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ERROR IDENTIFICATION 1

Underline the error and write the correct word in the space provided. An example has been given. The
correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling errors in this text.
I was walking home after football practise that warm evening, when I e.g. practice .
heard loud sobs from behind some bushes. At once, I went to investigated.

1. __________

On my amazement, I saw that it was my neighbour, Mrs Param. She

2. __________

explained to me that she had leaved her son, Suresh, in the playground

3. __________

when she went to get some ice-cream from a vendor nearby. When she

4. __________

got back, she found that her son was missing. She has been looking for

5. __________

him since. I asked her how long she had been looking for her son but she

6. __________

replied that she had been looking for him for twenty minutes. I informed a

7. __________

situations to some of our neighbours and many volunteer to help. We

8. __________

decided to form a search party to look at the boy. After an hours search,

9. __________

the boy was found unconsciously behind some bushes.

10.__________

ERROR IDENTIFICATION 1
Underline the error and write the correct word in the space provided. An example has been given. The
correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling errors in this text.
I was walking home after football practise that warm evening, when I e.g. practice .
heard loud sobs from behind some bushes. At once, I went to investigated.

1. __________

On my amazement, I saw that it was my neighbour, Mrs Param. She

2. __________

explained to me that she had leaved her son, Suresh, in the playground

3. __________

when she went to get some ice-cream from a vendor nearby. When she

4. __________

got back, she found that her son was missing. She has been looking for

5. __________

him since. I asked her how long she had been looking for her son but she

6. __________

replied that she had been looking for him for twenty minutes. I informed a

7. __________

situations to some of our neighbours and many volunteer to help. We

8. __________

decided to form a search party to look at the boy. After an hours search,

9. __________

the boy was found unconsciously behind some bushes.

10.__________

ANSWER
ERROR IDENTIFICATION 1
Underline the error and write the correct word in the space provided. An example has been given. The
correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling errors in this text.

I was walking home after football practise that warm evening, when I e.g. practice .
heard loud sobs from behind some bushes. At once, I went to investigated.

1. investigate

On my amazement, I saw that it was my neighbour, Mrs Param. She

2. To

explained to me that she had leaved her son, Suresh, in the playground

3. left

when she went to get some ice-cream from a vendor nearby. When she

4. while

got back, she found that her son was missing. She has been looking for

5. had

him since. I asked her how long she had been looking for her son but she

6. but

replied that she had been looking for him for twenty minutes. I informed a

7. the

situations to some of our neighbours and many volunteer to help. We

8. volunteered

decided to form a search party to look at the boy. After an hours search,

9. for

the boy was found unconsciously behind some bushes.

10.unconscious

ERROR IDENTIFICATION 2
Underline the error and write the correct word in the space provided. An example has been given. The
correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling errors in this text.
Dear Rosalia,
How are you getting up with your family in Kota Kinabalu? Ive just e.g.
on
.
finish my mid-year examination. To pass the time, Im catching up on the 1. __________
latest news by read the newspapers from page to page.
2. __________
I was attracted to this article about the charity run of 2004 3. __________
kilometers by Suwaibah Muhammad Nasir. She is an athlete who hold the 4. __________
record for the Batu Caves and Kuala Lumpur Tower Run. She planned to 5. __________
run 2004 kilometers around Peninsular Malaysia, starting and end at 6. __________
Kuala Lumpur Tower. She hopes to completes her gruelling run in 47 7. __________
days. Im very confidence she can do it considering her past records.
8. __________
She is doing this in an effort to raise awareness on cancer and to 9. __________
collect funds for the National Cancer Council (MAKNA). She loses an 10. __________
uncle to cancer several year ago. MAKNA received three seven-seater 11. __________
vehicles as donation. They will be use for the Cancer Screening 12. __________
Awareness road shows.
13. __________
Suwaibahs contribution and dedication is mostly admirable. Her 14. __________
effort to make a difference have my full support. I plan to donate all my 15. __________
saving of RM500.00.
Thats all for now. Hope to hear from you soon.
ERROR IDENTIFICATION 2
Underline the error and write the correct word in the space provided. An example has been given. The
correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling errors in this text.
Dear Rosalia,
How are you getting up with your family in Kota Kinabalu? Ive just e.g.
on
.
finish my mid-year examination. To pass the time, Im catching up on the 1. __________
latest news by read the newspapers from page to page.
2. __________
I was attracted to this article about the charity run of 2004 3. __________
kilometers by Suwaibah Muhammad Nasir. She is an athlete who hold the 4. __________
record for the Batu Caves and Kuala Lumpur Tower Run. She planned to 5. __________
run 2004 kilometers around Peninsular Malaysia, starting and end at 6. __________
Kuala Lumpur Tower. She hopes to completes her gruelling run in 47 7. __________
days. Im very confidence she can do it considering her past records.
8. __________
She is doing this in an effort to raise awareness on cancer and to 9. __________
collect funds for the National Cancer Council (MAKNA). She loses an 10. __________
uncle to cancer several year ago. MAKNA received three seven-seater 11. __________
vehicles as donation. They will be use for the Cancer Screening 12. __________
Awareness road shows.
13. __________
Suwaibahs contribution and dedication is mostly admirable. Her 14. __________
effort to make a difference have my full support. I plan to donate all my 15. __________
saving of RM500.00.
Thats all for now. Hope to hear from you soon.

