SAT Skills Insight
Select a score band
Manage word choice and grammatical relationships between words
Skills needed to score in this band
SKILL 1: Recognize subject-verb agreement even when the distractors to agreement occur in a subordinate clause
Recognize subject-verb agreement even when the distractors to agreement occur in a subordinate clauseExample
The following sentence tests your ability to recognize grammar and usage errors. The sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. The sentence will not contain more than one error. The error, if there is one, is underlined and lettered. If the sentence contains an error, select the one underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence is correct, select choice E. In choosing answers, follow the requirements of standard written English.
Before he found his current job, Edward had spent several miserable years working in a large commercial bakery where the expression of outrageously offensive opinions were as common as saying “hello.” No error