I have a BBC compacta grammer and I have to edit the following paragraphs and make correction. I just want to make sure If I have done it correctly ? I'll write corrections with red font in brackets . There is error in each line .. P.S there is only one error in each line.
1) It is impossible to understood (Understand) the next generation or to tackle us(them). All that elders
do is keep quiet and close their
eyes. Is it right on their part
to doing (do) so? Teenagers are very
confident on (at) what they do and
which(what) they want to do. They
think themselves to be independent.
2) "So you want other(another) day off,
shouted the officer manager on (at) his clerk
I'm anxious to hear which (what) excuse you
have now. You have been to
yours (your) grandfather's funeral twice
already". The clerk smiled sheepishly ( didn't see any mistake )
and said,"Today mine(my) grandmother
was (is) getting married again".
3) Three is an importance(important) number in
geometry. A triangle is an (the) strongest
form on (of ) construction. A Triangle
forms the base of a three dimensional
Pyramid. It is considered the more
stable and (the) strongest of the
shapes. Triangles have innumerable
uses in science and everyday lives(life).
4) The concern about global warming has(is)
that it's happening, and that
its (it's) being hastened by modern man.
It is also occurring at a far greater
rate then(than) the natural evolutionary.
process. We are cut (cutting) down trees,
forcing the extinction of many
species and polluted (polluting) the environment.
5) A 25 Million year old fossil have(has)
revealed that a predecessor to Australia's
iconic hopping Kangaroo once galloped
on all fours, had dog like
fangs and possible(possibly) climbed trees,
scientists have reporting (reported)
Uff so much of typing ! thanks for your help in advance
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