1. Simple Questions:


Is the sentence correct:

I am in the school.

I'm in the school.

He's is a teacher.

He's teacher.

My name's Robert.

My names are Robert.

Listen to me!

Copy this in your notebook!

Read exercise in yours book!

can I borrow a pencil?




Which sentence is correct:




2. Middle level Questions:










3. High level Questions:

Find the mistakes:

1. Sheila knew it was important to do well, so for weeks before the exam, she fretted, worried, and was feeling anxiety.

 2. Since the weather has improved, there are less people interested in whiling away the hours in the dark of the movie theater. 

3. After he got on the train, he realizes the report he needed to work on was still sitting on his desk back at the office. 

4. Only one of the students have finished the book, and it has been three weeks since it was assigned! 

5. Before boarding the cross-town bus, everyone must have his or her ticket. 

6. Trinny relented and finally gave us the recipe for that amazing dessert she made last Saturday, and we can’t hardly wait to try it. 

7. No matter how careful the students handle the beakers, every year a few get broken. 

8. In contrast to the high-profile company CEO, the local business owner did not receive an honorarium for speaking at the monthly meeting of the area business leaders’ society. 

9. After three days of heavy rain, as predicted the river overflowed its banks, and the water creeped up to our front door. 

10. He’s doing well following the court hearing that determined whether he should face any criminal charges.

 11. According to recent statistics, approximately 9,000 people die annual from injuries caused by an accident involving a fall, a number only exceed by deaths and injuries resulting from automobile accidents. 

12. One of the best ways to prepare for a career in journalism is to become an informed citizen by reading a variety of newspapers, watching documentaries and televised news programs, and you should read books about world leaders, politics, and grassroots movements. 

13. Many travelers use Internet ticket outlet sites and travel agents to find low-priced airline fares, not to realize that the airlines themselves often offer the cheapest tickets. 

14. The physical and psychological unrest of the working class was explored often in the plays of Arthur Miller, for who the subject of the American Dream, and its achievability for ordinary Americans, never got stale. 

15. Although it had its beginnings in Buddhism, mindful meditation is practiced around the world by people of many religions, and are shown to be effective for not only stress reduction, but for healing purposes as well. 

16. It is an enormous commitment, but every morning the members of the team get up at five and head to the pool to practice swimming. 

17. Many people believe that the end justifies the means, so weather their intentions are good or bad is irrelevant—the result is the only thing that matters. 

18. The word Gestalt, meaning a configuration that is so unified it can’t be considered in terms of parts but only as a whole, come from a school of psychology developed by Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Kohler, and Kurt Koffka in 1912 Germany. 

19. In 1839, Romantic painter and printmaker Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre revealed an invention to the French Academy of Sciences that he called the daguerreotype, which we now know as photography. 

20. The pilgrims whose journey is followed in Geoffrey Chaucer’s masterpiece The Canterbury Tales represent a cross section of 14th-century English life, and told tales that include a variety of medieval genres. 

21. Americans get almost one-third of their calories from junk food that offers little nutrition, but plenty of problems, such as obesity, diabetes, and chronic disease. 

22. Think twice before sending potentially computer-clogging e-mail attachments such as pictures and videos; if the recipient is low on disk space, or uses a dial-up service to get their e-mail, he or she won’t appreciate the gesture. 

23. During the nineteenth century, the sport of fly fishing underwent a period of great change as rod designs were improved, plaited silk lines entered in production, and Calcutta bamboo became the rod wood of choice over the previously popular lancewood. 

24. The Taj Mahal, a marble monument designed by Shah Jehan as a tributary to his wife, was completed in 1648, and incorporates many of the traditional themes of Islamic architecture, such as onion-shaped domes and flanking towers. 

25. Many birdwatchers, or birders as they prefer to be called, keep journals called life lists, in which they formally note birds they have seen and identified, typically beginning with the feathered creatures observed in one’s own backyard. 

26. Vintage handmade marbles, including mica shooters, a sulfide (in which a small figure is imbedded), and latticinio cores, have seen their values skyrocket as collectors place greater demand on the market. 

27. Among debaters, a straw man is not a bird-chaser used in cornfields, but rather a logical fallacy in which one side creates a ridiculous image of the other side and then it is easily attacked it for its ridiculousness. 

28. The purpose of the camp is improving the overall physical condition of each camper so his or her performance in any sport is enhanced.

29. Those old Atari video games in your closet are on the a wish list of the Computer Museum of America, in San Diego, California, and they hope you will donate it to their holdings.

