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Focusing on issues such as poverty and touching on environmental issues, the sociology class will cover methods that social institutions use to define social problems.

(A) the sociology class will cover
(B) the sociology classes covers
(C) there will be a sociology class covering
(D) it is a sociology class that covers
(E) it will be a sociology class covering
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New post 12 Jan 2011, 10:01
IMO...A

The phrase "Focusing on issues such as poverty and touching on environmental issues" modifies "The sociology class"

Therefore C , D and E are out . B has a subject-verb agreement problem which leaves A as the only pick.
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Okay ,
I take some of my thoughts back but I am still sticking to choice A.
I am discarding D and E because of awkward sentence structure . I think "it" in both the sentence is referring to "sociology class" and therefore there is no modifier error in these sentences.
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