3B GRAMMAR: Spot the mistakes. (2 paragraphs = 10 points): Decide what is
wrong in the following texts. Underline the mistakes and correct them. Leave the
correct words and passages unchanged.
- Karin has been in England since a few months. Last summer she has
suddenly decided to go
spend a term at Leeds University.
Has she been in touch with you?
Yes, I've had a couple of emails since she's left.
When is she coming back?
In March, I'm thinking. She says she'd like to travel around in Britain before
she will return.
When a friend suggested Steven to contact a fortune-teller, he went to see
She told him he should soon be one of the richest men in the country. Steven
that can possibly happen but, not wishing to push his luck, he didn't dare
asking. He put
pounds on the table and was then dashing off to tell his friends.
It's the first time that Pete Sutton is talking on the radio. Until he has
retired 10 years ago, he
used to be a private detective. He was having his own agency and dealt with
cases. Pete, now 75, says that if he would have to choose a career again, he
want to be a detective.