Sentence: I spent too much money last year. Now I have in debt.

Read the following passage. If you find an error, correct it and account for it with a brief explanation of the grammatical rule being broken.

A and B are discussing A’s finances.

A. I spent too much money last year. Now I have in debt.

B. It’s important to don’t worry. I’m sure everything would be fine.

A. Perhaps I can lend some from my sister. She saves a lot since last year.

B. Why dosen’t you ask your bank manager first? Sha was always being helpful to you.

A. Yes, you always has good ideas. It’s a pity I haven’t got some money put aside.

Here are some suggestions:

A and B are discussing A’s finances.

A. I spent a lot of money last year. Now I am in debt.

B. It’s important not to worry. I’m sure everything would be fine.

A. Perhaps my sister can lend me money. She has started saveing a lot since last year.

B. Why don’t you ask your bank manager first? Sha has been helpful to you.

A. Yes, you always have good ideas. It’s a pity I haven’t got some money put aside.

Thank you very much, but I wanted grammatical explanation.

Thank you very much, but I wanted grammatical explanation.

To give you a grammatical explanation for those may require repeating at least part of a grammar book. So I have given you the possible changes. Look at the places changed and search for explanations in grammar books and that way you will remember them forever.
nanucbe

Hi Ms Unique,

I think it would be a good idea if you tried the exercise yourself first. Then we could all see how you have done and make suggestions, if necessary.

Alan

Hello,

Thanks a lot for your advice nanucbe and Alan. I’l try my best.