our instructors if you have any questions.

NES ELA: Modifiers in the English Language Objectives

The NES ELA exam is a licensure requirement for prospective English teachers in some states. The test lasts three hours and consists of 150 multiple-choice questions on reading, literature and communications.

This chapter will help you with grammar-related questions in the English Language Conventions, Composition, Writing Process and Research portion of the exam. This test section makes up approximately 19% of the total test score. Among other topics in this section, you'll need to demonstrate your understanding of appropriate word usage and correct grammatical structure.

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