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English – Error Spotting And Sentence Improvement

  1. 1. ENGLISH – ERROR SPOTTING AND SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT AFTERSCHO ☺ OL – DEVELOPING CHANGE MAKERS CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PGPSE PROGRAMME – World’ Most Comprehensive programme in social entrepreneurship & spiritual entrepreneurship OPEN FOR ALL FREE FOR ALL www.afterschoool.tk AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  2. 2. ENGLISH – ERROR SPOTTING AND SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT Dr. T.K. Jain. AFTERSCHO ☺ OL Centre for social entrepreneurship Bikaner M: 9414430763 [email_address] www.afterschool.tk , www.afterschoool.tk www.afterschoool.tk AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  3. 3. ENGLISH – ERROR SPOTTING AND SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT <ul><li>They ought to be here before now. </li></ul><ul><li>CORRECT : </li></ul><ul><li>They ought to be here by now. </li></ul>
  4. 4. He is known about charity. <ul><li>He is known for charity </li></ul>
  5. 5. The dog ran through the road. <ul><li>The dog ran across the road. </li></ul>
  6. 6. He broke the cup in a hundred pieces. <ul><li>He broke the cup into hundred pieces. </li></ul>
  7. 7. This work of art is worthy for praise. <ul><li>This work of art is worthy of praise. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The political environment is not conducive for economic reforms. <ul><li>The political environment is not conducive to economic reforms. </li></ul>
  9. 9. He acceded with my proposal. <ul><li>He acceded to my proposal. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Which newspaper do you subscribe for? <ul><li>Which newspaper do you subscribe to ? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Kabir was born from humble parents. <ul><li>Kabir was born of humble parents. </li></ul>
  12. 12. He scoffed on the idea of revolution. <ul><li>He scoffed at the idea of revolution. </li></ul>
  13. 13. The soil of Poona is favourable for roses. <ul><li>The soil of Poona is favourable to roses. </li></ul>
  14. 14. We must not carp with the errors of our ancestors. <ul><li>We must not carp at / about the errors of our ancestors. </li></ul>
  15. 15. The man laboured to good results. <ul><li>The man laboured for good results. </li></ul>
  16. 16. I was on bed when he telephoned me. <ul><li>I was in bed when he telephoned me. </li></ul>
  17. 17. He travelled thirty kilometres for two hours. <ul><li>He travelled thirty kilometres in two hours. </li></ul>
  18. 18. The child is endowed by talents difficult to find. <ul><li>The child is endowed with talents difficult to find. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Narasimha Rao is distinguished in the cartoons for his pout. <ul><li>Narasimha Rao is distinguished in the cartoons by his pout. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Patanjali is an authority for Sanskrit grammar. <ul><li>Patanjali is an authority on Sanskrit grammar. </li></ul>
  21. 21. He is a descendant from the Mughal royalty. <ul><li>He is a descendant of the Mughal royalty. </li></ul>
  22. 22. The shopkeeper deals with cotton and cloth. <ul><li>The shopkeeper deals in cotton and cloth. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Where have you been to? <ul><li>Where have you been? </li></ul>
  24. 24. He lives at Delhi in India. <ul><li>He lives in Delhi in India. </li></ul>
  25. 25. I would occupy myself with no more important business than with this. <ul><li>I would occupy myself with no more important business than this. </li></ul>
  26. 26. He has not been cured for his disease. <ul><li>He has not been cured of his disease. </li></ul>
  27. 27. My brother is deficient at mathematics. <ul><li>My brother is deficient in mathematics. </li></ul>
  28. 28. We are expecting the reply till evening. <ul><li>We are expecting the reply by evening. </li></ul>
  29. 29. The final decision rests upon the director. <ul><li>The final decision rests on the director. </li></ul>
  30. 30. The river flows below the bridge. <ul><li>The river flows under the bridge. </li></ul>
  31. 31. He has been studying from yesterday. <ul><li>He has been studying since yesterday. </li></ul>
  32. 32. The man died from fever. <ul><li>The ma died of fever. </li></ul>
  33. 33. He is on the top of the class. <ul><li>He is at the top of the class. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Srirang rushed at my room, panting for breath. <ul><li>Srirang rushed into my room, panting for breath. </li></ul>
  35. 35. The commentator seems to be enamoured by quotes from Shakespeare. <ul><li>The commentator seems to be enamoured of quotes from Shakespeare. </li></ul>
  36. 36. The poor man is beset by difficulties. <ul><li>The poor man is beset with difficulties. </li></ul>
  37. 37. The weather was not very congenial for him. <ul><li>The weather was not very congenial to him. </li></ul>
  38. 38. We should adapt with the changing times. <ul><li>We should adapt to the changing times. </li></ul>
  39. 39. His friends condoled him at his bereavement. <ul><li>His friends condoled with him on his bereavement. </li></ul>
  40. 40. The approach to this part of the book is similar with that to the other part. <ul><li>The approach to this part of the book is similar to that of the other part. </li></ul>
  41. 41. He has reverted at his former job. <ul><li>He has reverted to his former job. </li></ul>
  42. 42. I am sick with the entire episode. <ul><li>I am sick of the entire episode. </li></ul>
  43. 43. They feel that buying things dispenses of the necessity to produce them. <ul><li>They feel that buying things dispenses with the necessity to produce them. </li></ul>
  44. 44. The truth is just the opposite of this. <ul><li>The truth is just the opposite to this. </li></ul>
  45. 45. He is blind to one eye. <ul><li>He is blind of one eye. </li></ul>
  46. 46. Quite a few Delhiites have fallen victim of dengue fever. <ul><li>Quite a few Delhiites have fallen victim to dengue fever. </li></ul>
