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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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Verbs - Agreement - Common Mistakes

Please complete the following short exercises.

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Single subjects referring to a number of items e.g. herd (of cows)

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Where the subject is made up of several words

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In long sentences where there are words between the subject and the verb

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There, followed by a form of to be (see Raimes 1998 p49)

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Where the verb follows he, she or it

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