Read the paragraph below carefully and prepare a short outline that highlights all the important points in the passage.
State the steps you used in making your notes from the passage.

The essence of many perfumes comes from the oils in the petals of fresh flowers, such as the rose, carnation, and orange blossom. However, fragrances are not limited to the petal, but can come from the leaves of lavender, peppermint, and geranium. Also, the oils of cinnamon and balsam are derived from bark, while the oils of cedar come from its wood. The fragrance of ginger and sassafras comes from roots, whereas that of orange, lemon, and nutmeg comes from fruits and seeds. Thus, there are many sources from which to derive fragrances for perfume




1. Identify and explain the type of error in each of the following sentences. Correct the errors. Example: The error in sentence (i) is a misplaced modifier; the modifier 'gold' which should pre-modify sentence should therefore be corrected as: On his way to school, Kofi found a man's gold watch. a i. On his way to school, Kofi found a gold man's watch. ii. The boys ate the lunch that they bought slowly. 111. Mensah sold the food to the customer with fresh meat. iv. When five years old, my mother enrolled in a medical school. v. I was told to always pay attention in class. vi. When we got in the car. We rolled down the window. vii. The farmer along with his cows (rises/rise) early. viit. Neither the station master nor the drivers (has/have) the right of way. ix. At the University of Ghana, cheating can result in suspension or even being expelled from school. X. The two girls enjoyed dancing, swimming and also go to the mall. xi. He wore a (loose/lose) belt. ​
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An outline that highlights all the important points in the passage:

The fragrances for perfumes can be gotten from the different sources such as oils in the petals of fresh flowers, leaves of lavender and peppermint, bark of trees, roots and also fruits and seeds.

The type of error and correction in the following sentences:

On his way to school, Kofi found a gold man's watch.

  • On his way to school, Kofi found a man's gold watch.

The boys ate the lunch that they bought slowly.

  • The boys slowly ate the lunch they bought.

Mensah sold the food to the customer with fresh meat.

  • Mensah sold the food with fresh meat to the customer.

When five years old, my mother enrolled in a medical school.

  • My mother enrolled in a medical school when I was five.

I was told to always pay attention in class.

  • Paying attention in class was what I was told.

When we got in the car. We rolled down the window.

  • We rolled down the window when we got in the car.

The farmer along with his cows (rises/rise) early.

  • The farmer along with his cows rise early.

Neither the station master nor the drivers (has/have) the right of way.

  • Neither the station master nor the drivers has the right of way.

At the University of Ghana, cheating can result in suspension or even being expelled from school.

  • Cheating can result in suspension or expulsion in University of Ghana.

The two girls enjoyed dancing, swimming and also go to the mall.

  • Dancing, swimming and going to the mall is enjoyed by the two girls.

He wore a (loose/lose) belt.

  • He wore a loose belt.

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