STUDENT : ANGIE
DATE : WHEN YOU FINISH IT
TEST : VERBS, PREPOSITIONS, ADJECTIVES and ADVERBS.
Instructions : The following paragraphs contain errors ofall kinds. Please identify and correct each error by placing the correct answer above the wrong word , phrase, or clause. Then, enclose the wrong part in parenthesis.
Imagine you have been hired tobe the official translator at a very important business meeting between a group of American investors, eager to invest in local projects, and a group of Peruvian businessmen and promoters, highlyskilled but lacking even the most basic knowledge of English. Success of the meeting depends entirely on how accurately you present a summary of the conversation between the two groups. Below is afirst draft prepared by one your assistants summarizing the meeting´ s main points. Please revise it and correct it.
Mr. J. Simpson : Let I say, in behalf on my colleagues andmyself, that we had come in this opportunity
( Group Leader) to gather the information of Peru economics, in order to establishing
investment priorities, so that we can to do goodreasoned decisions. Now,
I am to let Mr. Adams tell you some few words.
Mr. Adams : Thank you Mr. Simpson, what I am too interested in knowing is what does this country
have to offer the investor foreing. Me and my colleagues, we represent over a hundred
industry from shoes manufacturers until telecommunications, don´t we Mr. Simpson ? and
Mr. López Egaña : Can I interrupt for an minute ?. Us Peruvians go through so such serious crisis that
( Peruvian spokeman)
it shall take a great amount of years rebuildtheir economy. There have been several
inaccurate news about the corruption here, and honest I must to say that investor
foreigners are suppose to investigate thourough...