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Grammar weigh-in

The Grammar Weigh-In

Before a big boxing match, the boxers always participate in what is called the weigh-in. During the weigh-in, there is a formal assessment of their physical statistics. The other more important activity during the weigh-in is for each boxer to shout out their own strengths and their opponent’s weaknesses.

In our Grammar Weigh-in, we want you to be both the boxer and the opponent. Let’s start with your grammar strengths.

After you have examined your grammar strengths and challenges, complete the activities by clicking on the exercise link on the right-hand side of this page.

The Grammar Weigh-In: The trouble with grammar is…

You may have studied English for many years, passed the English proficiency requirements to get into your academic program, and found that you have very little difficulty making yourself understood among friends, colleagues and academic staff. However, the moment you start to write, you feel like you are a beginner again because you are making so many errors.

After you have examined your grammar strengths and challenges, complete the activities by clicking on the exercise link on the right-hand side of this page.

 

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