Helpful Grammar Resources

Error TypesResources
Verb Tense Verb Tenses
Verb Tense Consistency (Tense Shifts)
Verb Form1 Passive Verbs
Gerunds vs. Infinitives (i.e., -ing vs. to- )
Past vs. Present Participles (i.e., -ing vs. -ed)
Transitive vs intransitive verbs
Reference tool: Word and Phrase Info
Subject-verb agreement Subject-verb agreement
Pronoun Using Pronouns Clearly
Using Relative Pronouns (e.g., that, which)
Articles / determiners Using articles (a/an/the)
Using quantifiers (e.g., little, a little, few, a few)
Using possessives
Noun endings Count vs. Non-count Nouns
Word choice / Informal language2 Reference tools: Word and Phrase Info, COCA (Corpus of Contemporary American English), Ozdic, Sketch Engine
Sentence structure Independent vs Dependent Clauses
Sentence Fragments
Run-on sentences, Comma Splices & Fused Sentences
Dangling modifiers
Punctuation Punctuation (e.g., comma usage, apostrophe, hyphens)
Word form3 Reference tools: Word and Phrase Info, Oxford Learner's Dictionaries

1. "Verb Form" refers to issues in formation of the verb phrase except for tense markings
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