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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

GRAMMAR QUESTION OF THE WEEK, Feb. 18th

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

Todays family day in Alberta and in some other provinces, but some people like it an few think it'll be better to have an extra long weekend in Summer.

Remember that there is more than one possible correct answer.

Note: you can still see previous Grammar Questions of the Week; they are posted in the 2006/2007 archives in the side bar.

10 comments:

Joey said...

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

Today is family day in Alberta and in some other provinces, but while some people like it,a few think it would be better to have an extra long weekend in Summer.

Haifa said...

Today is Family Day in Alberta, and in some other provinces. Some people like it, but few think it'll be better to have an extra long weekend in summer.

Veronica Baig said...

Joey: Good apart from some capitalization errors.
Haifa: You have the right idea, now check the punctuation and a couple of grammar items.

Anonymous said...

Today is family day in Alberta and in some other provinces.Some people like it,but a few think it would be better to have an extra long weekend in summer.

Anonymous said...

Today is family day in Alberta and in some other provinces.Some people like it,but a few think it would be better to have an extra long weekend in summer.
rupinder.

Veronica Baig said...

Rupinder: Good apart from some capitalization errors.

marg said...

Today is Family Day in Alberta and in some other provinces, some people like and others think it would be better to have an extra long weekend in the summer.

Veronica Baig said...

Marg: Good, now check the punctuation:) Also note that the verb "like" needs an object.

Irena said...

Today is the Family Day in Alberta and in some other provinces. Some people like it, but few of them think, it would be better to have an extra long weekend in summer.

Veronica Baig said...

Irena: Be careful with "few" do you mean almost none, or do you mean "some"?