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17 th  February 2011 Fourth Hour II BA Economics Spotting the Errors
Spotting Errors You have to find where the error lies You have to spot the segment or the part where mistake lies I Live/ ...
Types of Errors <ul><li>Spelling </li></ul><ul><li>Punctuation </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalization  </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar...
Common Errors in Grammar <ul><li>Singular and Plural </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Verb agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Prepositio...
Singular and Plural <ul><li>I ate three banana yesterday  x </li></ul><ul><li>I ate three bananas yesterday. Correct </li>...
Singular and Plural <ul><li>There are 13 staffs in our school. X </li></ul><ul><li>There are 13 staff in our school. Corre...
Singular and Plural <ul><li>I am five years old. correct </li></ul><ul><li>I saw a five rupee note on the floor. correct <...
Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Right Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>I am fine </li></ul><ul><li>We are fine </li></ul><ul><li...
Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Ram and Rahim are friends. Right </li></ul><ul><li>Bread and milk is my breakfast. Right </...
Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Every one in this class is very poor. R </li></ul><ul><li>Each question carries two marks. ...
Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Tom or Sam is absent. R </li></ul><ul><li>Tom and Sam are absent. R </li></ul><ul><li>Tom a...
Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Hari and Harry are here. R </li></ul><ul><li>Hari and Harry is here. W </li></ul><ul><li>Fi...
Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Each of the sisters is clever. R </li></ul><ul><li>Each of the boys was given a prize. R </...
Right Agreement <ul><li>I am a boy </li></ul><ul><li>We are boys. </li></ul><ul><li>You are dogs. </li></ul><ul><li>They a...
Right Agreement <ul><li>The council has chosen its president. </li></ul><ul><li>The fleet has set sail. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Right Agreement <ul><li>The news is true. </li></ul><ul><li>Physics is a branch of study in every school. </li></ul><ul><l...
Right Agreement <ul><li>No nook or corner was left unexplored. </li></ul><ul><li>Either Abdul or Adams has stolen the watc...
Spot the Error. If no error mark D <ul><li>1.The council/ has chosen/ its president. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul...
Spot the Error. If no error mark D <ul><li>5. No nook or corner/ was left/ unexplored. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. 17 th February 2011 Fourth Hour II BA Economics Spotting the Errors
  2. 2. Spotting Errors You have to find where the error lies You have to spot the segment or the part where mistake lies I Live/ in London/with my parents/and brothers/no error A B C D E If the error is in A Your answer will be A
  3. 3. Types of Errors <ul><li>Spelling </li></ul><ul><li>Punctuation </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalization </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar </li></ul>
  4. 4. Common Errors in Grammar <ul><li>Singular and Plural </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Verb agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Prepositions </li></ul><ul><li>Conjunctions </li></ul><ul><li>Tenses </li></ul><ul><li>Usage </li></ul>
  5. 5. Singular and Plural <ul><li>I ate three banana yesterday x </li></ul><ul><li>I ate three bananas yesterday. Correct </li></ul><ul><li>I drink two coffees in the morning. X </li></ul><ul><li>I drink two cups of coffee in the morning. Correct </li></ul>
  6. 6. Singular and Plural <ul><li>There are 13 staffs in our school. X </li></ul><ul><li>There are 13 staff in our school. Correct </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>There are 13 staff members in our school. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Singular and Plural <ul><li>I am five years old. correct </li></ul><ul><li>I saw a five rupee note on the floor. correct </li></ul><ul><li>I have five rupees now. Correct </li></ul><ul><li>I am five year old. wrong </li></ul><ul><li>I am a five year old. correct </li></ul>
  8. 8. Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Right Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>I am fine </li></ul><ul><li>We are fine </li></ul><ul><li>You are fine </li></ul><ul><li>She is fine </li></ul><ul><li>They are fine </li></ul><ul><li>No Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>I is fine </li></ul><ul><li>We am fine </li></ul><ul><li>You is fine </li></ul><ul><li>She are fine </li></ul><ul><li>They is fine </li></ul>
