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Note for Spotting Errors - Se by Abhishek Apoorv

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Error Spotting Workbook By Ramandeep Singh Raman 11/10/2016

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Error Spotting Workbook Table of Contents .................................................................... 14 ........................................... 2 ........................................................................ 14 .................................................................... 6 ................................................................... 15 ............................................................... 9 ........................................................................ 15 .......................................................... 11 ................................................................... 16 ...................................................... 12 ........................................................................ 16 .................................................... 12 ................................................................... 17 ............................................................ 12 ........................................................................ 17 ............................................................................ 12 ................................................................... 18 ......................................................................... 13 ........................................................................ 19 ......................................................................... 13 .................................................................. 19 ............................................................................. 13 ........................................................................ 20 .......................................................................... 14 ................................................................... 21 ................................. 14 ........................................................................ 21 ........................................................................... 15 .................................................................. 22 ................................................................. 15 ........................................................................ 22 ................................................ 16 ................................................................... 24 ........................................................... 2 ................................................................. 24 Use of Some Important Prepositions ....................... 3 ................................................................ 25 ................................................................ 3 ......................................................................... 25 ........................................................................ 4 .................................................................... 25 ......................................................................... 4 ........................................................................ 26 ............................................................ 4 ................................................................... 26 .............................................................. 5 ........................................................................ 27 ........................................................... 5 ................................................................... 27 ........................................................... 5 ........................................................................ 27 ................................................................. 5 ................................................................... 28 ........... 6 ........................................................................ 30 ........................................................................ 13 ................................................................... 30 ......................................................................... 13 ........................................................................ 32 Page 1

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Error Spotting Workbook ..................................................................... 32 ........................................................................ 32 ................................................................... 33 ........................................................................ 33 .................................................................... 34 ........................................................................ 34 .................................................................. 35 ....................................................................... 35 ................................................................. 36 ........................................................................ 36 ......................................................................... 36 .................................................................... 37 .................................................................... 37 ............................................................... 37 .................................................................... 38 ................................................................... 38 .................................................................... 39 ................................................................... 39 ........................................................................ 40 ................................................................... 40 ........................................................................ 40 ................................................................... 41 Exercise 7 ....................................................................... 41 .................................................................... 42 ........................................................................ 42 ................................................................... 43 ........................................................................ 43 ................................................................... 44 ....................................................................... 44 ................................................................. 45 Page 2

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Error Spotting Workbook Correct Do you hear a strange noise? In Present Indefinite Sentences, the number and person of the subject play very important role. If the subject is singular number third person, affix `s' or 'es' to the verb. If the verb ends in any of the following ss, o, x, z, sh,ch. add, `es' instead of 's' with the verb. Like : Pass, Miss, Do, Mix, Fix, Whiz, Buzz, Catch, Fetch, Clash, Rush etc. Incorrect We are smelling with our nose. Correct We smell with our nose. Incorrect I am feeling you are wrong. Correct I feel you are wrong. Incorrect The water is feeling cold. Correct The water feels cold. But these verbs can be used in progressive form in the following cases 1. The Session Judge is hearing our case. When the main verb is in future, use Present Simple in 2. We are thinking of going to USA next year. clauses with; if till, as soon as, when, unless, before, 3. He is minding (looking after) the children, while until, even, if, in case and as. his wife is away. 4. I am seeing my lawyer today. Examples 5. I am having some difficulties with this puzzle. (a) We shall wait till she arrives. (b) I shall not go there, even if it rains. One must not use adverbs of past time like; yesterday, last year, last month, ago, short while ago etc. with Present Perfect Tense. Present Simple must be used instead of the Present Example Continuous with verbs of perception (feel, hear, smell He has completed his book yesterday. (Incorrect) etc.), Verbs of cognition (believe, know, think etc.), He completed his book yesterday. (Correct) verbs of emotion (hope, love, hate etc.) which cannot be used normally in continuous form. Use of Since/ForStudents commit mistakes in using Incorrect We are seeing with our eyes. Correct We see with our eyes. 'Since' or 'For'. Please note, ‘For' is used for 'Period of Time' and 'Since' is used for 'Point of Time'. With morning, evening etc., use since and with 'some Incorrect Are you hearing a strange noise? Page 3

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