CAHSEE ELA 2.3 Writing Conventions

In this CAHSEE test question, figure out if the underlined sentence needs any correction.

CAHSEE ELA: Writing Conventions Drill 2, Problem 3

CAHSEE ELAWriting Conventions
CAHSEE ELA: WritingWriting Conventions
LanguageEnglish Language
Writing ConventionsGrammar/Paragraph/Sentence Structure

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have a conditional cause and effect situation set in the

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past Gnarly Well we'll need to proceed with caution For

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one Traveling into the past is dangerous and step on

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one butterfly and whole future might change Also we have

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to be careful to make sure these crazy past tenses

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get along with each other There's no doubt we can

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eliminate d from the list right away The tenses of

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the original sense are totally at odds We'll have dance

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is in the future Perfect and had been playing is

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in the past perfect progressive of five dollar words there

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don't use in the cocktail parties when past and future

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collide it's not a pretty picture Kind of like when

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your axe meets your new girlfriend options a and b

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get way too funky for their tents isas well both

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options mix a progressive tense with a simple tents joyce

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a mixes the progressive dancing with the simple played while

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choice be flips it mixing the simple dance with the

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progressive playing this sense is going to be way more

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peaceful If we don't mix r i n g endings

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with r e d endings Otherwise we might have to

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break out our right Here she is The only answer

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that sensible with its tenses had played is in the

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past Perfect while would have dance is in the past

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unreal conditional a tense used for talking about things that

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could happen in the past like every see the matrix

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Yeah we've got a clear cause and effect here If

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something had happened a song then something else dancing would

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have happened So if you ask us this guy's just

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making excuses for why he was afraid to dance feel 00:01:48.972 --> [endTime] it