English Error Correction – 1 – English Skill Building – 48

English Skill Building – 48

English Error Correction Exercise- 1

Examine your fundamental understanding of English language in this exercise

Point out which of these sentences are wrong, and which are right.

a. A doctor needed to attend to his patient immediately.
1. The doctor biked along a winding tar road to reach his patient’s house, which cut through a forest.
2. To reach his patient’s house, the doctor biked along a winding tar road, which cut through a forest.

b. A family member had just died of Covid in the hospital.
1. Resigned to the bad news, there was no wailing in the family.
2. There was no wailing in the family, resigned to the bad news.
3. Resigned to the bad news, the family members did no wailing.

c. A new Corona vaccine has been unveiled.
1. Using the latest technology, the vaccine was formulated.
2. The vaccine was formulated, using the latest technology.
3. Using the latest technology, the scientists formulated the vaccine.
4. The scientists formulated the vaccine using the latest technology.

d. About the legendary dancer Michel Johnson
1. Micheal Jackson, both shocking and entertaining crowds across the world, who also publicly struggled with drug abuse, influenced and inspired a generation of dancers.
2. Both shocking and entertaining crowds around the world, Micheal Jackson, who also publicly struggled with drug abuse, influenced and inspired a generation of dancers.
3. Both shocking and entertaining crowds across the world, Micheal Jackson influenced and inspired a generation of dancers, even as he struggled publicly with drug abuse.

Answers

a. A doctor needed to attend to his patient immediately.
2. To reach his patient’s house, the doctor biked along a winding tar road, which cut through a forest.

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b. A family member had just died of Covid in the hospital.
3. Resigned to the bad news, the family members did no wailing.

c. A new Corona vaccine has been unveiled.
4. The scientists formulated the vaccine using the latest technology.

d. About the legendary dancer Michel Johnson
3. Both shocking and entertaining crowds across the world, Micheal Jackson influenced and inspired a generation of dancers, even as he struggled publicly with drug abuse.

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