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10 points checklist of problem areas on TOEFL section 2 :

Structure and Written Expression


By adhe
1. Check for subject and verb
Example Error : The elephant population it has declined rapidly because many of
the animals are killed each year.

2. Check verb agreement
Example Error : at the Hermitage, Andrew Jacksons home in Tennesse, even his
glasses have been left exactly where he lay them.

3. Check for full subordination
Example Error : Because wanted to learn fast, the girl studied all the time

4. Check the verbal
Example Error : the data on the winter migration patterns of the Monarch butterfly is
very interested.

5. Check pronoun form, argument, and tense
Example Error : because they usually receive the same score on standardized
examinations, there is often disagreement as to whom is the better student, Bob or
Hellen

6. Check the word form
Example error : the New York City subway system is the most longest underground
railroad operating in the world


7. Check the word order
Example error : the policeman asked the man what was he doing

8. Check for a parallel structure
Example Error : Most of the Cajun French who live in Lousiana can neither read nor
writing the French variety that they speak fluently

9. Check for unnecessary repetition
Example Error : A good sentence in English is one that is brief, short, and easy to
understand

10. Check for a correct usage
Example Error : With the develop of a cheap process for desalination, 97 percent of
the earths water will become available for the fresh - water purpose




















Word endings in English

1. Noun ( person )
-er
-or
-ist
-ian

2. Noun ( things)
- Nce
- Ism
- Ness
- Logy
- Ion
- Ty

3. Verb
- Ate
- Ize
- Fy

4. Adjective
- Ful
- Nt
- Al
- Ble
- Ous

5. Adverb
- Ly
Example :
Identify, identical, identity, identically, identification
book
Practice more will make you better in English not only passive but also active
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