Correct the following sentences. Each question contains one or more errors. The errors could be in the use of prepositions, conjunctions, articles or verbs. If you haven’t already learned these parts of speech, you should review those lessons before doing this exercise.
1. He is capable to support himself.
2. I am too weak that I can’t walk.
3. Is she knew to you?
4. Mt. Everest is a highest peak in the world.
5. Neither James nor Peter sing well.
6. He had hardly finished the work then his friend came.
7. I have been studying this subject since ten years.
8. He spent a lot of money at his daughter’s wedding.
9. Has she got much toys?
10. Are you senior than him?
1. He is capable of supporting himself. (Capable is followed by the preposition of. After a preposition, we use –ing forms, not infinitives.)
2. I am so weak that I can’t stand. (Note the structure so…that…)
3. Is she known to you?
4. Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world. (Use the with adjectives in the superlative degree.)
5. Neither James nor Peter sings well.
6. He had hardly finished his work when his friend came.
7. I have been studying this subject for ten years. (Use for with a period of time; use since with the starting point of action)
8. He spent a lot of money on his daughter’s wedding.
9. Has she got many toys?
10. Are you senior to him? (The adjectives senior, junior, inferior, superior and prior are followed by to, not than.)