EA1101_ET1000_NK1001 Grammar Editing 20

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EA1101/ET1000/NK1001 Grammar Editing 20 Text Editing 1. There are TEN (10) errors in the following text. The errors are found only in the numbered sentences , and only one error in each of them. 2. Underline 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, write 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 may be repeated. Example: (0) The world awake one Sunday in late July… (0) world awoke We need the past tense as the context is about what happened last July. Kana "Massacre" Was a Fake Hillel Fendel The world awoke one Sunday in late July 2006 to the news that an Israeli air strike had killed 57 Lebanese civilians, leading Israel to stop air strikes for two days. Immediately all over the world sympathy was felt for the innocent Lebanese and Israel was blamed for being so callous. (1)But now evidence show the "massacre" is probably just a fraud propagated by the media. The supposed massacre caused a major turnabout in world diplomacy. (2)American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suddenly cancelled her plans to fly to Beirut and fly to Jerusalem instead to negotiate a ceasefire. The implication was clearly that the onus was now upon Israel. French President Jacques Chirac condemned Israel's "unjustified action which demonstrates more than ever the need for an immediate
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