Wells (Identifying errors)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

Choose the letter corresponding to the word that makes the sentence wrong. If there is no error, choose letter E.
  1. A well is an excavation or structure creating in the ground by digging, driving, or drilling to access liquid resources, usually water.

  2. The oldest and most common kind of well is a water well to access groundwater in underground aquifers.

  3. The well water is drawn up by a pump, or using containers, such as buckets, that is raised mechanically or by hand.

  4. Placing a lining in the well shaft help create stability, and linings of wood or wickerwork date back at least as far as the Iron Age.

  5. Wells have traditionally been sank by hand digging, as is the case in rural areas of the developing world.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Have you seen a real well? If yes, where ?

  2. Where are wells usually found?

  3. What is the source of your water? How do you maintain its cleanliness?


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