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Updated on Dec 28, 2019. Posted on Dec 18, 2018

Can You Ace This English Test Designed For Non-Native Speakers?

So you think you know your English, eh?

  1. 1. Which version is correct in this example?

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    They're is the contraction of they are.

    Their indicates possession.

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  2. 2. What is the correct way to spell the possessive here?

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    An apostrophe followed by an "s" shows possession in this sentence.

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  3. 3. Choose the correct articles needed here:

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    An is used when the following word begins with a vowel.

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  4. 4. Fill in the blank:

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Effect

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  5. 5. Which comparative should be used here?

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The comparative suffix -er is used when the adjective is one syllable.

    And if it ends in a consonant with a single vowel before it, you double the last letter before adding that -er on there.

    Via pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
  6. 6. Is this phrase written correctly?

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The mistake is "your."

    Your indicates possession by the person being addressed by the speaker. You're is a contraction of "you are."

    Via pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
  7. 7. Pick the correct word to fill the blank:

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    More and most are never used with -er or -est.

    They are mostly used when the adjective has two or more syllables.

    Via pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
  8. 8. Is it Does or Do?

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Do is used when the subject is I, you, we, or they.

    When the subject is he, she, or it, does is used.

    Via pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
  9. 9. Finally, choose the correct phrase needed here:

    pixelliebe/BuzzFeedMéxico
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Broke down

    Broke down means to fall apart, or collapse.

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This post is translated from Spanish.