Error Correction Exercises

Some might wonder whether error correction falls under any English Grammar topic. Error correction isn’t like the major topics in grammar; rather, error correction checks whether your understanding of the major grammar topics are clear or not. With the following error correction exercises, one can understand how strong a grasp one has over the grammar topics.

BYJU’S has designed the following error correction exercises to check how much you have learned about the grammatical concepts. These error correction exercises can be easily solved by students of all classes as well as different boards such as CBSE, ICSE and State Boards.

Error Correction Exercises with Answers

Most students often feel confused whether they have answered the questions right or not. So, to ensure that children can check their answers, BYJU’S provides error correction exercises with answers. With the given answers, students can also now identify where they’ve gone wrong and correct them. Let’s go ahead and check the following exercises.

Identify the Error

Read the following sentences and identify and correct the errors.

  1. Many peoples attended the funeral of the great man.
  2. The shepherd took the cattles to the field.
  3. Sita could not understands what the teacher was saying.
  4. Do you know the importance for clean water?
  5. Laugh is the best medicines.
  6. The flock of sheeps blocked the road.
  7. The children was playing in the Giant’s garden.
  8. The children decided to surprise Miss Holmes on teacher’s day.
  9. I saw Richard when I’m on the flight.
  10. Man have depended on nature for a long time.
  11. Ramu is a honest man.
  12. Bread and butter are Sheldon’s favourite breakfast.
  13. Birds of feathers flock together.
  14. The teacher called me on 12 o’clock.
  15. The sweets was distributed between all the children.

Answers –

  1. Many people attended the funeral of the great man.
  2. The shepherd took the cattle to the field.
  3. Sita could not understand what the teacher was saying.
  4. Do you know the importance of clean water?
  5. Laughter is the best medicine.
  6. The flock of sheep blocked the road.
  7. The children were playing in the Giant’s garden.
  8. The children decided to surprise Miss Holmes on teachers’ day.
  9. I saw Richard when I was on the flight.
  10. Man has depended on nature for a long time.
  11. Ramu is an honest man.
  12. Bread and butter is Sheldon’s favourite breakfast.
  13. Birds of a feather flock together.
  14. The teacher called me at 12 o’clock.
  15. The sweets were distributed among all the children.

Correct the Errors.

Read the following passage and identify the errors and correct them.

Incorrect Correct

My little sister Lisa was practising how to riding a bicycle yesterday.

Suddenly I hear a loud crash and ran to see what had happened.

I saw that she was lying in the ground. I quickly pulled her up

and bought her home. She was crying out loud.

I quickly go inside the house and brought the first aid box.

After cleaning the wound, I apply antiseptic to the wound.

Lisa has scratches on her hand and knee. To calm her down

I took her to the nearby shop and brought her a big chocolate.

Seeing her favourite chocolate, she immediately stop crying.

Within two day, her wounds healed, and she went to play again.

Answers –

Incorrect Correct

My little sister Lisa was practising how to riding a bicycle yesterday. Riding Ride

Suddenly I hear a loud crash and ran to see what had happened. Hear Heard

I saw that she was lying in the ground. I quickly pulled her up In On

and bought her home. She was crying out loud. Bought Brought

I quickly go inside the house and brought the first aid box. Go Went

After cleaning the wound, I apply antiseptic to the wound. Apply Applied

Lisa has scratches on her hand and knee. To calm her down Has Had

I took her to the nearby shop and brought her a big chocolate. Brought Bought

Seeing her favourite chocolate, she immediately stop crying. Stop Stopped

Within two day, her wounds healed, and she went to play again. Day Days

These exercises will solve your worries about How to Learn English. You can easily solve these exercises and check your answers from the given solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions on Error Correction Exercises

What are error corrections?

Error correction is a process by which students have to identify the error/mistake in a sentence and convert it into a grammatically correct sentence.

How to correct the errors?

To ensure that students spot the errors and correct them, it’s necessary that they have a strong understanding of important grammatical concepts.

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