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  English Grammar Lessons in a simple and easy way -Devised with a view to help students, beginners and proficients. Discussion board for English grammar usage. English Learning Made Easy & Simple HomeAbout meEnglish Grammar Lessons Saturday, 7 September 2013 Sentence Correction Tips ---Errors due to Sequence of Tenses----Exercise with answers., 1. He said that he was late. 2. You said that you would help him. 3. He worked hard so that he might pass. 4. He said that you were working hard. EXCEPTIONS : 1. He said that the sun rises in the east. 2. You said t hat you are a vegetarian. 1. He liked you more than I do ( like you). 2. He liked you more than I did (like you). 3. He liked you more than I shall ( like you). 4. I valued your friendship more than ( I value ) his. 5. I then saw him oftener than I see him now. SEQUENCE OF TENSES This is another area where error occurs while writing sentences with one clause connected to the other. In examination a candidate is asked to locate error in a sentence where sequence of tenses is not in order.Sequence of Tenses Is the principle in accordance with which the tense of the verb in a subordinateclause follows the tense of the verb in the Principal clause . 1 . When verb in Principal clause is in Present or Future tense, the verb in the dependent clause may be in any tense (according to sense). 1 . He says that he likes music. Or He will say that he likes music. 2. He says that he liked music. Or He will say that he liked music. 3. He says that he will work hard. Or He will say that he will work hard. 2. When the verb in the Principal clause is in the Past Tense , the verb in the Dependent clause must also be in one or other of the four forms of the past Tense. 3. If the Dependentclause states auniversal truth or a habitual truth , a Past Tense in the Principal clause is followed by Present Tense in the Dependent clause . 4 . A Past Tense in the Principal Clause is followed by any tense in the Adverbial clause beginning with ‘than’ as : PARAGRAPH FORMATION OF JUMBLED SENTENCES Latest Added Chapter  Select Language  Powered by Translate Translate Lessons : ã Chapter 1 : Sentence Formation in English -Tenses ã Chapter 2 : Type of Tenses ã Chapter 3 : Present Tense 1.PRESENT INDEFINITE TENSE2.PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE3.PRESENT PERFECT TENSE4.PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSEã Chapter 4 : Past Tense Chapters and Exercises Index Page1of1English Learning Made Easy & Simple: Sentence Correction Tips ---Errors due to Sequ...18/10/2014http://englishgrammarlesson.blogspot.in/2013/09/Sentence-Correction-Tips-Errors-du...  1. I visited the place where he lives. 2. I visited the place where he lived. 3. I visited the place where he will live 1. He works hard lest he should fail. (Purpose) 2. He talks as if he were mad. ( Manner) 3. I eat that I may live. (Purpose) 4. I shall nurse him that he may live.(Purpose)  ANSWERS 1 . was 2 . might 3 . make 4 . is 5. should suffer  6 . rains 7 . do (or did) 8. is,ends 9 . will fail 10 . stole Insert the correct tense of the verb (given in bracket) in the following blanks. 5. A Past tense in the Principal Clause may be followed by any tense in the adjectival clause as: 6. Some other Exceptions : Exercise for Practice.Insertthe correct tense of the verb (given in bracket)in the following blanks.1. I told him that I.................. (be) late for school. 2. He walked fast so that he....................(may) catch the train. 3. She told her child that two and two.............( make) four. 4. I little knew that he................. (be) an early bird. 5. Take medicine lestyou................. (suffer) from fever. 6. We shall not visit the zoo if .............it (rain). 7. He worked harder than you................. (do). 8. I believe that all ..........(be) well that............. (end) well. 9. I fear that all................ (fail) in the examination. 10. I shall ask him whetherhe.................. (steal) the book.Exercise for Practice. 1. He remained silent when he……….( hear) that. 2. He feels sad whenever he………..( think) of his friends. 3. He never understood why he……….( act) so. 4. We find flowers wherever we……..( wander). 5. He did not tell us whence he……….( come). 6. Let me ask you howyou………….( do) this. 1.PAST INDEFINITE TENSE2.PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE3.PAST PERFECT TENSE4.PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSEã Chapter 5 : Future Tense 1.FUTURE INDEFINITE TENSE2.FUTURE CONTINUOUS TENSE3.FUTURE PERFECT TENSE4.FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSEã Chapter 5-A : Sentence Formation -Use of tenses in sentences ---Case of Conditional sentences with examples. ã Chapter 5-B : Sentence Formation -Sequence of Tenses ã Sequence of tenses (1) ã Sequence of tenses -Errors correction (2) ã Sequence of tenses -Fill in Blanks (3) ã Chapter 6 : List of Words Misused in English 1.List of Words Misused in English for  Alphabet A2.List of Words Misused in English for  Alphabet A -Continued3.List of Words Misused in English for  Alphabet B4.List of