Grammar Workshop: Agreement Is Essential

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 12:30pm to 1:20pm

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GRAMMAR WORKSHOP: Agreement Is Essential

Wed., Sept. 1, 12:30-1:20pm, in Gran. 150

 

Can you spot the error below?

 

The company's CEO, as well as his administrative staff, were asked to resign due to mismanagement of investor funds.

 

Practice recognizing when nouns and the verbs that follow them do and do not agree -- even in long, complex sentences or when lengthy phrases come between the subjects and verbs. This is an important skill to have for complex science writing. We'll also look into making sure pronouns agree with the nouns they refer to earlier in a piece of writing.

 

This workshop for the campus community - from freshmen to graduate students and spouses - is sponsored by the English Language Institute. For information, email Belinda at ELI@ucmerced.edu. View the complete fall workshop schedule at https://teach.ucmerced.edu/grammar_workshops.

 

*Masks required of all participants regardless of vaccination status.

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