Thursday, May 8, 2008

GRAMMAR QUESTION, May 8th

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

Me and my sister only think that a person travelling to a foreign country should learn a little of a language of those countries to speak easier with the people living their.

Remember that there is more than one possible correct answer.

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7 comments:

Ying said...

Only my sister and I think that a person travelling to a foreign country should learn a little bit of the country's language so that he or she will find it easier to speak with the people living there.

Samantha said...

Me and my sister think that a person should only learn a new language when travelling to a foreign country to increase communication.

Veronica Baig said...

Ying:Good apart from the position of "only" which changes the meaning of the sentence.
Samantha: Yes, but you also need to think about about the position of "only" and also pronoun usage.

Irena said...

My sister and I believe that a person travelling to a foreign country should learn some language of the country, so they can speak easier with the people living there.

Veronica Baig said...

Irena: You're on the right track here; now think about pronoun agreement and word form;-)

Irena said...

My sister and I believe that a person travelling to a foreign country should learn some language of that country, so the person can communicate easier with the people living there.

Veronica Baig said...

Irena: Much better:-)