ANSWER
ERROR IDENTIFICATION 2
Dear Rosalia,
How are you getting up with your family in Kota Kinabalu? Ive just e.g.
on .
finish my mid-year examination. To pass the time, Im catching up on the 1. finished
latest news by read the newspapers from page to page.
2. reading
I was attracted to this article about the charity run of 2004 3. a
kilometers by Suwaibah Muhammad Nasir. She is an athlete who hold the 4. holds
record for the Batu Caves and Kuala Lumpur Tower Run. She planned to 5. plans
run 2004 kilometers around Peninsular Malaysia, starting and end at 6. ending
Kuala Lumpur Tower. She hopes to completes her gruelling run in 47 7. complete
days. Im very confidence she can do it considering her past records.
8. confident
She is doing this in an effort to raise awareness on cancer and to 9. of
collect funds for the National Cancer Council (MAKNA). She loses an 10. lost
uncle to cancer several year ago. MAKNA received three seven-seater 11. years
vehicles as donation. They will be use for the Cancer Screening 12. used
Awareness road shows.
13. show
Suwaibahs contribution and dedication is mostly admirable. Her 14. most
effort to make a difference have my full support. I plan to donate all my 15. has
saving of RM500.00.
Thats all for now. Hope to hear from you soon.

ERROR IDENTIFICATION 3

Underline the error and write the correct word in the space provided. An example has been given. The
correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling errors in this text.
Most road traffic accidents happen during school holidays when
children are more likely to be played outside.
e.g. playing .
Boys have nearly twice as much accidents as girls because they 1. __________
tend to play many outdoor games, such as football.
2. __________
While we all like to see our children get some exercise, many road 3. __________
accidents happen when they are cycling. Here are things to consider for 4. __________
they safety.
5. __________
The size of the childs bike must be appropriately for him or her. The 6. __________
bike must be well maintain, with good brakes, lights and reflective strips. 7. __________
Children should always wear a helmet and ensure that it fits proper. 8. __________
Many times children ride with borrow or oversized helmets.
9. __________
Cycle paths, lanes and routes are available. Use them wherever 10. __________
available. Children should be discouraged for challenging each other to 11. __________
take the streets. Find a save cycling course in your area many schools 12. __________
and local authorities run safe cycling courses. Enrol your child in one.
Risks can be reduced. Teach your children.

ERROR IDENTIFICATION 3
Underline the error and write the correct word in the space provided. An example has been given. The
correct word must not change the meaning of the sentence. There are no spelling errors in this text.
Most road traffic accidents happen during school holidays when
children are more likely to be played outside.
e.g. playing .
Boys have nearly twice as much accidents as girls because they 1. __________
tend to play many outdoor games, such as football.
2. __________
While we all like to see our children get some exercise, many road 3. __________
accidents happen when they are cycling. Here are things to consider for 4. __________
they safety.
5. __________
The size of the childs bike must be appropriately for him or her. The 6. __________
bike must be well maintain, with good brakes, lights and reflective strips. 7. __________
Children should always wear a helmet and ensure that it fits proper. 8. __________
Many times children ride with borrow or oversized helmets.
9. __________
Cycle paths, lanes and routes are available. Use them wherever 10. __________
available. Children should be discouraged for challenging each other to 11. __________
take the streets. Find a save cycling course in your area many schools 12. __________
and local authorities run safe cycling courses. Enrol your child in one.
Risks can be reduced. Teach your children.

ANSWER
ERROR IDENTIFICATION 3
Most road traffic accidents happen during school holidays when
children are more likely to be played outside.
e.g. playing .
Boys have nearly twice as much accidents as girls because they 1. many
tend to play many outdoor games, such as football.
2. more
While we all like to see our children get some exercise, many road 3. getting
accidents happen when they are cycling. Here are things to consider for 4. while
they safety.
5. their
The size of the childs bike must be appropriately for him or her. The 6. appropriate
bike must be well maintain, with good brakes, lights and reflective strips. 7. maintained
Children should always wear a helmet and ensure that it fits proper. 8. properly
Many times children ride with borrow or oversized helmets.
9. borrowed
Cycle paths, lanes and routes are available. Use them wherever 10. whenever
available. Children should be discouraged for challenging each other to 11. from
take the streets. Find a save cycling course in your area many schools 12. safe
and local authorities run safe cycling courses. Enrol your child in one.
Risks can be reduced. Teach your children.