Sentence grammar: Varieties of English

The way English is spoken and written in different places can sometimes be very different. Discover some of the ways you can deal with these variations.

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Varieties of English includes:

  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Double negatives

Downloadable Factsheets

Making verbs agree with their subjects
Problems with plurals in verb-subject agreement
Understanding verb-subject agreement
Understanding double negatives

Downloadable Worksheets

Matching the verb and the subject
Recognising double negatives
Writing a formal letter
Spotting mistakes
Spotting verb-subject agreement

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