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THE STRUCTURE QUESTIONS (Paper and Computer)

Sentences with One Clause


SKILL 1:Be sure the sentence has a subject and a verb
SKILL 2:Be careful of objects of prepositions
SKILL 3:Be careful of appositives
SKILL 4: Be careful of present participles
SKILL 5: Be careful of past participles
Sentences with Multiple Clauses
SKILL 6: Use coordinate connectors correctly
SKILL 7: Use adverb time and cause connectors correctly
SKILL 8: Use other adverb connectors correctly
More Sentences with Multiple Clauses
SKILL 9: Use noun clause connectors correctly
SKILL 10: Use noun clause connector/subjects correctly
SKILL 11: Use adjective clause connectors correctly
SKILL 12: Use adjective clause connector/subjects correctly
Sentences with Reduced Clauses
SKILL 13: Use reduced adjective clauses correctly
SKILL 14: Use reduced adverb clauses correctly
Sentences with Inverted Subjects and Verbs
SKILL 15: Invert the subject and verb with question words
SKILL 16: Invert the subject and verb with place expressions
SKILL 17: Invert the subject and verb with negatives
SKILL 18: Invert the subject and verb with conditionals
SKILL 19: Invert the subject and verb with comparisons
THE STRUCTURE QUESTIONS (Paper and Computer)

Sentences with One Clause

48 200
SKILL 1:Be sure the sentence has a subject and a verb

49 201
SKILL 2:Be careful of objects of prepositions
51 203
SKILL 3:Be careful of appositives
52 205
SKILL 4: Be careful of present participles
54 206
SKILL 5: Be careful of past participles
Sentences with Multiple Clauses
57 209
SKILL 6: Use coordinate connectors correctly
59 211
SKILL 7: Use adverb time and cause connectors correctly
60 213
SKILL 8: Use other adverb connectors correctly
More Sentences with Multiple Clauses
64 217
SKILL 9: Use noun clause connectors correctly
66 219
SKILL 10: Use noun clause connector/subjects correctly
67 221
SKILL 11: Use adjective clause connectors correctly
69 222
SKILL 12: Use adjective clause connector/subjects correctly
Sentences with Reduced Clauses
73 227
SKILL 13: Use reduced adjective clauses correctly
76 230
SKILL 14: Use reduced adverb clauses correctly
Sentences with Inverted Subjects and Verbs
81 235
SKILL 15: Invert the subject and verb with question words
82 236
SKILL 16: Invert the subject and verb with place expressions
84 238
SKILL 17: Invert the subject and verb with negatives
86 240
SKILL 18: Invert the subject and verb with conditionals
88 242
SKILL 19: Invert the subject and verb with comparisons
THE WRITTEN EXPRESSION QUESTIONS
Problems with Subject/Verb Agreement
SKILL 20: Make verbs agree after prepositional phrases
SKILL 21: Make verbs agree after expressions of quantity
SKILL 22: Make inverted verbs agree
SKILL 23: Make verbs agree after certain words
Problems with Parallel Structure
SKILL 24: Use parallel structure with coordinate conjunctions
SKILL 25: Use parallel structure with paired conjunctions
SKILL 26: Use parallel structure with comparisons
Problems with Comparatives and Superlatives
SKILL 27: Form comparatives and superlatives correctly
SKILL 28: Use comparatives and superlatives correctly
SKILL 29: Use the irregular -er, -er structure correctly
Problems with the Form of the Verb
SKILL 30: After have, use the past participle
SKILL 31: After be, use the present participle or the past participle
SKILL 32: After will, would, or other modals, use the base form of the verb
Problems with the Use of the Verb
SKILL 33: Know when to use the past with the present
SKILL 34: Use have and had correctly
SKILL 35: Use the correct tense with time expressions
SKILL 36: Use the correct tense with will and would
Problems with Passive Verbs
SKILL 37: Use the correct form of the passive
SKILL 38: Recognize active and passive meanings
Problems with Nouns
SKILL 39:Use the correct singular or plural noun
SKILL 40:Distinguish countable and uncountable nouns
SKILL 41:Recognize irregular plurals of nouns
SKILL 42:Distinguish the person from the thing
Problems with Pronouns
SKILL 43:Distinguish subject and object pronouns
SKILL 44:Distinguish possessive adjectives and pronouns
SKILL 45:Check pronoun reference for agreement
Problems with Adjectives and Adverbs
SKILL 46: Use basic adjectives and adverbs correctly
SKILL 47: Use adjectives after linking verbs
SKILL 48: Position adjectives and adverbs correctly
More Problems with Adjectives
SKILL 49: Recognize -ly adjectives
SKILL 50: Use predicate adjectives correctly
SKILL 51: Use -ed and -ingadjectives correctly
Problems with Articles
SKILL 52: Use articles with singular nouns
SKILL 53: Distinguish a and an
SKILL 54: Make articles agree with nouns
SKILL 55: Distinguish specific and general ideas
Problems with Prepositions
SKILL 56: Recognize incorrect prepositions
SKILL 57: Recognize when prepositions have been omitted
Problems with Usage
SKILL 58: Distinguish make and do
SKILL 59: Distinguish like, alike, and unlike
SKILL 60: Distinguish other, another, and others
STRUCTURE POST-TEST (Paper)
THE WRITTEN EXPRESSION QUESTIONS
Problems with Subject/Verb Agreement

