ERROR ANALYSIS :(Over 60)

Underline the Mistakes and Correct them on the lines below . (The mistakes may be
of grammar , vocabulary , spelling , capitalization …If you change something that is
correct , it will be considered wrong . In case there is a sentence with no mistake , don't forget to check it at the end .)
 

1- A number of students was injured in the accident last tuesday ; the police is investigating to find out how did this happen . (over 4)
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2- Have either of you made the homeworks I have given you yesterday ? (over 4 )
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3- Our parents have always done their best to make us independant from them , polite
with other people and responsable of ourself ; they want us to be good in everything we do .(over7)
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4- Since Mary got married with John , she has become used to refuse all the advices she is
given . Her believes have changed and she is loosing her self-confidence . (over 5) …………………………………………………………………………………………....………

5- There is a lot of luggages at the door . I’ve shone Jerry the place where they should be
put . Tom ,would you give him a hand , please ? (over 3)
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6- I’m sorry I’ve waken the child ; but , he’d been sleeping for forty minutes ,wich are quite enough . Anyway , I ment no harm . (over 4) …………………………………………………………………………………………...……….

7- When I arrived to Greece this Summer , I thought I will stay there for ever ; but , only a week later ,I fell so homesick that I pack my bags and came back to lebanon. (over 6)
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8- You’re such a lier ! All the news you told me were wrong !"
" What happenned ? what lead you to think so ?" (over 5)
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9- Even thought this exercice seems to be difficult , I know I will not make a single error .………………………………………………………………………………………………...…

10- Instead of beeing jealous from somebody else’s success , we should work hard to
excel at what we do . (over 3)
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11- Could you tell me who breaked this chinese vase ? I lay it on this desk before I went to work ! (over 3)
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12- Will you let me alone from now on ? If I see anyone in my house I will charge you for breaking into it and have you sended to prison ! (over 3)
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13- You can not apply for this job ! You don’t have a licence in economics ! (over 2)
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14- The grades you had on the quiz are not bad ," said the teacher to his students .
" What an understatement !," answered the students all at the same time ; then one of them rose to his feet and added , "but no one had below 15 , did they ?" (over 5) ………………………………………………………………………………….......................…

15- When he has seen the door being opened, the thief slided behind the furnitures to hide.
(over 3)
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                                                         Good Luck!
                             Nada AbiSamra


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