Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb voice and mood.
Conventions of Standard English
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
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Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).
Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.
Resolve issues of complex or contested usage, consulting references (e.g., Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of English Usage, Garner’s Modern American Usage) as needed.
Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive).
Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.
Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.