Read the following examples and determine what is wrong with each.
Identify, by name or grammatical term, the common error.
Correct each error that you find.
“After reading the great new book, the movie based on it is sure to be exciting.”
“Walking down the street early in the evening, the street lamps came on.”
“After looking out the window for hours, the snowstorm passed.”
“Having been thrown in the air, the dog chased and caught the ball.”
“Running down the street, the sky was ashen grey.”
The word for today is “lamentable”.
What part of speech is “lamentable”?
What other parts of speech can be made from “lamentable”?
Define “lamentable” and use it in a sentence.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted tomorrow, Friday.