Essay Assessment Refresher Quiz-April

Want to practice assessing essays and learn more about essay  corrections? If yes, then please check this out.


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When to categorize faulty verbs under Conjugation and when to catergorize it under Inappropriate Words.


1. Verb tenses
Changing the tense of a verb is placed under conjugation.

Example: I PLAY in the park yesterday.

play: played

2. Subject-Verb Agreement
Errors in SVA is placed under conjugation.

Example: He ARE singing.

are: is

3. Verbals (participles, gerunds, and infinitives)

Participles – a word formed from a verb and used as an adjective or a noun.

Example 1: She suffered from a BROKE heart.

broke: broken (participle)

Gerund – a form that is derived from a verb but that functions as a noun, in English ending in -ing

Example 2: SWIM is easy.

Swim: Swimming (gerund)

Infinitive – a verb form that functions as a noun or is used with auxiliary verbs, and that names the action or state without specifying the subject

Example 3: I want GET a high score.

get: to get (infinitive)


Place a verb under inappropriate words when changing it to a completely new verb.

Example 1: I WATCH computer games.

watch: play

Example 2: Let’s MAKE hiking.

make: go


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