All the given sentences make up a paragraph discussing the reasons why genetically modified rice may be dangerous. Which is the concluding sentence?
Some scientists argue that golden rice, which has been genetically modified to contain carotenoids, may be dangerous for two reasons.
Due to the fact that scientists do not yet know the long-term effects of golden rice on health, there are some risks.
Without further research, there are reasons to believe that golden rice may be harmful to human health.
One reason is that some people may be allergic to it. Instead of making them healthier, it could make them sick. Another reason why golden rice may be dangerous is that it has not been tested enough.
All the given sentences make up a paragraph discussing the reasons why genetically modified rice may be dangerous. Which is the topic sentence?
check_box Some scientists argue that golden rice, which has been genetically modified to contain carotenoids, may be dangerous for two reasons.
Another reason why golden rice may be dangerous is that it has not been tested enough.
Due to the fact that scientists do not yet know the long-term effects of golden rice on health, there are some risks.
One reason is that some people may be allergic to it. Instead of making them healthier, it could make them sick.
Choose a sentence that gives a fact.
check_box Eighty percent of U.S.-based companies use professional networking sites to find employees.
Tablet computers offer instructional benefits that laptops do not.
It is believed that students get higher grades if they attend a college that blocks access to social networking sites.
Most blogs contain superficial information that is not useful for researchers.
Choose a sentence that gives a fact.
check_box The Food and Drug Administration says that healthier choices include lean meats that are baked, boiled, or grilled.
Fried food is extremely unhealthy and can lead to heart problems.
Strenuous exercise is not beneficial for everyone.
Americans should take better care of their hearts.
Choose a sentence that gives a fact.
check_box According to a study of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, adults should eat about two cups of vegetables a day.
Fruit is the best choice for dessert after a heavy meal.
Adults should help children learn about healthy eating habits.
All children love fruit.
Choose a sentence that gives a fact.
check_box The U.S. Department of Agriculture emphasizes that exercise is an important part of being healthy and reducing stress.
Looking at other users’ profiles can be come addictive since they contain interesting information.
Social networking sites are an effective way for companies to reach customers.
People spend too much time looking at photos on social networking sites.
Choose a sentence that gives an opinion.
check_box People who are connected on the Internet are not truly friends.
According to one company, 77 percent of Internet users read blogs.
Over 12 billion online videos are viewed everyday in the United States.
The average user spends 5.3 hors per day on the social networking sites.
Choose a sentence that gives an opinion.
check_box By not exercising enough, people may gain too much weight.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture advices most people to exercise for 60 minutes a day to prevent weight gain.
Shirley Blakely, a dietician, stresses that shoppers who understand what is in their food can more clearly see the connection between ingredients and health.
Some companies hold competitions to helps employees lose weight.
Choose a sentence that gives an opinion.
check_box Event organizers should have relied on social networking sites to provide information to guests.
A recent report by Singleton Research states that ads on social networking sites generate billions of dollars per year.
More than 70 percent of visitors to the website live outside the United States, according to Singleton Research.
Singleton Research claims that the majority of online video game players are women between 37 and 43.
Choose a sentence that gives an opinion.
check_box Consumers who read nutrition fact labels on food products are better able to make informed decisions about nutrition.
For example, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends that people who are at risk for heart disease consult a doctor before exercising.
About 80 million adults in the United States currently suffer from heart diseases.
The Food and Drug Administration strongly supports the claim that parents and teachers can fight unhealthy weight gain by teaching children about eating better.
Choose the best paraphrase.Original: Adoption is a ubiquitous social institution in American society, creating invisible relationships with biological and adoptive kin that touch far more people than we imagine.
check_box Adoption touches a surprising number of people throughout American society.
Relationships between biological and adoptive kin have international scope.
In America, more people are adopted than was originally thought.
Because adoptees are “invisible,” their circumstances are hard to imagine.
Choose the best paraphrase.Original: Opposing these adoptees, some birth mothers argued that they were promised secrecy when they relinquished their children for adoption and that abrogating that promise constituted an invasion of privacy.
Some birth mothers who were promised secrecy about their role felt that breaking that promise was an invasion of their privacy.
Some birth mothers felt that their biological children’s pursuit of their identities should be abandoned based on the possibility that the birth mother requested privacy.
In order to retain their privacy, some birth mothers refused to reveal their identities when they relinquished their children for adoption.
