Source: Wanda Van Goor and Diana Hacker, Developmental Exercises to Accompany A WRITER’SREFERENCE,6th ed. (Boston:Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007).NameSectionDateEXERCISE E1-1ESL verb use: Guided practiceEdit the following paragraphs to correct problems with verbs. The numbers in the margin referto appropriate rules in section E1 of A Writer’s Reference, Sixth Edition. The first revision hasbeen done for you, and a suggested revision of this exercise appears in the back of the book.Immigrants have cameto the United States from all over the world. Initially,new settlers were mostly European, Irish, or English. By the twentieth century,many Asians had took the frightening boat trip across the Pacific. Usually the mencame first. After they had made enough money for passage, their wives and childrenwere bring over. All thought that if they worked hard, they will make a good life, asearlier European immigrants had done. Unable to live comfortably in their home-
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