Improve your grammar, take the Guardian’s test

I’m a sucker for online quizzes, better for you than playing solitaire.

In the Guardian’s Teacher Network section they have an online Grammar test. Take it HERE, and see how you perform. I scored 13 out of 14, and was annoyed with myself for not identifying the correct prepositional phrase in Q13. Hmm, careless.

One thought on “Improve your grammar, take the Guardian’s test

  1. Not convinced by the so-called conditional sentence. The classic conditional is ‘if x then y’. I reckon their example is actually a declarative statement – it’s what he thought, no ifs, buts or maybes, even though he was uncertain. And it’s a long time since I read Fowler’s but I think Fowler concludes that there’s no such thing in English as a gerund or a gerundive. Bad news for Latin lovers. (Not sure what Fowler says about sentences beginning with ‘and’!)

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