Exercise: 2 / 5

Is the light-heavy principle maintained?
Exercise 2

Purpose: In the following exercise, you can develop your skills in recognising sentences which break the "light-before-heavy" principle.

Instructions: In this exercise, you will view a sentence. Click either 'yes' or 'no' to answer whether the writer has made correct use of the "light-before-heavy" principle. Don't worry about making mistakes! The exercise will offer you feedback no matter which choice you make. Read the feedback to learn from your mistakes.

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Estimated time: 20 minutes.

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