  9. 9. Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Ram and Rahim are friends. Right </li></ul><ul><li>Bread and milk is my breakfast. Right </li></ul><ul><li>One of my friends is a pilot. Right </li></ul><ul><li>Tom and Jim go to gym regularly. Right </li></ul><ul><li>Tom as well as Jim goes to gym regularly. Right </li></ul>
  10. 10. Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Every one in this class is very poor. R </li></ul><ul><li>Each question carries two marks. R </li></ul><ul><li>Every one is fine. R </li></ul><ul><li>All are fine. R </li></ul><ul><li>Every one are fine. W </li></ul><ul><li>All is fine. W </li></ul>
  11. 11. Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Tom or Sam is absent. R </li></ul><ul><li>Tom and Sam are absent. R </li></ul><ul><li>Tom along with Sam is absent. R </li></ul><ul><li>Neither Tom nor Sam is good. </li></ul><ul><li>Neither Tom nor his friends are good. R </li></ul><ul><li>Tom and Sam is friends. W </li></ul><ul><li>Tom or Sam are absent. W </li></ul><ul><li>Tom as well as Sam are absent. W </li></ul>
  12. 12. Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Hari and Harry are here. R </li></ul><ul><li>Hari and Harry is here. W </li></ul><ul><li>Fire and water does not agree. W </li></ul><ul><li>Fire and water do not agree. R </li></ul><ul><li>He and his friend has arrived. W </li></ul><ul><li>He and his friend have arrived. R </li></ul><ul><li>My friend and philosopher has come. R </li></ul>
  13. 13. Subject Verb Agreement <ul><li>Each of the sisters is clever. R </li></ul><ul><li>Each of the boys was given a prize. R </li></ul><ul><li>Neither of the men was very tall. R </li></ul><ul><li>Each of these substances is found in India. R </li></ul><ul><li>A variety of pleasing objects charms the eye. R </li></ul>
  14. 14. Right Agreement <ul><li>I am a boy </li></ul><ul><li>We are boys. </li></ul><ul><li>You are dogs. </li></ul><ul><li>They are friends, </li></ul><ul><li>He is a boy. </li></ul><ul><li>She is a girl. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a dog. </li></ul><ul><li>Raja is brilliant. </li></ul><ul><li>Rani is beautiful. </li></ul><ul><li>Raja and Rani are friends </li></ul><ul><li>Neither Raja nor Rani is beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>One of the boys is a fool. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the girls is a fool. </li></ul><ul><li>Each of the boys are given a prize. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Right Agreement <ul><li>The council has chosen its president. </li></ul><ul><li>The fleet has set sail. </li></ul><ul><li>The committee was agreed on the main question. </li></ul><ul><li>In regard to details the committee were divided. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a large number of boys in his class. </li></ul><ul><li>A number of boys were caught copying. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Right Agreement <ul><li>The news is true. </li></ul><ul><li>Physics is a branch of study in every school. </li></ul><ul><li>The wages of sin is death. </li></ul><ul><li>Politics was with him the business of his life. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Right Agreement <ul><li>No nook or corner was left unexplored. </li></ul><ul><li>Either Abdul or Adams has stolen the watch. </li></ul><ul><li>The horse and carriage is at the door. </li></ul><ul><li>My father and I have lived here five years. </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of the mangoes was not good. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Spot the Error. If no error mark D <ul><li>1.The council/ has chosen/ its president. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul><li>2. Hari and Harry/ is here. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>3. Each of the boys/ was given/ a prize. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul><li>4. Bread and milk/ is my breakfast. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul>
  19. 19. Spot the Error. If no error mark D <ul><li>5. No nook or corner/ was left/ unexplored. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul><li>6. The quality of the mangoes/ are not/good. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul><li>7. Neither he /nor his friends/ are honest. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul><li>8. Neither king/ nor queen/ is beautiful. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul><li>9. Each of these substances/ is found/ in India. </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul><ul><li>10. Tom as well as Jim/ goes to gym/ regularly . </li></ul><ul><li>A B C </li></ul>
  20. 20. To Be Continued

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