30. During the nineteenth century, the sport of fly fishing underwent a period of great change as rod designs were improved, plaited silk lines entered in production, and Calcutta bamboo became the rod wood of choice over the previously popular lancewood. 

31. The Taj Mahal, a marble monument designed by Shah Jehan as a tributary to his wife, was completed in 1648, and incorporates many of the traditional themes of Islamic architecture, such as onion-shaped domes and flanking towers. 

32. Many birdwatchers, or birders as they prefer to be called, keep journals called life lists, in which they formally note birds they have seen and identified, typically beginning with the feathered creatures observed in one’s own backyard. 

33. Vintage handmade marbles, including mica shooters, a sulfide (in which a small figure is imbedded), and latticinio cores, have seen their values skyrocket as collectors place greater demand on the market.

34. Among debaters, a straw man is not a bird-chaser used in cornfields, but rather a logical fallacy in which a bone side creates a ridiculous image of the other side and then it is easily attacked it for its ridiculousness.

35. The purpose of the camp is improving the overall physical condition of each camper so his or her performance in any sport is enhanced. 

36. It is an enormous commitment, but every morning the members of the team get up at five and head to the pool to practice swimming. 

37. Many people believe that the end justifies the means, so weather their intentions are good or bad is irrelevant—the result is the only thing that matters. 

38. The word Gestalt, meaning a configuration that is so unified it can’t be considered in terms of parts but only as a whole, come from a school of psychology developed by Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Kohler, and Kurt Koffka in 1912 Germany. 

39. In 1839, Romantic painter and printmaker Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre revealed an invention to the French Academy of Sciences that he called the daguerreotype, which we now know as photography.

40. The pilgrims whose journey is followed in Geoffrey Chaucer’s masterpiece The Canterbury Tales represent a cross section of 14th-century English life, and told tales that include a variety of medieval genres.

41. Americans get almost one-third of their calories from junk food that offers little nutrition, but plenty of problems, such as obesity, diabetes, and chronic disease. 

42. Think twice before sending potentially computer-clogging e-mail attachments such as pictures and videos;  if the recipient is low on disk space, or uses a dial-up service to get their e-mail, he or she won’t appreciate the gesture.

43. According to recent statistics, approximately 9,000 people die annual from injuries caused by an accident involving a fall, a number only exceed by deaths and injuries resulting from automobile accidents.

44. One of the best ways to prepare for a career in journalism is to become an informed citizen by reading a variety of newspapers, watching documentaries and televised news programs, and you should read books about world leaders, politics, and grassroots movements. 

45. Many travelers use Internet ticket outlet sites and travel agents to find low-priced airline fares, not to realize that the airlines themselves often offer the cheapest tickets. 

46. The physical and psychological unrest of the working class was explored often in the plays of Arthur Miller, for who the subject of the American Dream, and its achievability for ordinary Americans, never got stale.

47. Although it had its beginnings in Buddhism, mindful meditation is practiced around the world by people of many religions, and are shown to be effective for not only stress reduction, but for healing purposes as dwell. 

48. The quadrants of a backgammon board are known as the home boards and outer boards, and these boards are separated by each other with a ridge down the center of the board called the bar. 

49. “Eat, drink, and be merry,” is a label associated with Greek philosopher Epicurus, but like most catchy slogans, they simplify what is actually a rich and complex message. 

50. Compact discs (CDs), which may be found in over 25 million American homes, first entered popular culture in the 1980s, decades after inventor James Russell decided to create a system that could record, storage, and replay music without ever wearing out.  

51. When a plant is pollinated, seeds will form at the base of the flower pod, which is found above the stem and below the blossom. 

52. Jazz great Pat Metheny has been influenced by many other performers, most notably Brazilian guitarist band composer Toninho Horta, legendary American saxophonist Ornette Coleman, and Latin music in general. 

53. The top sheet must be placed on the bottom, or fitted, sheet with enough overhang on three sides to be cable to tuck it between the boxspring and mattress. 

54. Former actor John Robert Powers has had a huge affect on our culture; after opening the first modeling agency in 1923, he began the practice of selling everything from magazines to food items to vacation destinations with the help of beautiful people. 

55. To make cucumber salad, you will need to slice a peeled cucumber as finely as you can, and then macerate them in sugar, vinegar, salt, and chopped dill. 

56. Keeping your room uncluttered is easy when you make it a habit to spend 10 minutes a day just putting things back where they belonged. 

