Karnataka 1st PUC English Workbook Answers Articulation Correction of Sentences

Many of us tend to commit mistakes while framing sentences. Generally, these mistakes are committed in the following areas.

  • Not using appropriate articles and prepositions.
  • Not using correct form of the verb.
  • Not placing words in the right order.
  • Not fixing subject-verb agreement.
  • Using .unnecessary and wrong words.

Identify the mistakes in the following sentences and correct them.

I. Articles : –
Example :

Once upon a time a elephant made friendship with a man.
Once upon a time an elephant made friendship with a man.
1. This is a best thing to do.
2. You can fool some people all a time, but not everyone. ,
3. The huts were already occupied by a jungle lord.
4. The old woman reduced the self-esteem of the speaker.
5. An European came to visit India.
6. This is the story of an unusual medicinal creeper.
Answer:
1. This is the best thing to do.
2. You can fool some people all the time, but not everyone.
3. The huts were already occupied by the jungle lords.
4. The old woman reduced the self-esteem of the speaker.
5. A European came to visit India.
6. This is the story of an unusual medicinal creeper.

II. Prepositions : –
Example
lam here for teach you English.
I am here to teach you English.
1. The pinheaded duck is the resident in the swampy forest.
2. I have another piece of work to you.
3. The huts are already occupied from the jungle lords.
4. I am protecting my delicate skin by the hailstorm.
Answer:
1. The pinheaded duck is a resident of the swampy forest.
2. I have another piece of the work for you.
3. The huts are already occupied by the jungle lords.
4. I am protecting my delicate skin from the hailstorm.

III. Subject Verb agreement 
Example :

“My dear good friend, your skin are harder than mine”, said the elephant.
“My dear good friend, your skin is harder than mine”, said the elephant.
1. Children is still sleeping in the hut.
2. On the face of it, this does not seems an impossible task.
3. Habitat destruction are the primary reason for the disappearance of our wild life.
4. This were the result of large-scale clearing of the forests.
5. The world have more evil than good.
6. You is wandering around far away from home.
7. Someone have picked my pocket and taken away my wallet.
Answer:
1. Children are still sleeping in the hut.
2. On the face of it, this does not seem an impossible task.
3. Habitat destruction is the primary reason for the disappearance of our wild life.
4. This was the result of large-scale clearing of the forests.
5. The world has more evil than good.
6. You are wandering around far away from home.
7. Someone has picked my pocket and taken away my wallet.

IV. Word order :-
Example :

Why you are so late, Nicola?
Why are you so late, Nicola?
1. When he had met his friend?
2. Where the fruits are 9
3. Why he has taken my book?
4. I have not told you to keep away from here?
5. Which way he went?
6. Where he is now? ‘
7. What your command is?
8. You are jealous that the Goddess comes to me rather than you in dream?
9. Where you dropped from?
10. Where you were all this time?
11. The animals came to see what was the matter.
Ans:
1. When had he met his friend?
2. Where are the fruits?
3. Why has he taken my book?
4. Have I not told you to keep away from here?
5. Which way did he go?
6. Where is he now?
7. What is your command?
8. Are you jealous that the Goddess comes to me rather than you in dream?
9. Where did you drop from?
10. Where were you all this time
11. The animals came to see what the matter was.

V. Redundancy:- 
Example :

Suppose if you go late, you will miss the train ‘
If you go late, you will miss the train.
1. The cricket team returned back to India yesterday.
2. I get up at 6 a.m. in the morning.
3. Man is more better than animals.
4. He is my most best friend.
Answer:
1. The cricket team returned to India yesterday, {hack)
2. I get up at 6 a.m. (in the morning)
3. Man is better than animals.(more)
4. He is my best friend.(was)

VI. Wrong use of words:- 
Example :

The furniture cost ten thousand rupees.
The furniture costs ten thousand rupees.
1. I am reading a new poetry.
2. My hairs are black.
3. He took his sheeps to graze.
4. The teacher gave me good advise.
5. The thiefs escaped before the police arrived.
6. The childrens were weeping. Their mothers pacified fiiem.
Answer:
1. I am reading a new poem.
2. My hair is black.
3. He took his sheep to graze.
4. The teacher gave me good advice.
5. The thieves escaped before the police arrived.
6. The children were weeping. Their mothers pacified them.

VII. Tense 
Example :

I am liking Kannada very much
I like Kannada very much
1. I am thanking you for your help.
2. The pen is belonging to me.
3. The lady is resembling her mother.
4. She is liking sweets.
5 . My friend drunk milk.
Answer:
1. I thank you for your help.
2. The pen belongs to me.
3. The lady resembles her mother.
4. She likes sweets.
5. My friend drank milk.

1st PUC English Textbook Answers 

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