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Writing > Identifying Sentence Errors

The following sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. If the sentence contains an error, select the one underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence contains no error, select choice E. 

Although the number of books written in African languages are growing, many African writers find a larger audience for works written in Portuguese or English. No error

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Yep! That's right.

Explanation

The error in this sentence occurs at (B), where there is subject-verb disagreement. The singular verb “is” is needed to agree with the singular noun “the number.”

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