Top 10 Grammatical Mistakes By Janice Wei
1. Subject- verb Agreement <ul><li>     For example:        1. ( Is Are ) rice or noodles your favorite food?   2. Neither...
2.Pronoun-antecedent Agreement <ul><li>1. The dog dropped ( his her its) bone. 2. The policeman looks good in ( his her it...
3.Pronoun Case <ul><li>1. ( We Us ) girls can always help. 2. Yes, it was Bill and ( he him ).  </li></ul>
4.Verb Forms <ul><li>1. The baby already ( drank drunk ) two bottles of         milk  before dinner. 2. The man he rescued...
5.Idioms <ul><li>1. Parents should not prefer one child ( to over)      another. 2. We are desirous ( to of) learning more...
6.Who or Whom? <ul><li>1. The highest score will be received by ( whoever       whomever) does the best on this quiz. 2. T...
7. Lie or Lay? <ul><li>1. The workers came to ( lie lay) the new carpet. 2. The old couple always liked to ( lie lay) down...
8. Adjectives and Adverbs <ul><li>1. Bruce was happy that he did so ( good well) on his      exam. 2. She was ( real reall...
9. Diction I <ul><li>1. Sally looked ( as if like) she were going to cry. 2. The plumber fixed the ( continual continuous)...
10. Diction II <ul><li>1. There were ( fewer less) cars on the highway than      we expected. 2. I ( surely sure) do thank...
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Top 10 Grammatical Mistakes

  1. 1. Top 10 Grammatical Mistakes By Janice Wei
  2. 2. 1. Subject- verb Agreement <ul><li>    For example:       1. ( Is Are ) rice or noodles your favorite food?   2. Neither of the choices ( was were ) available today. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2.Pronoun-antecedent Agreement <ul><li>1. The dog dropped ( his her its) bone. 2. The policeman looks good in ( his her its) new       uniform. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3.Pronoun Case <ul><li>1. ( We Us ) girls can always help. 2. Yes, it was Bill and ( he him ). </li></ul>
  5. 5. 4.Verb Forms <ul><li>1. The baby already ( drank drunk ) two bottles of        milk  before dinner. 2. The man he rescued almost ( drownded drowned ). </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5.Idioms <ul><li>1. Parents should not prefer one child ( to over)     another. 2. We are desirous ( to of) learning more English. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 6.Who or Whom? <ul><li>1. The highest score will be received by ( whoever      whomever) does the best on this quiz. 2. The man to ( who whom) you spoke is Jason's       father. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 7. Lie or Lay? <ul><li>1. The workers came to ( lie lay) the new carpet. 2. The old couple always liked to ( lie lay) down for a      nap every afternoon. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 8. Adjectives and Adverbs <ul><li>1. Bruce was happy that he did so ( good well) on his     exam. 2. She was ( real really) hungry, too. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 9. Diction I <ul><li>1. Sally looked ( as if like) she were going to cry. 2. The plumber fixed the ( continual continuous) drip     of the faucet. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 10. Diction II <ul><li>1. There were ( fewer less) cars on the highway than     we expected. 2. I ( surely sure) do thank you for helping me. </li></ul>

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