- Whenever the team had a problem, he would come up with a solution that would only benefit himself. He is such a self-centered person.
- He's always put other people's needs before his; he is a very selfless guy.
- His point was less self-evident to the team than he had initially thought. As it turned out, everyone had many questions about it.
- I always felt very self-conscious about my English. I used to listen quietly for fear of making mistakes in front of other people.
- The sound of the engine shattered the peace in the neighborhood.
- The easiest way to peel garlic cloves is by first crushing them lightly with the flat of a knife.
- I love the sound of the waves crashing against the shore.
- My brother borrowed my car and crashed it.
- The first stretch is the worst. After that, it flattens out considerably.
- The museum owns hundreds of drawings, engravings, and photographs from that period.
- One of the main problems was the overcrowding of classrooms. There were more than 30 students per class.
- The payment will be made on completion of the project.
- She smiled, but her eyes belied the disappointment I knew she was feeling.
- He claims to offer disinterested advice, but the truth is that he is getting paid by several companies to promote their products and services.
- I grew up in a family in which unquestioning obedience to authority was considered the greatest virtue.
- Don't worry about it! It's a minimally invasive procedure. You'll be all right!
- She is a wholly different child when she is at school.
- The article suggested that this new technology could reduce power consumption by as much as 80 percent.
- No homework today! Just take a look at the next chapter and jot down any questions you have.
- He barely looks 50, let alone 70!
- This was particularly important for her family, especially in view of the fact that her son was having trouble adapting to his new school.
- I hate the fact that it is considered inappropriate to let your emotions show.
- Some people never grow out of childish ways.
- She set out with the aim of becoming the first person in her family to go to university.
- The problem here lies in the fact that most people fear public speaking.
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The learners ability to use nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. correctly in sentences, using verb tenses accurately, and having the correct agreement between subjects and predicates. For instance, one would say "they were" instead of "they was."
There are 3-4 grammatical errors
There are 0-2 grammatical errors
There are 5 or more grammatical errors
The learner's ability to use certain marks to clarify meaning of their writing by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases.
There are 3-4 errors in capitalization and punctuation.
There are 0-2 errors in capitalization and punctuation.
There are 5 or more errors in capitalization and punctuation.
The learners' ability to form words with the correct letters in the correct order
There are 3-4 spelling errors
There are 0-2 spelling errors
There are 5 or more spelling errors
The learner's ability to tailor the written work to fit the specific context, purpose, or audience
Mostly understandable. However, there are a few errors which cause confusion.
Easy to understand. Writing flows and keeps reader engaged.
Quite hard to understand.