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Can you find 11 mistakes?

Here’s a short story that’s needs some fixing. I want to make 11 changes to the story.
Can you find 11 things that need fixing?

sorry Flavia, but also I don’t know how to use it.  I-Mobile 2100 it’s a hard cell phone, only few people know how to use it.  Try calling the store that sold you.  I think they help you.

I worked on this with students in high school and we found even more than 11 mistakes! We BEAT the TEACHER!!  🙂

Write the sentence down on a piece of paper.  Make all the corrections you can.
Compare your answers to ours. Did we find the same things?

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Sorry Flavia, but I also don't know how to use it.  The I-Mobile 2100 is a complicated cell phone, only a few people know how to use it.
Try calling the store that sold it to you.  I think they can help you.

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Making change is one thing, being able to talk about them is another. 
When you can explain the corrections you make to your own English and for other people- when you can teach- you will have mastered English.
Follow this link over to learn about describing sentences and an explanation for all the changes we made.

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