57. Although Impressionism is perhaps best known for the work of its male artists, painter Berthe Morisota was one of its central figures, embraced by Degas, Monet, and Renoir for her loosely brushstroke and use of color. 

58. Television executives heartily embrace Reality TV, which began in the 1940s with Candid Camera, for two reasons: It is much cheaper to produce than any other type of programming, and its incredibly popular. 

59. Although Dick Dale was best known for his contributions to surf music and earns the moniker “King of the Surf Guitar,” he was also referred to as the “Father of Heavy Metal” because of his unique playing style and pioneering use of Fender guitars and amplifiers. 

60. The game Monopoly, originally called The Landlord’s Game, was based on the economic theories of Henry George, who proposed a single federally tax based on land ownership; he believed this tax would weaken the ability to form monopolies, encourage equal opportunity, and narrow the gap between rich and poor.

61. If you’re bothered by pesky telemarketers constantly interrupting you, register with the National Do Not Call Registry to add you’re home and/or cell phone number to their list. 

62. Last year’s runner up and her presented the award together at this year’s well-attended ceremony.

63. During the past decade, we experience many changes in technology that greatly improved the quality of our lives.

64. Fermat’s last theorem survived for 350 years as a hypothesis until English mathematician Andrew Wiles, who devoted most of his career to the problem, proved it in 1994. 

65. From 1947 to 1956, thousands of scrolls and fragments of ancient manuscripts has been found in caves on the shore of the Dead Sea, including early copies of biblical books in Hebrew and Aramaic. 

66. Historians agree that the combat mission was a failure because the soldiers were inadequate armed.

67. Due to increased interest on the subject of motocross racing, our county library now has the AMA Pro Racing Series Guide. 

68. Between all of the members of their team, they couldn’t decide who should throw out the first pitch.

69. Ron’s untimely entrance on stage disrupted the scene and caused the actors to flub they’re lines. 

70. Because we experience temperatures below freezing and having mild summers, we can’t garden with tropical plants. 

71. Having a membership to a health club has helped me to lose weight, increase my overall fitness level, and introduced me to new friends. 

72. While only seven of Emily Dickinson’s poems were published in her lifetime, she wrote 1800 over the course of thirty-five years. 

73. If one is looking to buy a used car, you should check the classified section of the local paper, where many sellers advertise. 

74. Recent studies show that certain plant species developed by man are very susceptible to some diseases than native species. No 

75. Eliza laid down on her bed to rest while the rest of her family enjoyed the appetizing meal prepared by her grandmother. 

76. The best dish on the menu is Tiramisu, a dessert comprised mainly of mascarpone cheese and ladyfingers, that translate from Italian as “pick me up.” 

77. Pouring over thousands of applications each spring, the Admissions Committee decides who will be in the next freshman class.

78. The more I read about deep sea fishing, the more it makes me want to get out there and try it.

79. The difference between you and me is that you get your best work done in the morning while I perform better in the evening.


Correct the underlined portion if necessary:

I’m getting forgetful; yesterday, my wallet was misplaced by me.

Seated high in the arena, the rock band looked like toy figures to the audience members with the cheapest tickets.

Valerian is the name of two different plants: one of the most popular medicinal herbs in the United States, whereas in Honduras it is a grass that grows to be three to four feet tall.

In 1985, the few families that had a computer used them mainly for word processing and game playing, although most families today have Internet access that allows them to e-mail and surf the web.

Free verse is poetry without regular form, although sonnets are organized into three or four stanzas followed by a couplet.

Held in 1883, President Chester Arthur presided over the ceremony to officially dedicate the Brooklyn Bridge.

I need to get a handle on my credit-card charging, and my budget will be in serious trouble.

Awkwardly tall and prone to tripping over her own feet, Grace felt her name was truly a misnomer.

Kyle was able to surmount the difficulties of an uncooperative staff, an impossible deadline, and a complicated project; in order to present the report to the client.

Ariana was outstanding as the moderator; she handled the intensely heated debate with great finesse, diplomatically and tactfully keeping the conversation on track.

When she saw that our rivals were wearing the same one, another track uniform was ordered by our coach.

The Netherlands, often wrongly referred to as Holland, are best known for artists such as Rembrand and Van Gogh, tulips, windmills, and social tolerance.

Cable television is revolutionary in its capacity to provide services to users, also offering Internet access that replaces slow, unreliable dial-up service.

