Thursday, December 20, 2012

Test Your Grammar Might


I bet you didn't think there would be a test, did you? A lot of these grammar rules and guidelines are taken from a writing course I teach. Here be three questions: test your might!


Can you select the correct one(s)?


  1. I mediated a talk between my brother and his wife. 
  2. I moderated a talk between my brother and his wife. 
  3. I mediated the damage done by talking to them individually. 
  4. I moderated the damage done by talking to them individually. 


Can you select the correct one(s)?

  1. I was effected by receiving a poor grade on my paper.
  2. I was affected by receiving a poor grade on my paper.
  3. Getting a poor grade on my paper definitely had an effect on me. 
  4. Getting a poor grade on my paper definitely had an affect on me. 


Can you select the correct one(s)?
  1. They’re working on a project where their was a large effect size for there statistically significant findings. 
  2. They’re working on a project where there was a large effect size for their statistically significant findings. 
  3. There working on a project where they’re was a large effect size for their statistically significant findings. 





4 comments:

  1. I used to teach grammar, but I prefer literature! By the way, I love the pic!

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  2. Grammar has outlived its usefulness now that the world moves to texting.

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