General Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Genes Extras

Genes Reunited subscription bonuses

As a way of saying thank you to our subscribers, we have launched Genes Extras. You'll find exclusive competitions and discounts on family history magazines, days out and much more.

Take me to Genes Extras


  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

How is your grammar, can you score 100%

Page 0 + 1 of 3

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. »
ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date


FootieAngel Report 5 Feb 2013 18:51

I got 10 i only do up to KS3 good job really x


VIVinHERTS Report 5 Feb 2013 18:35

12/14 :-)


SueMaid Report 5 Feb 2013 09:53

I got 11 out of 14 - I is good I is ;-)


JustJohn Report 5 Feb 2013 09:44

JP :-D :-D

Probably means that you don't use gerunds and passive and conditional pronouns in your everyday life. But I guess you can still survive :-D ;-)

Justice of Peace

Justice of Peace Report 5 Feb 2013 09:40

I got 5, can I upgrade please :-) ;-) :-)


JustJohn Report 5 Feb 2013 08:36

Stephen. Well, I know absolutely everything. And I got 11. I think 11 is best score possible to get. Well done. We have to show a little weakness, otherwise we are condescending :-D

And the auntie of gerund, the Liverpool footballer, is known as Auntie Nim, GB. Simple ;-) Any more questions for the coracle?


GlitterBaby Report 4 Feb 2013 23:19

Did not bother to even attempt it as never heard of antonym, conditional and passive.

When did that lot come into English ?


Bobtanian Report 4 Feb 2013 23:02

9,11,12,13 wrong

sad in I?

How many people did not understand the questions, never mind the answers ?

I guessed at a few.....



JustJohn Report 4 Feb 2013 22:54

We can't all be cleverer than average. I thought the thread read "How is your grandma?" And I still think gerund is a footballer :-( :-( :-(


MR_MAGOO Report 4 Feb 2013 22:10

Should have paid attention in the English class Wend instead of messing about with the boys at the back of the class..... ;-) ;-)


Wend Report 4 Feb 2013 22:05

Smartharse, Mr. M. I only got 10 :-(


MR_MAGOO Report 4 Feb 2013 22:02

I got 12/14........1 & 11 wrong........... :-D


jax Report 4 Feb 2013 21:56

My sister went to Southend HS for girls....she got the clever gene :-D


KenSE Report 4 Feb 2013 21:50

No Rollo, Southend HS (for boys).


David Report 4 Feb 2013 20:48

Sorry to admit I only scored 7


DazedConfused Report 4 Feb 2013 20:09

I got 7 - but seriously I did not understand half of the questions and had to guess.

This was far more advanced grammar than I did in school in the 60's.


SuffolkVera Report 4 Feb 2013 17:29

13/14. I got no. 11 wrong which was just carelessness on my part. Not sure how many I would have got right at age 11 though. Although it was a long while ago I did study languages at A Level, including A Level Latin which is a huge help with lots of languages, including English.


RolloTheRed Report 4 Feb 2013 17:15

King Edward VI Ken ?


RolloTheRed Report 4 Feb 2013 16:51

12/14 ... must do better.

Dare I suppose that schools today still issue a copy of H W Fowler to all students?
If the pounds and pence won't run to H W Fowler I guess Nigel Molesworth is a useful guide to grammar as well:

How many people did not understand the questions, never mind the answers ?


KenSE Report 4 Feb 2013 16:48

14, but then I am from Essex.