He broke the railing while vacationing on his hotel room balcony, but paid for all of the necessary repairs.

As the personal PC revolution continued, clunky bulky monitors were replaced by sleek space saving flat-screen displays.

Domesticated hounds are fatter than 50 years ago; since 1950, the average hound’s weight has increased six pounds.

As the saying goes better late than never.

Riding through town on the way to her orthodontist appointment, which was last Tuesday.

Anarchists are those who believe any form of government is bad, in contrast totalitarians believe there should be one political party that rules a nation.

When the house on the corner burned down, the victims’ lives were reestablished because the entire neighborhood rallied together to help them.

Planning my winter vacation, a few hotels had decent rates for the week in February I’ve got off.

If one is reading Dostoevsky, you should probably keep a chart of all the characters so you don’t get confused; many of their names are similar.

The judge dismissed the extraneous evidence, which the jury seemed interested in, because it was not pertinent to the trial, despite the vociferous objections of the prosecutors.

Once they are established, perennials need to be dug up and divided every few years, to keep them healthy.

My roommate orders take-out dinners from Oriental Wok at least twice a week, and they’re better than the other Chinese restaurant in town.

With a show-stopping display of reds and oranges, it was the most perfect sunset.



Which sentence is correct:

a. As the saying goes better late than never.

b. As the saying goes; better late than never.

c. As the saying goes: better late than never.

d. As the saying goes better late than never!

e. As the saying goes, better late than never.


a. John’s sports car is faster and hugs the road tighter than Mr. Alberto.

b. John’s sports car is faster and is a tighter road hugger than Mr. Alberto.

c. John’s sports car is faster and hugs the road tighter like Mr. Alberto’s.

d. John’s sports car is able to go faster and hugs the road tighter than Mr. Alberto.

e. John’s sports car is faster and hugs the road tighter than Mr. Alberto’s.


a. The class of 06 had a great time at their prom, they also enjoyed the party the next day at the beach.

b. The class of 06 had a great time at their prom. They also enjoyed the party the next day at the beach.

c. The class of ’06 had a great time at their prom. They also enjoyed the party the next day at the beach.

d. The class of 06 had a great time at their prom; they also enjoyed the party the next day at the beach.

e. The class of ’06 had a great time at their prom, they also enjoyed the party the next day at the beach.


a. I headed over to the shoe sale at 9:00 A.M. in the morning, but was disappointed by the meager selection.

b. I headed over to the shoe sale at 9:00 A.M.; and was disappointed by the meager selection.

c. I headed over to the shoe sale at 9:00 a.m. in the morning, but was disappointed by the poor selection.

d. I headed over to the shoe sale at 9:00 A.M., but was disappointed by the meager selection.

e. I went to the shoe sale at 9:00 A.M. in the morning, but was disappointed by the meager selection. 


a. Being knowledgeable and affable, students will feel more comfortable approaching their teachers with questions or problems.

b. Being knowledgeable and affable, teachers will feel more comfortable approaching their students with questions or problems.

c. When teachers are knowledgeable and affable, students will feel more comfortable approaching them with questions or problems.

d. Teachers being knowledgeable and affable will make students feel more comfortable about approaching them with their questions or problems.

e. When teachers are knowledgeable and affable, students will feel more comfortable with questions or problems that they can approach them with.


a. With a show-stopping display of reds and oranges, it was the most perfect sunset.

b. It had a show-stopping display of reds and oranges, and it was the most perfect sunset.

c. With a show-stopping display of reds and oranges, it was a perfect sunset.

d. Giving us a show-stopping display of reds and oranges, it was the most perfect sunset.

e. With a show-stopping display, of reds and oranges, it was a perfect sunset.


a. The CEOs large expense account’s proved she was a liberal spender of the companies money.

b. The CEOs large expense accounts proved she was a liberal spender of the company’s money.

c. The CEO’s large expense accounts proved she was a liberal spender of the companys money.

d. The CEO’s large expense account’s proved she was a liberal spender of the company’s money.

e. The CEO’s large expense accounts proved she was a liberal spender of the company’s money. 


a. The itinerant construction crew built large new buildings all over the South, wherever the demand for qualified workers took them.

b. The itinerant construction crew built all over the South large new buildings wherever the demand for qualified workers took them.

c. The itinerant construction crew, qualified workers, built large new buildings all over the south, wherever the demand took them.

d. Wherever the demand took them, the itinerant construction crew were qualified workers who built large new buildings all over the South.

