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Revising faulty predication

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Faulty predication occurs when the predicate in a sentence or a clause does not explain what the subject of a sentence is or does. This video is about how to avoid and correct this English mistake.

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Revising faulty predication

  1. 1. Faulty Revising Predication
  2. 2. Faulty Predication Predicate: What a subject does or is
  3. 3. Faulty Predication Examples: The email contained many interesting details. The applicants for the job were skilled programmers.
  4. 4. Faulty Predication Causes: 1. Incorrect use of Be 2. Incorrect use of Is when and Is where 3. Using The reason … is because
  5. 5. Incorrect Use of Be Incorrect use: Political corruption and economic decline were the downfall of the Roman Empire. 1
  6. 6. Revised: Political corruption and economic decline caused the downfall of the Roman Empire. 1 Incorrect Use of Be
  7. 7. Is When and Is Where Incorrect use: Arachnophobia is when a person has a fear of spiders and other arachnids. 2
  8. 8. Revised: Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders and other arachnids. Is When and Is Where 2
  9. 9. The Reason … Is Because Incorrect use: The reason they overeat is because they are bored. 3
  10. 10. Revised: The reason they overeat is that they are bored. 3 The Reason … Is Because
  11. 11. For more presentations, visit: resources for teachers and learners of English

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