EA1101_ET1000_NK1001 Grammar Editing 13

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EA1101/ET1000/NK1001 Grammar Editing 13 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. Missing: The Vital Ingredient (1) Last Thursday, Acting Education Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam makes his first policy statement on the reform of Singapore schools. Speaking to 1,200 principals, teachers and Ministry of Education officials at the Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Mr Tharman, barely two months into his new job, handed out a long list of things he wants done over the next few years. In many ways it was a wonderful speech, except for one important omission. He wants to equip students with critical skills so they can get jobs in a fast-changing world. He wants students to build on the already solid science and mathematics foundation and go even further. (2)He wants them taught 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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