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)
2- Have either of you made the homeworks I have given you yesterday
? (over 4 )
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)
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 . Ive shone Jerry the
place where they should be
put . Tom ,would you give him a hand , please ? (over 3)
6- Im sorry Ive waken the child ; but , hed 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)
8- Youre such a lier ! All the news you told me were wrong !"
" What happenned ? what lead you to think so ?" (over 5)
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 elses success , we should
work hard to
excel at what we do . (over 3)
11- Could you tell me who breaked this chinese vase ? I lay it on
this desk before I went to work ! (over 3)
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 !
13- You can not apply for this job ! You dont have a licence in
economics ! (over 2)
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.