EA1101_ET1000_NK1001 Grammar Editing 16

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EA1101/ET1000/NK1001 Grammar Editing 16 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 the 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. Software Piracy Ali Rajif As defined by the Longman’s dictionary of contemporary English, piracy refers to “the illegal copying and sale of books, tapes, videos, software, etc”. (1)Presently, software piracy was probably the most prevalent form of piracy around the world. Not only does it have a profound effect on the users of the software, but also on the software industry as a whole. It also poses a significant threat on the development of digital intellectual properties and technologies. Software piracy is rampant because of the very nature of the product. (2) Software production incurs a huge development cost, but once developed, the cost of fabricating multiple copies are almost negligible. This is precisely why software piracy presents such a lucrative option for those who are out to make a quick profit. This implies a huge loss of potential customers of original software buyers, which directly translates into revenue losses for the software industry. Software manufacturers,
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