Cyrano Quotes (these are not all quotes, just a sampling):
For each quote, identify the speaker and who is being spoken to. Characters can be used more than once.
Roxane De Guiche
Le Bret Christian
Cyrano The Duenna
“You love her! Then tell her so! She saw you triumph here this very night!”
(Act I, Scene V)
“It must annoy you when it dips into your drink. You really should have a specially
shaped goblet, I think!”
“And now, your true self has triumphed over your appearance! I now love you only for
“—and then off she went, with a musketeer!”
“I say that Henry the Fourth would never have stripped himself of his scarf, no matter the danger.”
Here are example paragraphs that have errors similar to the exam. Email me if you have questions about any errors.
Edit the following paragraph, correcting pronoun errors and any other necessary changes. (10 errors)
What do scientists look for when he wants to find a good spot for a human colony on the moon? The same thing we look for on earth when you want to buy a house: location, location, location. In particular, when a scientist studies locations on the moon, he looks for a place that provides good sunlight and some water. You may not think that the moon has any water. However, in 1998, NASA and its top scientists announced that it had discovered evidence of ice around the moon’s two poles. The group announced their findings, claiming that the water could support a colony for about a hundred years. Now researchers have found three locations near the moon’s south pole that he and she think might be good sites for a lunar colony. In the not too distant future, then, either you or the children of tomorrow might build your home on the moon.
Edit the following paragraph, correcting subject-verb agreement errors. (10 errors)
There has been several amazing child prodigies in music but none more astonishing than Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart were playing tunes on the piano at the age of three! From the time he is six, he and his sister Anna, also a prodigy, was taken on concert tours by their father. Neither royalty nor nobility were able to resist the charm and talent of the two young artists. All of the gifts and money they received were kept by their father. Do the life of such a prodigy, praised but exploited, sound like fun? His arguments with his stern and demanding father was a constant source of tension. However, few finds any hint of gloom or depression in most of his music. Though Mozart died before his 36th birthday, his legacy of great compositions are a timeless gift to the world.