Editing Skills - Spelling (2)
Lesson Plan Text
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Editing Skills- there are spelling mistakes in some of these
sentences; correct them where necessary
1. A Senate comittee vote on the next US ambassador to the UN has been farther
2. Prosecutors in the trial have started rapping up their case.
3. A woman detained after last week's fire has admited that she may have started the
blaze by accident, police says.
4. The shuttle launch could go ahead even if an independant advisery panel set up to
monitor the flight has not signed off every safety improvement.
5. Figures suggest that the form of diabetis more associated with adults is much higher
among children than originaly thought.
6. A dozen men stormed the building to denounce the principle group meeting there.
7. Nutritional standards for school meals will be made compulsary next year.
8. Should huge wind turbines sprout across the uplands of Britain, in the fight against
climate change? Views of both opponents and supporters will clash head-on in a
9. They may face criminal procedings after their fight.
10. A peer-reviewed report that was published last year in The Lancet, based on an
extrapollation of data, suggested that 100,000 civilians may have been killed during
the invasion and its aftermath.
11. Competetive sport teaches children fair play; it teaches them that hard work pays
off; it teaches children how to win and loose by the rules.
12. The legal challenge comes days after parliment recommended an overhawl of
13. You've seen an injustice and you're seething, but can you chanel your anger into
14. Faced with our near-suicidal devestation of the environment, a campaign can be
individual citizens’ only chance to make a difference.