Which of the following is correct:


Joes’s performance on tasks that assessed his writing skills was variable.


Joes’s performances on tasks that assessed his writing skills were variable.


plural asked May 14 '13 at 23:27 James New member

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Grammartically both sentences are correct but what the writer (or speaker) intends to say is different. In the first sentence Joes performed simply by one way, while in the second sentence he performed numerously on tasks.

link comment answered May 15 '13 at 01:59 T Uchimura New member

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