National Grammar Day

El 4 de marzo es el "National Grammar Day" y la gente que promociona el uso correcto del inglés está plagando la red con foros, artículos y actividades. Este juego me pareció el más divertido (mi lado nerd les está hablando). Se llama "Correct the Celebrity!"

1. Which album title has the spelling error?
a. “Dutchess,” by Fergie
b. “Growing Pains” by Mary J. Blige
c. “Graduation” by Kanye West
d. None of the above

2. What’s wrong with this lyric by Justin Timberlake?
“When you cheated girl,
My heart bleeded girl.”
a. It’s perfect as it is. Leave Justin alone!
b. “Bleeded” is not a word. “Bled” is.
c. There should be commas before and after “girl”
d. Both b and c are correct.

3. Circle the errors Paris Hilton made blogging about her new shoe collection.
(Hint: there are at least three!)
“Don’t worry, if you arent in Orange County, you can also get the shoes at Kitson, Zappos.com,
Endless.com, Bakers, Lord & Taylor and select specialty boutiques across the counrty”

4. Correct the following movie titles:
a. How She Move
b. The Pursuit of Happyness
c. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
d. The 40 Year Old Virgin

5. Circle the error in this statement by Christina Aguilera:
Today is a very joyful and special day for Jordan and I as we welcome our first son into this world.

Les dejo las respuestas correctas en un comentario :)


Las respuestas

1. a. “Dutchess,” by Fergie.

2. b. “Bleeded” is not a word. “Bled” is.

3. Don’t worry, [unnecessary comma]
arent [aren't]
in Orange County,[should be a semicolon]counrty [country, also needs a period]

4. a. How She Moves
b. The Pursuit of Happiness
c. Honey, I Shrank the Kids or Honey, I've Shrunk the Kids
d. The 40-Year-Old Virgin

5. Jordan and I. "I" should be "me"


al unico que le emboque fue The Pursuit of Hapiness, algo es algo (?