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Ch 2: Verbal Ability: Sentence Completion

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This chapter centers around forms and elements of sentence completion. It aims to help you apply knowledge concerning the definitions and uses of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.

Verbal Ability: Sentence Completion - Chapter Summary

This chapter is all about word variations and the way they fit together within a sentence. The lessons included deal with grammatical rules and examples of word classifications. By the end of the lesson, you'll have gone over the following topics:

  • Nouns
  • Singular and plural nouns, possessive nouns, and collective nouns
  • Verb forms and tense
  • Action, linking, and auxiliary verbs
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Adjectives and adverbs
  • Spotting errors in adjectives, adverbs, nouns and agreement

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9 Lessons in Chapter 2: Verbal Ability: Sentence Completion
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What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples

1. What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples

A noun is a part of a sentence that identifies the places, things, ideas, people, events, and other objects. Learn about the definition of nouns, understand the two types of nouns, and explore how to use nouns in sentences.

Singular & Plural Nouns: Definitions, Rules & Examples

2. Singular & Plural Nouns: Definitions, Rules & Examples

A noun is defined as a word which identifies a person, place, or thing. Explore how nouns are made singular or plural in the English language, basic rules, irregular plural nouns and exceptions to the rules.

What Are Possessive Nouns? - Examples, Definition & Types

3. What Are Possessive Nouns? - Examples, Definition & Types

Nouns are words that represent a person, place, or thing, and possessive nouns are a type of noun that shows ownership by that noun. Dive deeper into the definition, examples, and types of possessive nouns, plus the importance of the apostrophe, singular possessive nouns vs. plural possessive nouns, and avoidance of confusing plural nouns with possessive nouns.

What Are Collective Nouns?

4. What Are Collective Nouns?

A collective noun is a part of speech that follows specific rules. Learn the definition of a collective noun, how it agrees with verbs, and its role as an antecedent.

Verb Forms: Participles & Infinitives

5. Verb Forms: Participles & Infinitives

Different verb forms are used in sentences to express actions occurring in the past, present, or future. Learn about three special verb forms (infinitives, present participles, and past participles), and know how to use them in sentences.

Action, Linking and Auxiliary Verbs: Definitions, Functions & Examples

6. Action, Linking and Auxiliary Verbs: Definitions, Functions & Examples

A verb is a word that is used to describe action or occurrence. Explore the definitions and functions of the three types of verbs (action, linking, and auxiliary) through examples.

Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement

7. Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement

When a document includes incorrect verb tenses and/or subject-verb agreements, it reads poorly. Learn about these grammatical problems and explore ways to create written documents with proper verb tenses and subject-verb agreements.

Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises

8. Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises

Generally speaking, adjectives are words that describe nouns, and adverbs are words that describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. Dive deeper into examples of adjectives and adverbs, comparatives and superlatives, rules for using them in sentences, and exercises and examples of their respective uses.

How to Identify Errors in Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns & Agreement

9. How to Identify Errors in Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns & Agreement

To share a message that resonates with readers, written communication must be free of mistakes. Learn how to identify errors in adjectives, adverbs, nouns, and agreement by reviewing the parts of a sentence and subject-verb agreement.

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