15 February 2013

**GRAMMAR QUESTION, Feb. 15th, 2013**

Please correct the errors in the following sentence.

As the matter of fact, she was a person who hard being convinced for instant, she certainly would likes to thinks that his opinion are the corrected then any one else view.
There are lots of possible answers--lots of opportunities to earn bonus points!

20 comments:

George M. said...

As a matter of fact, she was a person who had a hard time being convinced for an instant, she would certainly like to think that her opinion is more correct than anyone else's view.

Zeinab140 said...

As a matter of fact, she is a hard person to convince. For instant, she certainly would like to think that her opinion is correct than anyone else’s view.

yosua ENGL140 said...

As a matter of fact, she is a person who is hard to be convinced. For instant, she certainly likes to think that her opinion is more correct than anyone else´s view.

Sara said...

As a matter of fact, she was hard to be convinced; for instant she certainly would like to think that her opinion was the correct one instead of anyone else’s view.

Veronica Baig said...

GEORGE:A great start--just figure out a word confusion error that will then affect punctuation, and you've got it! Try some of the other activities, too.
ZEINAB: A good start--there is a word confusion issue and you are missing a word. Can you fix the problems?
YOSUA:Very close--there's a word confusion error. Can you find it?
SARA: Almost--there's a word confusion error. Can you fix it?

Zeinab140 said...

As a matter of fact, she is a person who is hard to convince, for instant, she certainly would like to think that her opinion is more correct than anyone else’s view.

George M140 said...

As a matter of fact, she is a person who has a hard time being convinced for an instant. She would certainly like to think that her opinion is more correct than anyone else's view.

JaneRoSser said...

As a matter of fact, she is a person who is hard to convince; she certainly likes to think her opinion is right, more than anyone elses point of view.

YOSUA ENGL140. said...

As a matter of fact, she is a person who is hard to be convinced. For instant, she certainly likes to think that her opinion is more correct than someone else´s point of view.

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

As the matter of fact, she is a person who is hard to be convinced instantly. She certainly would like to think that her opinion is more correct than someone else's point of view.

Veronica Baig said...

ZEINAB:You still have the word confusion, and now you have introduced a punctuation error:-(
GEORGE:Sorry--the original problems remain:-(
JANE:The wording in the last clause/phrase is awkward, and check for possessives;-)
YOSUA:Sorry--the word confusion remains:-(
ALEXEY: That's an interesting perspective--grammatically correct, but you have changed the meaning slightly:-)

George M140 said...

As a matter of fact, she is difficult to convince, even for an instant. She would certainly like to think that her opinion is more correct than someone else's point of view.

Valerie Lefebvre said...

Valerie140: As a matter of fact, she was a person hard to convince, even for an instant. She certainly liked to think her opinions were more correct than anyone else's view.

Kenneth said...

As a matter of fact, she was a person not easily convinced for an instant. She certainly would like to think that her opinion was more correct than the views of others.

Peggy Ronning said...


As a matter of fact, she was a hard person to convince. For instance, she certainly would like to think that his opinions are more correct than anyone elses.

Veronica Baig said...

GEORGE: It's grammatically correct now, but you have changed the meaning!
VALERIE: Yes, but like George, you have changed the meaning;-)
KENNETH:You, too, have a grammatically correct answer but one with a changed meaning!
PEGGY: Well done:-)

Nicole Baganha said...

As a matter of fact, she was a person who was hard to convince. For instance, she certainly likes to believe that her opinion is more correct then anyone's view.

RufusENGL143 said...

RufusENGL143

As a matter of fact, she is the person that has to be convinced. For instance, she certainly thinks that her opinion is more correct than anyone else’s view.

William Abraham said...

As a matter of fact, she was a person
who is hard to convince. For an instant, she certainly would like to think that his opinion is more correct than anyone else's view.

Veronica Baig said...

NICOLE: Almost--there is a word confusion issue;-)
RUFUS: A good solution:-)
WILLIAM:That's close--but there is a word confusion problem;-)