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									               Proofreading a Paragraph for Correct Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

Directions: Most of the following sentences contain errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Number your paper 1-10. Then, identify each error and give the correct pronoun. If a sentence is
correct (and only one sentence is), write C.

          (1) Everybody had a chance to express their opinion about a new shopping mall. (2) Mrs.
Granger and Mr. Franks are happy about his or her new business locations at the mall. (3) Both said
that his profits have increased significantly. (4) Neither Mr. Chen nor Mr. Cooper, however, feels that
their customers find parking convenient enough. (5) Anyone shopping at the mall has to park their
car too far from the main shopping area. (6) Several members of the council said that the mall has
taken away many of their customers. (7) One of the new women on the council then presented their
own idea about creating a farmers’ market on weekends. (8) Many members said he or she favored
the plan, and a proposal was discussed. (9) Each farmer could have their own spot near the town
hall. (10) The Small Business Council then agreed to take their proposal to the mayor.


               Proofreading a Paragraph for Correct Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

Directions: Most of the following sentences contain errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Number your paper 1-10. Then, identify each error and give the correct pronoun. If a sentence is
correct (and only one sentence is), write C.

          (1) Everybody had a chance to express their opinion about a new shopping mall. (2) Mrs.
Granger and Mr. Franks are happy about his or her new business locations at the mall. (3) Both said
that his profits have increased significantly. (4) Neither Mr. Chen nor Mr. Cooper, however, feels that
their customers find parking convenient enough. (5) Anyone shopping at the mall has to park their
car too far from the main shopping area. (6) Several members of the council said that the mall has
taken away many of their customers. (7) One of the new women on the council then presented their
own idea about creating a farmers’ market on weekends. (8) Many members said he or she favored
the plan, and a proposal was discussed. (9) Each farmer could have their own spot near the town
hall. (10) The Small Business Council then agreed to take their proposal to the mayor.


               Proofreading a Paragraph for Correct Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

Directions: Most of the following sentences contain errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Number your paper 1-10. Then, identify each error and give the correct pronoun. If a sentence is
correct (and only one sentence is), write C.

          (1) Everybody had a chance to express their opinion about a new shopping mall. (2) Mrs.
Granger and Mr. Franks are happy about his or her new business locations at the mall. (3) Both said
that his profits have increased significantly. (4) Neither Mr. Chen nor Mr. Cooper, however, feels that
their customers find parking convenient enough. (5) Anyone shopping at the mall has to park their
car too far from the main shopping area. (6) Several members of the council said that the mall has
taken away many of their customers. (7) One of the new women on the council then presented their
own idea about creating a farmers’ market on weekends. (8) Many members said he or she favored
the plan, and a proposal was discussed. (9) Each farmer could have their own spot near the town
hall. (10) The Small Business Council then agreed to take their proposal to the mayor.

								
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