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  • 1. 1190 Paper 1 Section A: EditingT3W10.2012WKEY TO ASSESSMENT 23Name: _______________________ No: _____ Class: _______ Date: __________ SCORE: _____/10mInstructions:Carefully read the text below, consisting of 12 lines. The first and last lines are correct. For theremaining ten lines there is one grammatical error in each line.Circle the incorrect word and write the correct word in the space provided.The correct word you provide must not change the original meaning of the sentence.Reminders:1190/01 Section A: Editing does not test you on VOCABULARY / PUNCTUATION/SPELLING.Martha’s Vineyard is an island off the coast of Massachusetts, USA. It is twenty miles longand nine miles wide. In the side of the island that faces the Atlantic Ocean are miles of 1 onbroad, sandy beaches and rolling sand dunes. On the side nearest the mainland is sheltered 2 arebays. There, boats can anchor safety in rough weather. The sea around the island is rich in 3 safelycodfish, swordfish and lobster. The people of Martha’s Vineyard has always made their 4 haveliving with the sea. Long ago, whaling ships and clipper ships sailed from the island’s 5 fromharbours. The whaling ships come back loaded with valuable whale oil. The clippers 6 camebrought manufacture goods from Europe and tea and spices from Asia. But then petroleum 7 manufacturedwas discovered in Pennsylvania in 1857 so whale oil became less valuable. At a same time, 8 thesteamships replace sailing ships. Because New York and Boston had large harbours, these 9 replacedcities become the centres of trade. However, the people of Martha’s Vineyard could still 10 becamemake a living by catching fish and lobster.Set by Yeo Yam Hwee Term 3 Week 10 for 3NA.2012 Page 1