Quirk Of the Day. Resume errors. BACKWARDS chronological order. Correct. Incorrect. Past to Present Wrong example: November 1995 February 2001 June 2005 July 2008. Present to past Right example: May 2009 April 2007 August 2005 June 2005. Assist dentist and help with kid .
Past to Present
Present to past
Every night talks Anna on the phone.
A speaker from Family Services are giving a presentation next week.
Each of the girls sing well.
If I have known the truth I wouldn’t be in this situation.
My friends had spoke with me about the subject.
The student forgot that they had a test.
Mary gave the flowers to Kelly and I.
One must put forth effort if you want to get a good grade.
If you eat sensibly and watch your caloric intake, most people should be able to maintain their desired weight.
Ethel told Lucy that her pie was wonderful.
(Whose pie? Ethel’s or Lucy’s)
Mary keeps to talk about her problems.
Mary needs talking about her problems
THEY'RE= contraction they + are
FURTHER = metaphorical/figurative distance