Proofreading for Type I Errors: Practice 2
Read the following paragraph and determine whether each sentence is correct, is a fragment, has a subject/verb agreement error, includes a comma splice, or is a fused sentence. No sentence includes more than one error.
1. The Internet can be a great source of information for students who are doing research, however, the information on the Internet is not regulated. 2. Anyone can post information that is intentionally or unintentionally inaccurate or misleading anyone can create his or her own Web page. 3. There is information on aging, information on cancer, information on health, and information on weight loss. 4. The Alcoholics Anonymous Web site and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism site provides information related to alcohol abuse. 5. Looking for information on pregnancy and childbirth? 6. Not hard to find on the Internet. 7. Labor and Birth Resources (a good Web site) provide information on the different types of pain medications available to mothers. 8. Interested in weight loss? 9. Try Overeaters Anonymous. 10. Another good site that include assessment tools is Cyberdiet.
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