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Grammar Error On Advertisements

  1. 1. LANGUAGE AWARENESS Name: Harith Zakuan Bin Rosman S.ID: 3101017181 Lecturer: Mdm. Aisyah Bt. Abdul Mutalib Assignment: Grammatical Errors On Signboards/ Pamphlets/ Commercials/ Advertisements
  2. 2. 1. MAXIS Grammar Fail!
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign into view your actual statistics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Into is not the same with in to : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ali dives into the pool. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please get in to the line. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please visit My Account page and sign in to view your actual statistics. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 2. HOSTEL FELLOWS Grammar Fail!
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… contact fellows on duty should any emergencies or problems within the… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Should must have verbs following, example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do remind me should I forget about her birthday. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… contact fellows on duty should any emergencies or problems occur within the… </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. 3. FITM Grammar Fail!
  9. 9. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To all FITM students with CGPA 3.5 and above are invited ... </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To is not needed/ add a pronoun before verb: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To my loved ones , you are my life. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All members are welcome to join. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… all FITM students with CGPA 3.5 and above are invited... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To all FITM students with CGPA 3.5 and above , you are invited... </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. 4. MPP Grammar Fail!
  12. 12. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The more fun is yet to come! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The is not needed; the is used to specify: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I made sure the kids are safe before leaving them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More prizes to be won! </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More fun is yet to come! </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. 5. ICLS Grammar Fail!
  15. 15. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We looking forward your present as it will enlighten… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We needs a helping verb; -ing needs a preposition; wrong use of word present : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We are the youth of the nation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching for real love is hard. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You need to present yourself in court. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We are looking forward for your presence as it will enlighten our… </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. 6. LAB RULES Grammar Fail!
  18. 18. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are not allowed to surf any prohibited and against the law website ; pornography. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wrong arrangement of words of description; redundancy of statement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do activities that are against the law . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anything that is against the law is obviously prohibited . </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are not allowed to surf any prohibited websites like pornography and websites that are against the law. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. 7. MUET AD Grammar Fail!
  21. 21. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Document required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When mentioning more than one item of a type, the noun becomes plural: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments for today: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Write an essay </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Read page 10 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents required… </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. 8. JOB VACANCY Grammar Fail!
  24. 24. <ul><li>The Error: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register as agent top- up at here. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wrong noun to noun pair; incorrect preposition usage: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To describe a box using noun: pencil box , not box pencil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get your gifts here ! </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>The correct sentence should be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register as top- up agent here ! </li></ul></ul>

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