Language learners and native speakers alike: Are you ready for a challenge? I’ve made a mess of my writing and need YOUR help to fix it!
The paragraphs below each contain MORE THAN 20 MISTAKES, ranging from spelling, verb tense, punctuation… Anything’s game!
Lower-level learners, try to find at least 10 errors. Is anyone up to the challenge of fixing everything? Give it your best shot; then, check your answer on the second page. If you have any questions, send me an e-mail and I can walk you through it.
All editing challenges are adapted from https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history (2022). Check out their site for more fun historical trivia!
On This Day: August 10
When James Smithson ,a British scientist living in Italian, dies, he leaved behind a surprised note in his will? Having not childrens of her own, Smithson wanted to donate his fortune to United States government – a county he had never even visit, to be used for the “increase and diffusion of knowledge.” So it were that a confusing, but grateful president Polk signed the Smithsonian Institution Act in to law on August 10, 1846, creating national museum library, and research program . August 10 it’s all so the day, on 1793, that the Louvre Palace in the France re-opened as a Public Museum, what a grate day to culture!