Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
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Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice.
Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.
Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.
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.
Use verbs in the active and passive voice and in the conditional and subjunctive mood to achieve particular effects (e.g., emphasizing the actor or the action; expressing uncertainty or describing a state contrary to fact).