Practice It:

Exercise #1: Nouns as Subjects and Objects
Write the edited version of the following sentences in the text boxes.
  1. Read poetry feeds the soul.

  2. In the summer, I enjoy at the beach.

  3. My grandmother relaxes by weed her garden.

  4. I have always been curious about ancient Egyptians built the pyramids.

  5. To Budapest will be my next travel destination.

  6. Mei likes jog in Kissena Park on sunny afternoons.

  7. Increase the speed limit will probably result in an increase in accidents.

  8. Colleges should consider about the students' finances before raising the tuition.

  9. In my opinion, lie to children is never a good idea.

  10. Recent statistics show that most parents approve of sex education is taught in the public schools.

Exercise #2: Mixed-up Sentences with Relative Clauses
Write the edited version of the following sentences in the text boxes.
  1. For once I'd like to see a murder mystery doesn't contain violence.

  2. Desdemona's new bag was stolen by a man calls himself the singing bandit.

  3. In the middle of midtown gridlock, there was a man sitting in a truck that was shouting curses at everyone.

  4. I have always believed that people don't like what they hear on the radio they should change the channel.

  5. Last weekend, when I went to Central Park, I saw a man with a dog that was telling funny jokes.

  6. Hamlet only like to watch films have happy endings.

  7. The woman with the blue feathered hat that just stepped off the elevator is my English teacher.

  8. In my opinion, anyone does not know how to use a computer is not prepared for the future.

  9. I don't think that schools search students for weapons without a warrant are any safer than schools that don't.

  10. Fred donated five dollars to buy a gift for a coworker with a newborn baby who works in the mailroom.