Of course if you read this blog then you speak and understand English. These sentences below are seemingly both correct, but only one is. They're simple English sentences actually, so pick the correct ones. Just comment with either A or B for each question.
100% (10/10) earns you an A. 80% earns you a B. 70% earns you a C. 50% earns you a D. Any score below 50% earns you an F.
Your time starts now!
A) The manager, together with two of his new staff, have accepted our invitation.
B) The manager, together with two of his new staff, has accepted our invitation.
A) The standard criteria for promotion has to be carefully considered.
B) The standard criteria for promotion have to be carefully considered.
A) We demand that she leave the company.
B) We demand that she leaves the company.
A) The accountant is taller than I.
B) The accountant is taller than me.
A) Some of we managers will need to work a bit harder.
B) Some of us managers will need to work a bit harder.
A) The director's interview was broadcasted live across Africa.
B) The director's interview was broadcast live across Africa.
A) I am believing God for an increase in my salary.
B) I believe God for an increase in my salary.
A) I would rather you write the proposal today.
B) I would rather you wrote the proposal today.
A) The train that takes our merchandise goes directly to Kano.
B) The train that takes our merchandise goes direct to Kano.
A) I wish I were the secretary to the verification committee.
B) I wish I was the secretary to the verification committee.
The highest scores (B) were made by cccc, Sugarvie and Sister Khan. A big round of applause for them.
The rest of you need to go and dust off your Brighter Grammar. *tongue out*. LOL.
The source of these questions and answers are; Essentials of English Grammar and Vocabulary. By Henry Agbebire.