94 248
SKILL 20: Make verbs agree after prepositional phrases
96 249
SKILL 21: Make verbs agree after expressions of quantity
97 250
SKILL 22: Make inverted verbs agree
98 252
SKILL 23: Make verbs agree after certain words
Problems with Parallel Structure
102 256
SKILL 24: Use parallel structure with coordinate conjunctions
103 257
SKILL 25: Use parallel structure with paired conjunctions
104 259
SKILL 26: Use parallel structure with comparisons
Problems with Comparatives and Superlatives

108 262
SKILL 27: Form comparatives and superlatives correctly
109 264
SKILL 28: Use comparatives and superlatives correctly
110 265
SKILL 29: Use the irregular -er, -er structure correctly
Problems with the Form of the Verb
114 269
SKILL 30: After have, use the past participle
115 270
SKILL 31: After be, use the present participle or the past participle

116 270
SKILL 32: After will, would, or other modals, use the base form of the verb
Problems with the Use of the Verb
119 274
SKILL 33: Know when to use the past with the present
120 275
SKILL 34: Use have and had correctly
122 276
SKILL 35: Use the correct tense with time expressions
123 278
SKILL 36: Use the correct tense with will and would
Problems with Passive Verbs

128 282
SKILL 37: Use the correct form of the passive
129 283
Problems with Nouns

132 287
SKILL 39:Use the correct singular or plural noun
133 288
SKILL 40:Distinguish countable and uncountable nouns
135 290
SKILL 41:Recognize irregular plurals of nouns
136 291
SKILL 42:Distinguish the person from the thing
Problems with Pronouns

140 294
SKILL 43:Distinguish subject and object pronouns
141 296
SKILL 44:Distinguish possessive adjectives and pronouns
143 297
SKILL 45:Check pronoun reference for agreement
Problems with Adjectives and Adverbs
146 301
SKILL 46: Use basic adjectives and adverbs correctly
148 302
SKILL 47: Use adjectives after linking verbs
150 304
More Problems with Adjectives

154 308
SKILL 49: Recognize -ly adjectives
155 309
SKILL 50: Use predicate adjectives correctly
156 310
SKILL 51: Use -ed and -ingadjectives correctly
Problems with Articles

160 314
SKILL 52: Use articles with singular nouns
161 315
SKILL 53: Distinguish a and an
162 316
SKILL 54: Make articles agree with nouns
163 317
SKILL 55: Distinguish specific and general ideas
Problems with Prepositions

167 321
SKILL 56: Recognize incorrect prepositions
168 322
SKILL 57: Recognize when prepositions have been omitted
Problems with Usage

171 325
SKILL 58: Distinguish make and do
172 326
SKILL 59: Distinguish like, alike, and unlike
173 327
SKILL 60: Distinguish other, another, and others
331
STRUCTURE POST-TEST (Paper)
SECTION THREE: READING
Questions about the Ideas of the Passage
SKILL 1: Answer main idea questions correctly
SKILL 2: Recognize the organization of ideas
Directly Answered Questions
SKILL 3: Answer stated detail questions correctly
SKILL 4: Find "unstated" details
SKILL 5: Find pronoun referents
Indirectly Answered Questions
SKILL 6: Answer implied detail questions correctly
SKILL 7: Answer transition questions correctly
Vocabulary Questions
SKILL 8: Find definitions from structural clues
SKILL 9: Determine meanings from word parts
SKILL 10: Use context to determine meanings of difficult words
SKILL 11: Use context to determine meanings of simple words
Overall Review Questions
SKILL 12: Determine where specific information is found
SKILL 13: Determine the tone, purpose, or course
SKILL 14: Determine where to insert a piece of information
READING POST-TEST (Paper)
SECTION THREE: READING
Questions about the Ideas of the Passage

180 368
SKILL 1: Answer main idea questions correctly
373
SKILL 2: Recognize the organization of ideas
Directly Answered Questions

185 379
SKILL 3: Answer stated detail questions correctly
192 385
SKILL 4: Find "unstated" details
388
SKILL 5: Find pronoun referents
Indirectly Answered Questions

199 398
SKILL 6: Answer implied detail questions correctly
402
SKILL 7: Answer transition questions correctly
411
Vocabulary Questions

411
SKILL 8: Find definitions from structural clues
415
SKILL 9: Determine meanings from word parts
SKILL 10: Use context to determine meanings of difficult words
SKILL 11: Use context to determine meanings of simple words
Overall Review Questions

214 431
SKILL 12: Determine where specific information is found
435
SKILL 13: Determine the tone, purpose, or course
441
SKILL 14: Determine where to insert a piece of information
452
READING POST-TEST (Paper)
APPENDIXES
APPENDIX A: Similar Sounds
APPENDIX B: Two-and Three-Part Verbs
APPENDIX C: Idioms
APPENDIX D: Prepositions
APPENDIX E: Word Endings
APPENDIX F: Irregular Verb Forms
APPENDIX G: Formation of the Passive
APPENDIX H: Irregular Plurals
APPENDIX I: Word Parts
APPENDIXES

565
APPENDIX A: Similar Sounds
APPENDIX B: Two-and Three-Part Verbs 566
570
APPENDIX C: Idioms
574
APPENDIX D: Prepositions
576
APPENDIX E: Word Endings
582
APPENDIX F: Irregular Verb Forms
584
APPENDIX G: Formation of the Passive
586
APPENDIX H: Irregular Plurals
APPENDIX I: Word Parts 587