English Skill Building – 17 (Error Correction for School Students)

Error correction for school students…

Correct the grammar mistakes in the following passage …

The ship was loaded with a big consignment of tea for export to Russia. The ship had been docked in Kolkata Port for two days. The laborers had worked round the clock to finish the loading job. Finally, the ship with it’s cargos of Assam tea set sailed for Russia. Unfortunately within minutes of leaving the Port. it was catching fire. Apparently, a short circuit in the engine room caused the fire. The ship’s captain send an SOS message to the Port. Within minutes, two firefighting mini ships rush to the beleaguered ship. The firefighters mount a heroic effort to brought the fire under control. Finally, the fire was wiped out, but the ship crippled. It is towed back to the Dock for repairs. In the melee that ensued when the fire fighting was going on, three sailor was injured, and the captain sustain burns all over his body.
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Corrected passage …
The ship was loaded with a big consignment of tea for export to Russia. The ship had docked in Kolkata Port for two days. The laborers worked round the clock to finish the loading job. Finally, the ship with its cargo of Assam tea set sail for Russia. Unfortunately, within minutes of leaving the Port, it was caught fire. Apparently, a short circuit in the engine room caused the fire. The ship’s captain sent an SOS message to the Port. Within minutes, two firefighting mini ships rushed to the beleaguered ship. The firefighters mounted a heroic effort to bring the fire under control. Finally, the fire was wiped out, but the ship was crippled. It was towed back to the dock for repairs. In the melee that ensued during the fire fighting, three sailor were injured, and the captain sustained burns all over his body.

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