Literacy Starter of the Day

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What’s wrong?

Look at the following sentences, can you see the mistake in each one?  How would you correct them?

1.  ‘E looks real ugly.

2.  I don’t want no trouble from you lot.

3.  We was looking for our cat.

4.  What you done that for?

5.  I’m gonna play you one of my songs.

6.  That’s real cool man!

7.  I don’t like that bloke.

8.  I ain’t done nothing.

9.  What yer want?

10.  I wanna sweetie.

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