  47. 47. A desire of success is the prerequisite for success. <ul><li>A desire for success is the prerequisite of success. </li></ul>
  48. 48. He gained his rich uncle by his suave manners. <ul><li>He gained upon his rich uncle by his suave manners. </li></ul>
  49. 49. The seniormost worker here is a man of about 30 years old. <ul><li>The seniormost worker here is a man about 30 years old. </li></ul>
  50. 50. The cat jumped on the chair. <ul><li>The cat jumped upon the chair. </li></ul>
  51. 51. His adventure was given much prominence to in the ‘magazines. <ul><li>His adventure was given much prominence in the ‘magazines. </li></ul>
  52. 52. Do not brag of your success. <ul><li>Do not brag about / of your success. </li></ul>
  53. 53. The thief entered the house at the owner’s absence. <ul><li>The thief entered the house in the owner’s absence. </li></ul>
  54. 54. The man was staring on the gift. <ul><li>The man was staring at the gift. </li></ul>
  55. 55. The work was done out of haste. <ul><li>The work was done in haste. </li></ul>
  56. 56. He has been working hard for English. <ul><li>He has been working hard at English. </li></ul>
  57. 57. The passenger lost his purse from negligence. <ul><li>The passenger lost his purse through negligence. </li></ul>
  58. 58. He walked till the bank of the river <ul><li>He walked to the bank of the river </li></ul>
  59. 59. Manu does not go to bed by 9p.m. <ul><li>Manu does not go to bed before 9p.m. </li></ul>
  60. 60. Are places of worship still inaccessible for the lower castes? <ul><li>Are places of worship still inaccessible to the lower castes? </li></ul>
  61. 61. The ministers should be made accountable for the common man. <ul><li>The ministers should be made accountable to the common man. </li></ul>
  62. 62. Madhu is always absorbed by her studies. <ul><li>Madhu is always absorbed in her studies. </li></ul>
  63. 63. He adheres with strict schedule. <ul><li>He adheres to strict schedule. </li></ul>
  64. 64. He quarrelled against me for a trifle. <ul><li>He quarrelled with me for a trifle. </li></ul>
  65. 65. My opinion does not accord to yours. <ul><li>My opinion does not accord with yours. </li></ul>
  66. 66. Hard work will result success for you. <ul><li>Hard work will result in success for you. </li></ul>
  67. 67. A telephone is a convenience to those in constant need of communication from afar. <ul><li>A telephone is a convenience for those in constant need of communication from afar. </li></ul>
  68. 68. Titles in India should be prefixed only with the names of military officers. <ul><li>Titles in India should be prefixed only to the names of military officers. </li></ul>
  69. 69. He was discharged as there was no proof against his guilt <ul><li>He was discharged as there was no proof of his guilt </li></ul>
  70. 70. I have no use for it. <ul><li>I have no use of it. </li></ul>
  71. 71. He was equal with the occasion. <ul><li>He was equal to the occasion. </li></ul>
  72. 72. He grasped at the meaning of the passage in no time. <ul><li>He grasped the meaning of the passage in no time. </li></ul>
  73. 73. He entered into the room. <ul><li>He entered the room. </li></ul>
  74. 74. After having written the letter, I began to look for an envelope. <ul><li>Having written the letter, I began to look for an envelope. </li></ul>
  75. 75. He lay besides the charming girl. <ul><li>He lay beside the charming girl. </li></ul>
  76. 76. One should not brood at one failure. <ul><li>One should not brood over one’s failure. </li></ul>
  77. 77. You might choke yourself from that thing round your neck. <ul><li>You might choke yourself with that thing round your neck. </li></ul>
  78. 78. Many people we gazing her. <ul><li>Many people we gazing at her. </li></ul>
  79. 79. The rules and regulations apply for all <ul><li>The rules and regulations apply to all </li></ul>
  80. 80. About AFTERSCHO☺OL <ul><li>PGPSE - World’s most comprehensive programme on social entrepreneurship – after class 12 th </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible – fast changing to meet the requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Admission open throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>Complete support from beginning to the end – from idea generation to making the project viable. </li></ul>
  81. 81. Branches of AFTERSCHO☺OL <ul><li>PGPSE programme is open all over the world as free online programme. </li></ul><ul><li>Those who complete PSPSE have the freedom to start branches of AFTERSCHO☺OL </li></ul><ul><li>A few branches have already started - one such branch is at KOTA (Rajasthan). </li></ul>
  82. 82. Workshop on social entrepreneurship <ul><li>We conduct workshop on social entrepreneurship – all over India and out of India also - in school, college, club, association or any such place - just send us a call and we will come to conduct the workshop on social entrepreeurship. </li></ul><ul><li>These workshops are great moments of learning, sharing, and commitments. </li></ul>
  83. 83. FREE ONLINE PROGRAMME <ul><li>AFTERSCHO☺OL is absolutely free programme available online – any person can join it. The programme has four components : </li></ul><ul><li>1. case studies – writing and analysing – using latest tools of management </li></ul><ul><li>2. articles / reports writing & presentation of them in conferences / seminars </li></ul><ul><li>3. Study material / books / ebooks / audio / audio visual material to support the study </li></ul><ul><li>4. business plan preparation and presentations of those plans in conferences / seminars </li></ul>
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  85. 85. Pursue professional courses along with PGPSE <ul><li>AFTERSCHO☺OL permits you to pursue distance education based professional / vocational courses and gives you support for that also. Many students are doing CA / CS/ ICWA / CMA / FRM / CFP / CFA and other courses along with PGPSE. </li></ul><ul><li>Come and join AFTERSCHO☺OL </li></ul>

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