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Sentences
  What is a sentence?
    Simple and longer sentences
    Common mistakes

Verbs
  Main verbs
    Common mistakes

  Agreement
    Common mistakes

  Present; past; future tenses
    Consistent tenses

  Personal or impersonal
    Active
    Passive
    Third person

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Sentences

Sentences form the basic building blocks of any written work.

If the reader is to clearly understand your work, your sentences need to follow commonly accepted rules.

If the reader does not understand what you are trying to say, that may then affect your grade or mark (the reader may think you do not understand the topic or that your thinking is muddled).

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