Some adoptees support their birth mothers’ right to secrecy, even if it was promised to them when they gave their children for adoption.
Choose the best paraphrase.Original: Third, in a nation that sanctifies blood kinship, adoptive families and adoptees are stigmatized because of their lack of biological relationship.
Adoptive families and adoptees are treated like criminals in nations that over-value blood relationships.
In some nations, adoptees do not have the same legal relationship to their adoptive parents as blood kin have to their birth parents.
Nations that sanctify blood relationships are often stigmatized.
Where blood kinship is excessively valued, adoption is considered inferior.
Choose the best paraphrase.Original: While raising a family is inherently stressful, adoption is filled with additional tensions that are unique to the adoptive relationship.
The adoptive relationship is inherently stressful.
Raising a family under stressful conditions can discourage potential adoptive parents.
Families that adopt children can avoid some of the tensions inherent in biological families
Families with an adopted member face more challenges than biological families.
Choose the correct answer.An acceptable paraphrase…
…remove most of the details.
… can change the meaning of the original sentence.
… can add information to the original sentence.
…does not change the meaning of the original.
Choose the correct answer.Some companies avoid phone interviews with job hunters. These businesses want to see candidates face-to-face.Which word in the first sentence is replaced by Businesses?
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interviews
job hunters
candidates
Choose the most appropriate paraphrase of this information: The most important factor in the group’s success was the way they motivated team members. – Tech News.
According to Tech News, the most important factor in the group’s success was the way they motivated team members.
Tech News reports that this group won, and everyone who participated won something.
Tech News reported that a key reason this group was successful was that they inspired other members of the team.
According to Tech News, one factor in the group’s success was the way they increased team motivation.
Choose the sentence that expresses a fact.
check_box One study showed that teenagers who ate meals with their families did well academically.
Parents should eat at least one meal a day with their children.
People who participate in weight loss competitions are not serious about changing their eating habits.
Playing team sports is a better way to exercise than working out in a gym.
Choose the sentence that expresses an opinion.
check_box Less than Skinny was the most entertaining show on television.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends that adults eat two to three cups of vegetables per day.
Research indicates that a diet low in salt can help people lower their blood pressure.
Beyond Fat is a reality-based television show about teens who are taking steps to ward losing weight.
Genetically modified food has some benefits that regular food does not have.What kind of paragraph should you read if you want to learn about how genetically modified food is different from regular food?
A descriptive paragraph about how genetically modified food looks and tastes.
A cause-effect paragraph about the reasons why scientists started to genetically modify food.
A persuasive paragraph about why genetically modified food should be on everyone’s dinner table.
A comparison paragraph that shows how genetically modified food is like regular food and how it looks different from regular food.
Genetically modified food has some benefits that regular food does not have.What kind of paragraph should you read if you want to learn about how genetically modified food looks and tastes.
check_box A descriptive paragraph about how genetically modified food looks and tastes.
A comparison paragraph that shows how genetically modified food is like regular food and how it looks different from regular food.
A cause-effect paragraph about the reasons why scientists started to genetically modify food.
A persuasive paragraph about why genetically modified food should be on everyone’s dinner table.
Genetically modified food has some benefits that regular food does not have.What kind of paragraph should you read if you want to learn about the reasons why people should use genetically modified food.
check_box A persuasive paragraph about why genetically modified food should be on everyone’s dinner table.
A cause-effect paragraph about the reasons why scientists started to genetically modify food.
A comparison paragraph that shows how genetically modified food is like regular food and how it looks different from regular food.
A descriptive paragraph about how genetically modified food looks and tastes.
Genetically modified food has some benefits that regular food does not have.What kind of paragraph should you read if you want to learn about the reasons why scientists started to genetically modify food.
check_box A cause-effect paragraph about the reasons why scientists started to genetically modify food.
A comparison paragraph that shows how genetically modified food is like regular food and how it looks different from regular food.
A persuasive paragraph about why genetically modified food should be on everyone’s dinner table.
A descriptive paragraph about how genetically modified food looks and tastes.
It is important to report unethical behavior, but the unethical behavior will continue.This sentence needs…
a different conjunction
a pronoun
another comma
a preposition
Match the clause with the best half to make up a complete sentence: Birthrates are declining in some countries,…,
check_box but they are increasing worldwide.
but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
or you think it is better today.
because of recent medical advances.