Words Misused in English for  Alphabet C5.List of Words Misused in English For  Alphabet Dã Chapter 7 : Idiom and Phrases ã Idioms & Idiomatic expressions (1) ã Idioms & Idiomatic expressions (2) ã Idioms & Idiomatic expressions (3) ã Idioms & Idiomatic expressions (4) ã Idioms & Idiomatic expressions (5) ã Exercises-with solutions 1.List of Words of Comparisonsã Chapter 8 : Sentence Correction Rules 1.Use of Singular & Plural numbers2.Use of Nouns , Use of Apostrophe-s3.Different types of Pronouns and Rules to use Pronouns4.Commonly used Adverbial Phrasesã Chapter 9 : List of Difficult Words with Meanings 1.Word Meanings -List of words - Alphabets A to C Page2of2English Learning Made Easy & Simple: Sentence Correction Tips ---Errors due to Sequ...18/10/2014http://englishgrammarlesson.blogspot.in/2013/09/Sentence-Correction-Tips-Errors-du...  1com m ent Topcom m entsSurinderM ahnaviaGoogle+  1yearago -Sharedpublicly UsefulTipsforSentenceCorrection-SequenceofTenses ·Reply Addacom m entaskishanIvvala Posted bySurinder Mahnaat02:53 Labels:CAT MAT MBA etc. English grammar lesson--Sentence Correction Tips---Errors due to Sequence of Tenses----Exercise with answers.  ANSWERS1 . heard 2 . thinks 3 . acted 4 . wander  5. had come 6 . did 7 . was 8. start 9 . start 10 . are . (Comments solicited Do write/email your comments or suggestions for improvement if any required.) You might also like: ãEnglish Grammar ---Use of words in Sentences----Fill in the blanks --Exercise with answersãSentence Formation-Sequence of Tenses-Exercises for Practice-with answers.ãUSE OF ONE SENTENCE IN ALL FORMS OF TENSES ----EXERCISES FOR PRACTICEãExercises No. 2, 3 & 4 ---Fill in the blanks in sentences with words from given options: Linkwithin 7. He wished to know whether I………..(be) ready to start. 8. Ten o’ clock is the hour when we must………( start). 9. Ten o’ clock is the hour at which we must……..( start). 10 Let me ask you howyou………….(be) today. +1Recom m endthisonGoogle ã Chapter 10 : Same word used as different parts of Speech --New 1. A to C Alphabet2.D to L Alphabet3.M to P Alphabet4.Q to Z Alphabet ã Chapter 11 :Rearrangement of sentences in a paragraph to make it meaningful. ã Rearrangement of sentences in a paragraph to make it meaningful --More Examples. ã Chapter 12 :Use of Modals---Different types of verbs and their usage with examples ã Chapter 13 :Phrasal Verbs ----Meaning & their usage with examples ---sentences using phrasal verbs. ã Exercises -Usage of Phrasal Verbs based on questions from examination Q. Papers. ã Chapter 14 : ã Idioms & Idiomatic Phrases----- ã Meanings & their usage --- ã Part 1 ã Part 2 ã Part 3. ã Part 4. ã Part 5 ã Exercise of idioms & idiomatic Phrases. ã Chapter 15 : ã Narration ã Change Sentences fromDirect to Indirect form ã Simple sentences ã Sentences of different tenses Interrogative Sentences-1ã Interrogative sentences-2 ã Interrogative (combined) sentences ãImperative sentencesãExclamatory & Optative sentencesã Assorted sentences -exercises with solutionsãSentences withExamples--Optative sentencesãSentences with examples --Indirect to Direct speechã Chapter 16 : ã Change the Voice --Active Voice & Passive voice. ã Simple Sentences ã Sentences of Perfect Continuous Tense ãSentences of Future TenseãImperative & Interrogative sentences, sentences with two objects.ãSentences with Modalsã Assorted sentences with solution -1.ã Assorted sentences with solution --2.ã Assorted sentences with solution --3ã Assorted sentences with solution----4ã Chapter 17 :Tenses --Formation of sentences--Conditional sentencesErrors due to tenses-sentence formation ã Chapter 18 : Antonyms & SynonymsMeanings with Explanations Page3of3English Learning Made Easy & Simple: Sentence Correction Tips ---Errors due to Sequ...18/10/2014http://englishgrammarlesson.blogspot.in/2013/09/Sentence-Correction-Tips-Errors-du...  Newer PostOlder PostHomeSubscribe to:Post Comments (Atom) withExamples For Practice Pract ice Exercises ã Topic 1 : Sentence Correction 1.Exercise 1.12.Exercise 1.23.Exercise 1.34.Exercise 1.4: Multiple Choice small Exercise5.Exercise 1.5: 3 Questions -Sentence Correction Exercise with useful Correction tips6. Exercise 1.6: Vocabulary Building Exercise : Sentence / Paragraph Completion 7. Exercise 1.7: Substitute the sentence marked in Italic, with option equivalent to meaning. 8.Exercise 1.8: Sentence Formation -Exercises for Practice-with answers.--Newã Topic 2 : Misused Words in English 1.Exercise 2.12.Exercise 2.23.Exercise 2.34.Exercise 2.4ã Topic 3 : Idiom and Phrases 1.Exercise 3.1: Use them in sentences and submit in comments on that page.ã Topic 4 : Rearrangement of Sentences 1.Exercise 4.1: Rearrangement of Sentences to make it meaningful -- New ã Topic 5 : Same word used as different parts of Speech 1.Exercise 5.1-- New 2.Exercise 5.2: List of Words -Same Word Used As Different Parts of Speech3.Exercise 5.3 : Chapter 24.Exercise 5.4: Chapter 35.Exercise 5.5: Chapter 4ã Topic 6 : Use of a sentence in all types of tenses with affirmative,negative & interrogative forms. 1.Exercise of use of tenses in sentences. 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