Diagnostic Checkup

Try out your writing skills! See if you can correct the errors in the following sentences.

  1. As a homeowner, repairs have just become too time-consuming for me.
  2. Each 4-H member will have a chance to show their animal at the Fair.
  3. A selection of 3 entrees are available at dinner.
  4. One way to judge software is by installing at your office to see if its making a difference in productivity.
  5. Athletes will have a chance to wear their uniform at the tournament.

Answers after the cut…

Answers:

a. As a homeowner, I find repairs have just become too time-consuming for me. OR I find repairs have just become too time-consuming for me, as a homeowner.

b. Each 4-H member will have a chance to show his or her animal at the Fair.

c. A selection of three entrees is available at dinner.

d. One way to judge software is by installing it at your office to see if it’s making a difference in productivity.

e. Athletes will have a chance to wear their uniforms at the tournament.


I hope that you’ve found this post useful! Feel free to post your answers in the comments section.

Gail Tycer is a strategic business communication authority: professional speaker; writer, author, editor; coach, consultant, facilitator, and strategist. More free business writing tips from Gail Tycer are available here, and information about Gail’s Business Writing workshops is available here.


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