EA1101_ET1000_NK1001 Grammar Editing 11

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EA1101 /ET1000/NK1001 Grammar Editing 11 Text-Editing 1. There are TEN (10) errors in the following text. 2. Identify the error in the numbered sentence, then write your correction in the numbered blank space on the right side of the text. 3. After your correction, give a brief explanation of the type of error: noun, pronoun, subject-verb agreement, word form, verb form, tense, preposition, article or parallelism . Note that not all these items will be tested. Some will be repeated while others are left out, to prevent elimination strategy. Read the text completely before you begin. Singlish is Part of the Bonding Process There has been much public discussion over the standard of English and the influence of Singlish, as well as the possible ill-effects of “Phua Chu Kang”. This issue was further highlighted in The Sunday Times editorial on September 5. (1)As I reflect on this issue, I prefer to believe that the erosion of the standard of English over the years have to do with two factors: Firstly, it could be due to the way English is being taught in schools. (2)Those of us who school under the earlier British system were somewhat surprised that the teaching of grammar and syntax had been dropped. From what I understand, teachers are now being sent to learn and teach these elements of the
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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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