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Sentence Correction: Tenses - Reported Speech

The Beijing Olympics Organizing Committee, who held a ceremony in 2005, announced that the slogan for the 2008 Olympic Games would be "One world, one dream".

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The relative pronoun who can only be used to describe humans.

What helps us identify this question as a Relative Clause question as well as identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

who, which, that, whose, whom

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect and repeats the original Relative Clause error. The relative pronoun who can only be used to describe humans.

What helps us identify this question as a Relative Clause question as well as identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

who, which, that, whose, whom

While this answer choice corrects the original Relative Clause error by using the correct relative pronoun to refer to a non-human noun, it is grammatically incorrect. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (announced), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, is is in the Present.

What helps us identify this question as a Reported Speech question as well as identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

Reported Speech with a reporting verb in Past tense

While this answer choice corrects the original Relative Clause error by using the correct relative pronoun to refer to a non-human noun, it is grammatically incorrect. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (announced), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, will be is in the Future.

What helps us identify this question as a Reported Speech question as well as identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

Reported Speech with a reporting verb in Past tense

Very well done!

This answer choice corrects the original Relative Clause error by using the correct relative pronoun (which) to refer to a non-human noun (The Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee).

who held a ceremony in 2005, announced that the slogan for the 2008 Olympic Games would be
which held a ceremony in 2005, announced that the slogan for the 2008 Olympic Games would be
which held a ceremony in 2005, announced that the slogan for the 2008 Olympic Games is
which held a ceremony in 2005, announced that the slogan for the 2008 Olympic Games will be
who, in 2005, held a ceremony, announced that 2008 Olympic Games slogan would be