EA1101_ET1000_NK1001 Grammar Editing 5

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EA1101/ET1000/NK1001 Grammar Editing 5 1. There are TEN (10) errors in the following text. 2. Identify the error in the numbered sentence, and then write your correction in the numbered blank space on the right side of the text. 3. After your correction follow with a brief explanation of the type of error: noun, pronoun, subject-verb agreement, word form, verb form, tense, preposition, article parallelism or sentence fragment. Note that not all these items will be tested. Some will be repeated while others are left out, to prevent elimination strategy. Example: Read the following sentence: (0)NUS arts and social sciences graduates have 22 subjects to choosing a major from. (0)Correction: to choose Explanation: This is a verb form error as we need the infinitive form “choose”, not present participle form “choosing”. Read the text completely before you begin. More University Places for Arts and Social Sciences Students The National University of Singapore (NUS) has offered arts and social sciences degrees since its days as Raffles College. NUS enrols about 1,500 such undergraduates a year. (1)Now, for the first time, the Singapore Management University (SMU) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will offered social sciences courses as well. Although many new arts and social sciences graduates are
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2012 for the course ENGLISH EA1101 taught by Professor Ms during the Spring '08 term at National University of Singapore.

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