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MacPherson Secondary School Secondary 3 Express Editing: Practice 41 Name: Wan Qing (19) Class: 3A Date: 22/05/12

Carefully read the text below, consisting of 13 lines, about Day of Anger in Cambodia. The first and last 2 lines are correct. For eight of the lines, there is one grammatical error in each line. There are two more lines with no errors. If there is NO error in a line, put a () in the space provided. If the line is incorrect, circle the incorrect word and write the correct word in the space provided. The correct word you provide must not change the original meaning of the sentence. Examples: I arrived to my destination at 2pm My mother always wears sensible clothes. More than 1,000 Cambodians attended a re-enactment of a Khmer Rouge massacre at a 'Day of Anger' memorial at Sunday, demanding swift justice for ex- 1 on. regime leaders on trial. The crowd, included monks and children, sombrely 2 .. including at

looked on as black-clad students graphically mimed the abuse and murder of 3 . victims near mass graves at a notorious 'Killing Field' on a outskirts of Phnom 4 the. Penh. 'It reminded me off the day the Khmer Rouge took my husband away and 5 of. killed him,' Ms Chuon Yorn, who lost near 20 of her family members during the 6 nearly. communist movement, said after the annual event to remember the dead. 'I 7 .

want the Khmer Rouge leaders to received a serious punishment. I want justice 8 receive very soon,' the tearfully 62-year-old told AFP, adding that she feared the 9 tearful. octogenarian defendants would die before seen a verdict. The Khmer Rouge's 10 seeing... three most senior surviving leaders are currently in the dock at a UN-backed court in the Cambodian capital for crimes against humanity and other atrocities.

MacPherson Secondary School Secondary 3 Express Editing: Practice 42 Name: Wan Qing( 19 Class: 3A ) Date: 22/05/12

Carefully read the text below, consisting of 12 lines, about a bomb attack in Italy. The first and last lines are correct. For ten of the lines, there is one grammatical error in each line. There are two more lines with no errors. If there is NO error in a line, put a () in the space provided. If the line is incorrect, circle the incorrect word and write the correct word in the space provided. The correct word you provide must not change the original meaning of the sentence. Examples: I arrived to my destination at 2pm My mother always wears sensible clothes. A bomb went off outside a school in the southern Italian city of Brindisi on Saturday, killing a 16-year-old student and injuring eight, two critically, media 1 . reports said. A 16-years-old girl 'did not survive', local emergency official 2 16-year-old at

Fabiano Amati tells the all-news channel Sky TG24, adding that 'two other pupils 3 . is in a critical condition", including one who is 'fighting for her life and undergoing 4 are. surgery.' 'The first people to come for the aid of the injured were a teacher, a 5 to. monitor and a technician (who) described a powerfully explosion that knocked 6 powerful. several students to the ground,' the school's director Valeria Vitale told the daily 7 . La Repubblica. 'The students are in shocked.' The injured are suffering from burns of different degrees of severity, media reports said. Doctors were say to be fairly optimistic for the hopes of the girl whom was operated on, whose sister was also injured, according to the website of La Repubblica. 8 shock. 9 said. 10 who...

MacPherson Secondary School Secondary 3 Express Editing: Practice 43 Name: Wan Qing(19) Class: 3A Date: 22/05/12

Carefully read the text below, consisting of 13 lines, about asthma in Singapore. The first and last 2 lines are correct. For eight of the lines, there is one grammatical error in each line. There are two more lines with no errors. If there is NO error in a line, put a () in the space provided. If the line is incorrect, circle the incorrect word and write the correct word in the space provided. The correct word you provide must not change the original meaning of the sentence. Examples: I arrived to my destination at 2pm My mother always wears sensible clothes. A mild asthmatic who has been symptom-free for years could still get a sudden attack that is fatal. But since such fatally attacks are rare, doctors say those who 1 fatal. have there asthma well under control need not avoid anything, including exercise. 2 their. Asthma is at the headlines after Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed in 3 on. Parliament on Monday that one in five servicemen in the Singapore Armed 4 . Forces (SAF) suffers from it, but his condition is usual mild - mild enough for most 5 usually. sufferers to be consider combat-fit. He was speaking in response to a question 6 considered on pre-enlistment medical screening after a spate of death of SAF servicemen. 7 deaths. Among those who died was a full-time national serviceman who collapsed while 8 . taking part in a training exercise involved smoke grenades. It is still not clear if he 9..involving had have an asthma attack. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the 10 had... airways. Its symptoms include wheezing or noisy breathing, and a recurrent cough. at