SOME GRAMMAR CHALLENGES
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following examples.
‘Craig said she had yet to see any information from police that form the basis of the charges against Piche.”
Sarah Sacheli, “CHILD PORN BUST FINDS LOCAL KIDS IN VIDEOS”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, October 8, 2014.
“Asked why that’s not taking place now, Dilkens replied: ‘There’s no need to point fingers, it’s not going to serve any purpose.’ ”
Doug Schmidt, quoting Drew Dilkens in a story, “Dilkens wants to focus on training”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, October 8, 2014.
“At the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Public Works, the media guidelines go even farther stipulating that media officers monitor interviews and ‘intervene when need be,’ says the CFIA guideline.”
Margaret Munro, Postmedia News, “Gov’t blocks communication on everything from drugs to climate change”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, October 8, 2014.
THE BASIS OF CRITICAL THINKING
Identify that author of the following piece of wisdom.
“Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.”
The word for today is “intrepid”.
What part of speech is “intrepid”?
Define “intrepid” and use it in a sentence that you create.