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Error Analysis. Tying It All Together. The Plan. Find the errors Identify what’s wrong (in 252 vocabulary & concept) Then fix the errors – preserving the authors original intent as much as possible. Proofing Error (I’ll do this one).

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Error Analysis

Tying It All Together


The Plan

  • Find the errors

  • Identify what’s wrong (in 252 vocabulary & concept)

  • Then fix the errors – preserving the authors original intent as much as possible.


Proofing Error (I’ll do this one)

  • As I read the article by Julia P. Stanley on Homosexual Slang, a lot of things came as a surprise, however something’s were familiar because of my relationship with homosexual peers.

    #2: Explain it in 252 Vocab:Possessive morphemeinstead of plural

    #3: Fix it:some things

#1: Find the Error


Sentence Type

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • The baby’s mother is a king.


Sentence Type

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • She slept a baby in the crib.

  • Hint:

    • Vi doesn’t take an object


Sentence Type

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • At night, the baby’s nurses always speak very quiet.

  • Hints:

    • Type I

    • ADV complement


Sentence Type

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • Wicked is prototypically an adjective. Knowing that it is an adjective automatically informs that it is describing something.

  • Hints:

    • Type V (Transitive Verb)

    • Vt requires an object


Sentence Type

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • If we bless someone, the chance that we will be blessed in return is very likely.

  • Hints:

    • The problem is inside a clause

    • Something violates Type II pattern

    • Type II = BE + Adv of Time/Place


Think about the Tense…

  • After this we research for more information to go with what we already knew…

  • Any errors?

  • Any suggestions for revision?


Verb Structure

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • As time passes by, English speaking persons have become accustom to using the word “like” as a conjunction.

  • Hint:

    • Becomeacts like the passive BE here


Verb/Conjunction Combo

  • A Chinese woman looks at a street art installation on display in Beijing, China, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006. China's art scene is becoming popular among foreign art collectors push prices ever higher.


Verb Structure

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • The Picture Exchange Communication System is useful to start language skills as well as providing those students who not talk a way of communication.

  • Hint:

    • “Think Auxillary”


No Error: Identify the Clauses

For instance if I were to say that was wicked awesome, wicked in this case helps explain how awesome that was.


Now Identify these Clauses:


Punctuation

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • The adjectival usage has now been changed to mean something good; and this trend perhaps follows that of the slang word "wicked" which means "very or extremely“…

  • Since the word wicked has so many different meanings it can be used in any part of speech.


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • They are trying to make their mark. Just like there are select words that only certain people you know say.

  • Hint:

    • “Coordinating Conjunction”


MYTH: Always write in complete sentences.

  • You might wince at the use of fragments as a literary device, but it can be done well. Really.


MYTH: Never begin a sentence with a conjunction.

  • And why is that a rule? It isn’t. The device can be overused, sure. But it should not be banned.


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • Animal rights modern movement can be tracked to the 1970s, which was created by philosophers.

  • Hint:

    • Adjectivals typically modify close referents


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • The boy showed his interest in American sports though he was unable to bring his baseball glove to the concentration camp, a sport that had not yet reached Japan.

  • Hint:

    • “Homeless Appositive”


Bad Grammar in the News

  • This undated image from a public relations film on Florida State University provided by the school shows a young Jim Morrison years before his more recognized role as lead singer for The Doors. The state of Florida has found and restored what it believes to be the earliest film of Morrison, shot in the early 60s when he attended Florida State University, 34 years after his death. (AP Photo/Florida State University via State Archives of Florida)


This sign is at the bottom of a steep incline in downtown Beijing. It means Caution: Slippery when wet.


Compare These

  • Roppolo could not find any conclusive evidence to the first usage of the word blue with this meaning. We do not know from where it comes.

  • The word wicked usually has different meanings because of where we come from.

  • Focus on final preposition…


MYTH: Never end a sentence with a preposition.

The company of which he was the president

The company he was president of.

Dance with the partner you came with

Dance with the partner with whom you came


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • In this sense the word smack is an onomatopoeia.

  • Hint:

    • Count vs. non-count


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • Three words frequently use as slang are “cool”, “bad”, and “sweet”.

  • Hint:

    • A verb is being used as an adjective, but hasn’t been modified yet…


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • Mothers are often told to let their children listen to classical music to improve his future learning, so it seems like a possible benefit for those learning a new language.

  • Hint:

    • It’s NOT just the sexist style…


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • In this ever changing world in which we live in

    Paul McCartney


You Tell Me…

1. Find the Error

2. Explain it

3. Fix it

  • All contact center technicians work together in a single room, with most of the workspaces around the perimeter.

  • Hint:

    • To comma or not to comma…

  • Confession:

    • This is an error from one of mypapers


DIY Exercise

  • Do It Yourself(or with a friend)

1. Find the Error(s)

2. Explain it/them using 252 Vocab

3. Fix it/them


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