Scorpions (Identifying errors)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

Choose the letter correpsonding to the word that makes the sentence wrong. If the sentence has no error. choose letter E.
  1. They can quickly grab an insecs with their pincers and whip their telson, the poisonous tip of their tail forward and sting their prey.

  2. Scorpions look like small lobsters and may be the first animals to moved from water to land hundreds of millions of years ago.

  3. They have been around even before the age of the dinosaurs.

  4. Fossils of scorpions from Scotland hundreds of millions of years ago show that their appearance hasn't change over the millennia.

  5. Scorpions typically eat insects, but when food is scarce, they can slow there metabolism to as little as one-third the typical rate for arthropods.

  6. Such survival skills allow scorpions to live in some of the planet's tougher environments.

  7. In areas of permafrost or heavy grasses and where lost soil is not available, scorpions may not be able to survive.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Which animals scare you the most? Why?

  2. What do you think about the scorpions?

  3. Have you seen scorpions and other arachnids in your country? How do people treat them?


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