e. All over the south, wherever the demand for qualified workers took them, the itinerant construction crew built large new buildings.


a. Riding through town on the way to her orthodontist appointment, which was last Tuesday.

b. Riding through town on the way to her orthodontist appointment, that was last Tuesday.

c. She rode through town on the way to her orthodontist appointment, which was last Tuesday.

d. Last Tuesday, riding through town on the way to her orthodontist appointment.

e. Riding through town last Tuesday on the way to her orthodontist appointment.


a. The Netherlands, often wrongly referred to as Holland, are best known for artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh, tulips, windmills, and social tolerance.

b. The Netherlands, which are often wrongly referred to as Holland, are best known for artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh, tulips, windmills, and social tolerance.

c. The Netherlands, wrongly referred to as Holland, are known for artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh, tulips, windmills, and tolerance.

d. The Netherlands, often wrongly referred to as Holland, is best known for artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh, tulips, windmills, and social tolerance.

e. The Netherlands, which are often wrongly referred to as Holland, is best known for artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh, tulips, windmills, and social tolerance.


a. Now that there are computers and word processing software, the art of hand writing letters has become virtually obsolete.

b. Computers and word processing software have made the art of hand writing letters virtually obsolete.

c. Now that there are computers and word processing software, it’s obsolete to hand write letters any more.

d. Computers and word processing software are here, and they have made the art of hand writing letters virtually obsolete.

e. The art of hand writing letters was virtually obsolete with computers and word processing software.


a. During the 1980s, the cost of attending college rose three times faster than the median household income.

b. During the 1980s, the cost of attending college has risen three times faster than the median household income.

c. During the 1980s, the cost of attending college rose three times faster than the medium household income.

d. During the 1980s the cost of attending college rose three times faster than the median household income.

e. During the 1980’s, the cost of attending college rose three times faster than the median household income.


a. If one is reading Dostoevsky, you should probably keep a chart of all the characters so you don’t get confused; many of their names are similar.

b. If you are reading Dostoevsky, you should probably keep a chart of all the characters so you don’t get confused; many of their names are similar.

c. If one is reading Dostoevsky, you should probably keep a chart of all the characters so you don’t get confused; many of their names are similar.

d. If you are reading Dostoevsky, you should probably keep a chart which will help you keep from getting confused by all of the characters’ names because many of them are similar.

e. When reading Dostoevsky, keep a chart of all the characters so you don’t get confused; many of their names are similar.


a. According to the Barbecue Industry Association, three out of four U.S. households own a barbecue grill, more than half of all Americans use their grills year-round, and over 60%of barbecuers were men.

b. According to the Barbecue Industry Association, there are three out of four U.S. households that own a barbecue grill, more than half of all Americans use their grills year round, and over 60% of barbecuers were men.

c. According to the Barbecue Industry Association, there are three out of four U.S. households that own a barbecue grill, more than half of all Americans use their grills year round, and over 60% of barbecuers are men.

d. The Barbecue Industry Association reports that three out of four U.S. households own a barbecue grill, more than half of all Americans use their grills year-round, and over 60%of barbecuers were men.

e. According to the Barbecue Industry Association, three out of four U.S. households own a barbecue grill, more than half of all Americans use their grills year-round, and over 60%of barbecuers are men.


a. The San Diego Zoo is operated by the not-for profit organization The Zoological Society of San Diego, which was founded in 1916.

b. The San Diego Zoo, which was founded in1916, is operated by the not-for-profit organization The Zoological Society of San Diego.

c. The Zoological Society of San Diego, which was founded in 1916, is the not-for-profit organization that operates the San Diego Zoo.

d. The Zoological Society of San Diego is a not for-profit organization that operates the San Diego Zoo, which was founded in 1916.

e. The San Diego Zoo, founded in 1916, is operated by The Zoological Society of San Diego, a not-for-profit organization.


a. John McPhee won a Pulitzer Prize in 1999 for his book Annals of the Former World, which is about, among other things, North American geology. 

b. John McPhee’s book about, among other things, North American geology, is called Annals of the Former World, and it won a Pulitzer Prize in 1999.

c. John McPhee wrote a book about, among other things, North American geology, Annals of the Former World, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1999.

d. In 1999, John McPhee won a Pulitzer Prize for his book Annals of the Former World, which is about, among other things, North American geology.

e. A Pulitzer Prize was awarded to John McPheein 1999 for his book Annals of the Former World, which is about many things, including North American geology.