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Flexibility in English / Common Errors (1)

When is a noun not a noun? And is improper agreement really like wearing plaid with stripes? Part one of this program summarizes the parts of speech and then looks at the ways in which one part of speech can be used syntactically as another. In part two, tiny animated dancers and other helpers provide examples of errors in subject/verb agreement and article/noun agreement. Idiom is also addressed. (28 minutes)

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This program discusses how the versatility of the English language allows it to grow and the more common grammatical errors in subject verb agreement and article pronoun agreement.