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Main Rules of Written English - Starter Level - Skill Check

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What is a sentence?
Practice
Advice

1 Do you clearly show where each sentence ends?

When I write a piece of work...




Main Verbs
Practice
Advice

2 Does every sentence have a main verb?

When I write a piece of work...




Agreement
Practice
Advice

3 Does every main verb agree with its subject in each piece of work you write?

When I write a piece of work...




Consistent tenses
Practice
Advice

4 Do you have consistent tenses in each piece of work you write?

When I write a piece of work...




Personal or Impersonal
Practice
Advice

5 Do you correctly use a personal or impersonal style in your work?

a) For my subject area...



b) When I write a piece of work...




 

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