Monday, April 14, 2008

English 7A: Extra Credit Assignment

NAME ___________

Some of the following sentences have linguistic errors.  Add/subtract punctuation, change word choice, and alter grammar where necessary.

1.  Tom's '89 Corolla broke down last night just outside the high school parking lot after a parent teacher conference, greatly angering him; and causing him to violently tear of little pieces of exposed foam that were spilling out of his non-leather seat.

2.  Toms' mother gets this passive aggressive tone in her voice whenever she (frequently) mentions to Tom someone she knows who  "teaches at the college level." 

3.  When you're drunk, delicately asking your live-in girlfriend to bring an additional male partner into your sex life is not a sign of homosexuality or even bisexuality but merely natural human curiosity. 

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