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proofreading exercises with answers lesson 1 by Mr.Zaki | learn English

proofreading exercises with answers lesson 1 by Mr.Zaki | learn English

proofreading exercises with answers lesson 1 by Mr.Zaki | learn English
proofreading exercises with feedback lesson 1 by Mr.Zaki | learn English




Find the mistakes in the following paragraph, and correct them to learn English :

We also need help when we are in danger or in a bad situation. We may ask for help from the older people like when you need a phone to call your parents to take you home or find help from the police if you are followed by someone unknown,and you feel not safe and doubt that person. We always ask the teacher when we have a question, not to have a bad grade in the exam or test,but to learn from him.Ask at a time you don’t know the answer or when you recognize that the class is about to be over.


Corrected Version 

We also need help when we are in danger or in a bad situation. We may ask for help from older people like when you need a phone to call your parents to take you home or find help from the police if you are followed by someone unknown, and you feel not safe and doubt that person. We always ask the teacher when we have a question, not to have a bad grade in the exam or test, but to learn from him. Ask at a time you don’t know the answer or when you recognize that the class is about to be over.



Feedback:

We use  ‘, and ‘ to link two or more independent clauses

Independent clause = sentence = meaning is complete 

For example: When I go to school,..........  dependent clause


When I go to school, I take my lessons.   Independent clause (A sentence)



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Why proofreading is crucial to any writer?

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Writing is important to any writer. Proofreading and editing are important processes in which the writer reads the document and check the spelling and grammar of every word written in the document. Without proofreading, criminals maybe not punished because of a comma or a semicolon written incorrectly without proofread. Some websites offer good prices for these proofreading services as many search for the best price to pay. Every day, there is a new document written, without a proofreader, it becomes useless. So, your eyes are the cameras that do the formatting. Your knowledge of English grammar is important for any job you're going to do. Punctuation is where you start. Your sentence and content are important. Many students make mistakes because they don't write sentences or checking their sentences every day. It's a common issue with many documents. Editors need to choose accurate words that depend on their experience of how many paragraphs they have written. The best way is to get this article printed. Proofreading exercises with answers are given for free. The first paragraph has mistakes you need to correct. These mistakes may be typos or grammatical mistakes made by students who learn English.



How to improve proofreading and editing?


Proofreaders should do the process of reading a paper every day. Before publishing an article, it is helpful for an editor to spend some hours editing the mistakes found in the article. To improve your skills, you need to study the lessons that have some issues and mistakes for you to think about. Some are minor and some are major issues. The strategies are wide and many. You may ask the audience or friends for finding and fixing your simple errors such as misspelled academic words carefully. Or you may look for an English instructor that has an advanced level of English who focuses on your writing to give you accurate feedback. So, you have the choice. Qualifications are important. That is the proof for you before paying money. The revised documents make you feel comfortable before pricing. To edit, you need to replace the old methods and tools. Do not depend on a certain tool to help you out. Editing has rules that tools may not fully aware of. A lot of jobs ask for someone who has effective knowledge and easy to deal with.



How long does it take to be a professional proofreader and editor?


There is no specific time. It depends on how you apply the knowledge you have. How you get corrections and feedback from other editors. An incorrect article may confuse every single reader. Every reader has an opportunity to improve his or her language by revising our lessons. Start to use your open and love what you do. Don't leave this happy moment when writing becomes harder. You need to avoid the negative stories heard by other people. You need to identify the grammar and punctuation mistakes within every article. To proofread or to offer a proofreading service, you need in advance to have a good style of writing to catch mistakes to get a high hourly rate. The syntax might be different from one language to another. So, those who translate everything into their native language might misplace the correct grammatical term in a sentence. It varies from one to another. Companies are searching every day for revised papers. They don't have time to edit thousands of documents and texts. My advice to you is to read, read, and read.

How can I help my friends to edit articles or they help me?



These questions are important. they depend on the structure of your article and how it functions. Reports are different from emails or academic research. Simply, you need to put every piece in its box. Inconsistencies occur in an email. Deadline is fearless anymore when you involve yourself in writing. You can make workshops to gather the professionals and students to communicate and discuss how they can learn from each other. Having an optimized article or paper is important for a company. The introduced paragraph above based on students' mistakes to raise your attention. So, if you expect to be a professional writer in a short time, you need to understand that this subject is difficult sometimes. So, I recommend helping your friends and get help from them. Correct their mistakes and they correct yours separately. All the efforts combined together to be moving fast towards success. Walk and don't rush. Playing with words is magic for authors who are correcting and giving constructive proofing on a blog's posts. Shared efforts are good. you have plenty of time and terms. Going to a professor to help you with your piece of work seems embarrassing for students who are asked to write and use resources to focus to write a good essay. So, spend some minutes each week. That really helps. Autocorrect apps as Grammarly may help but not as well as you desire. So, in the future, use the techniques you learn from English punctuation books and English grammar books




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Mr.Zaki Badr
Mr.Zaki Badr
My name is Zaki Badr. I am an online English teacher. Contact me on WhatsApp/Zalo/WeChat: +20 1027 87 1551 I have been teaching English since 2011( to kids and adults. English teaching certificates that I got : *TESOL Certificate, Arizona State University, USA, December 2018. *TEFL Certificate, London Teacher Training College OFQUAL regulated, London, June 2021.

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