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HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE
RULES
PART I – BASIC
1. BASIC ENGLISH SENTENCE STRUCTURE
Subject
Verb
Complement (Object)
Modifier
Exercise 1: Identifying Subject, Verb, Complement and Modifier
2. NOUNS
The Noun Phrase
Count and Non-Count Nouns
Exercise 2: Identifying Count and Non-Count Nouns
Articles: A And An
Articles: The
Exercise 3: Using Articles
Other / Another
Exercise 4: Using Other / Another
Determiners of Quantity
Exercise 5: Determining Quantity
Collective Nouns
Nouns That Are Always Plural
Nouns That Function As Adjectives
3. VERBS
Regular Verb Conjugation Chart
Verb Tense Usage Chart
Present Simple
Present Continuous (Progressive)
Present Perfect
Exercise 6: Using the Present Tense Forms of Verbs
Past Simple
Past Continuous (Progressive)
Past Perfect
Exercise 7: Using the Past Tense Forms of Verbs
Future Simple
Future Continuous (Progressive)
Future Perfect
Exercise 8: Using the Future Tense of Verbs
The Perfect Continuous (Progressive) Tense
Present Perfect Continuous (Progressive)
Past Perfect Continuous (Progressive)
Future Perfect Continuous (Progressive)
Exercise 9: Using the Perfect Continuous Tense of Verbs
4. LINKING VERBS
5. CONTINUOUS VERSUS NON-CONTINUOUS VERBS
Non-Continuous Verbs
Mixed Verb Forms
6. COMMON DISTINGUISHMENTS
There + Be
Beginning a Sentence with Here or There
Say / Tell
Exercise 10: Using Say and Tell
Know / Know How
Exercise 11: Using Know and Know How
Need / In Need Of
Exercise 12: Using Need
Like / As
Exercise 13: Using Like / As
Between / Among
Exercise 14: Using Between / Among
7. PROPER USE OF PROBLEM VERBS
Exercise 15: Using Raise/Rise, Set/Sit and Lay/Lie
8. SUBJECT/VERB AGREEMENT & PLACEMENT
Reflective Pronouns
Exercise 17: Using Pronouns
Pronouns in Apposition
Indefinite Pronouns
10. QUESTIONS
Yes/No Questions
Informative Questions
Embedded Questions
Exercise 18: Creating Embedded Questions
Tag Questions
Parallel Structure
Exercise 21: Using Conjunctions in Parallel Structure
13. PREPOSITIONS AND PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES
Exercise 22: Identifying Prepositions and Objects of Prepositions
14. COMPARISONS
Equal Comparisons
Unequal Comparisons
Positives, Comparatives and Superlatives
Irregular Comparatives and Superlatives
Numbered Comparatives
Double Comparatives
No Sooner
Exercise 23: Using Comparisons
Exercise 24: Using Comparisons: Than, As, From
15. COMMANDS
Negative Commands
Indirect Commands
Negative Indirect Commands
16. NEGATION – PART I - USING NOT
None / No
Some / Any
Either / Neither
17. DOUBLE NEGATIVES
Exercise 25: Avoiding Double Negatives
Practice Test 1
PART II: INTERMEDIATE
18. COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS: PART II
Correlative (Paired) Conjunctions
Combining Independent Clauses with Coordinating Conjunctions
Subordinating Conjunctions (Which Connect Adverb Clauses)
19. RELATIVE CLAUSES
Relative Pronouns
Who / Whom / Whose
Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses
Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Subject
Exercise 26: Creating Relative Clauses
20. GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES
Gerunds as Subjects
Noun + Preposition Followed by a Gerund
Verbs Always Followed by a Gerund
Adjective + Preposition Followed by a Gerund
Pronouns before a Gerund or Infinitive
Verbs Always Followed by an Infinitive
Adjectives Followed by an Infinitive
Exercise 27: Using Gerunds and Infinitives
21. CAUSATIVE VERBS
Have / Get
Make
Let / Help – Verbs often considered Causative
24. MODAL AUXILIARY VERBS
Negation of Modals
Forming Questions with Modals
Exercise 30: Using Modals
Conditional Sentences
Real Conditions (Possibly True)
Unreal Conditions (Not True)
Exercise 31: Using Real and Unreal Conditionals
Whether / If
25. CAUSE CONNECTORS
Because / Because Of
Exercise 32: Using Because /Because Of
Purpose and Result (So That)
Cause and Effect (So, Such)
Exercise 33: Using So / Such
Practice Test 2
PART III: ADVANCED
26. MODAL AUXILIARY VERBS – PART II
Must
Have To
Used To
Exercise 34: Using Used To
Would Like
Would Rather
Exercise 35: Using Would Rather
As If / As Though
Hope / Wish
Exercise 36: Using Wish / Hope
27. MODAL + PRESENT PERFECT (PERFECTIVE)
Could / May / Might + Present Perfect (Perfective)
Should + Present Perfect (Perfective)
Exercise 37: Using Should / Must
28. PASSIVE VOICE
Exercise 38: Passive Voice
29. OTHER USES OF THAT
Optional That
Obligatory That
That with Noun Phrase Clauses
30. ENOUGH WITH NOUNS, ADJECTIVES AND AVERBS
Exercise 39: Using Enough
Exercise 40: Using Subjunctives
32. INCLUSIVES
Not Only. . .But Also
Both . . .And
As Well As
Exercise 41: Using Inclusives
33. CLAUSES OF CONCESSION
Despite / In Spite Of
Although / Even Though / Though
Exercise 42: Using Clauses of Concession
34. VAGUE PRONOUN REFERENCES
Exercise 43: Identifying Vague Pronoun References
Exercise 44: Correcting Sentences with Dangling Modifiers
36. SENTENCE FRAGMENTS
37. RUN-ON SENTENCES
Practice Test 3
PART IV: PUNCTUATION
38. APOSTROPHE
Possession
Contractions
39. COMMA
40. SEMICOLON
41. COLON
42. DASH
43. HYPHEN
Practice Test 4
PART V: REFERENCE
1. LIST OF COMMON PREPOSITIONS
2. LIST OF IRREGULAR VERBS
3. LIST OF COMMON AMERICAN IDIOMS
4. LIST OF COMMONLY MISUSED/CONFUSED WORDS
PART VI: ANSWERS TO EXERCISES
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