Passive and active tense quizzes:
The passive voice (Simple past) 1 (B/I)
The passive voice (Simple past) 2 (B/I) NEW
The passive voice (S. present) 1 (I)
The passive voice (S. present) 2 (I)
The passive voice (Mixed) 1 (B)
The passive voice (Mixed) 2 (I)
The passive voice (Mixed) 3 (A)
Reported (Indirect) and Direct Speech:
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 1 (I)
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 2 (I)
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 3 (I)
Reported Speech (Mixed tenses) 4 (I)
Reported Speech (Commands) 1 (I)
Reported Speech (Commands) 2 (I)
1. Passive tense
2. Reported speech
3. CCTV and surveillence methods – positives & negatives
4. Finding grammar & spelling errors in a text
What is an error of agreement in a sentence?
Subject verb agreement:
The general rule for pronoun agreement is straightforward: A singular antecedent requires a singular pronoun; a plural antecedent needs a plural pronoun.
monitor verb [T]
C1 to watch and check a situation carefully for a period oftime in order to discover something about it:The new findings suggest that women ought to monitor theircholesterol levels.The CIA were monitoring (= secretly listening to) his phone calls.
monitor noun [C] (PERSON WHO WATCHES)
- Rosie was chosen to be monitor in class that day.
- They are employed as monitors to make sure that the organizationworks within the law.
abide by something
C2 Someone who is accountable is completely responsiblefor what they do and must be able to give a satisfactoryreason for it:She is accountable only to the managing director.The recent tax reforms have made government more accountablefor its spending.Politicians should be accountable to the public who elected them.
deterrent noun [C]
- Some people say that capital punishment acts as a deterrent.
- Drink-driving is one case where severe punishment seems to workas a deterrent.
- I should think the smell of her breath must act as a deterrent to any man.
- They executed him, as a deterrent to any other young soldiersthinking of trying to desert from the army.
- As a deterrent, they have imposed a heavy fine for late payment.
surveillance noun [U]
› the careful watching of a person or place, especially by the police or army, because of a crime that hashappened or is expected:The police have kept the nightclub under surveillance because ofsuspected illegal drug activity.More banks are now installing surveillance cameras.