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SAT Practice, The New Verbal Section

Grammar Playsheet 4

Note: These are exercises used in classroom and online courses. See the Abacus-es Classes page. Many contain intentional errors to be fixed. Be sure to look up vocabulary terms as needed.

Grammar Playsheet 4

The following contains errors. Circle the errors and correct them.

The school principle remonstrated bitterly to Alice that weather the bison had actually caused the custard flood in the cafeteria or not was irreverent. He contended that it was the principal of the thing that mattered and went on to rebut, but could not refute, Alice's claim that fairies were the irresponsible parties and were in fact quite infamous for their irresponsible parties. Alice countered that the rout taken by cafeteria staff to route the beast was the root of the problem, and that it was common knowledge that the proscribed method for dealing with unruly ungulates was toast and marmalade on a poll. Her insistence that students be poled to determine the preferred method was not entertained seriously. Of course, Alice preferred a little frivolity in entertainment and voiced that opinion.