Match the clause with the correct half to make up a complete sentence: There are more people in the world today,…
but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
because of recent medical advances.
or you think it is better today.
so humans have a greater impact on the environment.
Match the clause with the correct half to make up a complete sentence: Birthrates are declining,…
check_box but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
so humans have a greater impact on the environment.
or you think it is better today.
because life expectancy is the average number of years a person lives.
Match the clause with the correct half to make up a complete sentence: In general, people live longer today,..
check_box because of recent medical advances.
or you think it is better today.
but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
so humans have a greater impact on the environment.
Match the clause with the correct half to make up a complete sentence: Today, even older people use technology,…
check_box and it can help them stay connected to friends and relatives.
so humans have a greater impact on the environment.
or you think it is better today.
but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
Match the clause with the correct half to make up a complete sentence: You might think life was better 100 years ago,…
check_box or you think it is better today.
so humans have a greater impact on the environment.
because of recent medical advances.
but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
Match the clause with the correct half to make up a complete sentence:People had more children in the past, …
but children often did not live as long.
so humans have a greater impact on the environment.
or you think it is better today.
but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
Match the first half of a sentence with a proper half to explain a term in persuasive writing. A counter argument is …
… a response to the opposing or counter argument, strengthening the writer’s original opinion.
… the opinion, which is opposing to the writer’s.
…the writer restates the main idea, offers a suggestion, or makes a prediction about the topic.
… one’s belief about the topic when he/she is discussing it.
Match the first half of a sentence with a proper half to explain a term in persuasive writing. A refutation is …
…the writer restates the main idea, offers a suggestion, or makes a prediction about the topic.
… the opinion, which is different from the writer’s.
… one’s belief about the topic when he/she is discussing it.
… a response to the opposing or counter argument, strengthening the writer’s original opinion.
Match the first half of a sentence with a proper half to explain a term in persuasive writing. In the concluding sentence, …
check_box …the writer can restate the main idea, offer a suggestion, or make a prediction about the topic.
… one’s belief about the topic when he/she is discussing it.
… the opinion, which is different from the writer’s.
… a response to the opposing or counter argument, strengthening the writer’s original opinion.
Match the first half of a sentence with a proper half to explain a term in persuasive writing. The writer’s opinion is …
check_box … one’s belief about the topic when he/she is discussing it.
… the opinion, which is different from the writer’s.
…the writer restates the main idea, offers a suggestion, or makes a prediction about the topic.
… a response to the opposing or counter argument, strengthening the writer’s original opinion.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. Buying a car is too expensive, so people should take public transportation instead.
check_box On the other hand, buses and trains are often expensive, too.
However, cheaper clothes may wear out more quickly than expensive ones.
However, this may be unfair to people who choose cheaper meals.
On the other hand, it is often necessary to borrow money for school.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. If you are on a budget, you should shop at inexpensive clothing stores.
On the other hand, property taxes and home maintenance can cost more.
However, you should not use your credit card too often.
However, cheaper clothes may wear out more quickly than expensive ones.
On the other hand, it is often necessary to borrow money for school.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. It is best to divide the cost of group dinners evenly.
On the other hand, it is often necessary to borrow money for school.
However, cheaper clothes may wear out more quickly than expensive ones.
However, you should not spend money on a trip if you are in debt.
However, this may be unfair to people who choose cheaper meals.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. It is important to take vacations to rest and relax.
check_box However, you should not spend money on a trip if you are in debt.
However, you should not use your credit card too often.
However, cheaper clothes may wear out more quickly than expensive ones.
However, this may be unfair to people who choose cheaper meals.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. Owning a house is better than renting an apartment.
On the other hand, buses and trains are often expensive, too.
On the other hand, property taxes and home maintenance can cost more.
However, you should not spend money on a trip if you are in debt.
However, you should not use your credit card too often.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. People should not take out loans.
check_box On the other hand, it is often necessary to borrow money for school.
However, cheaper clothes may wear out more quickly than expensive ones.
On the other hand, buses and trains are often expensive, too.
On the other hand, property taxes and home maintenance can cost more.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. Staying home on weekends is a good way to save money.
check_box On the other hand, you could simply spend less on outside entertainment.
On the other hand, buses and trains are often expensive, too.
However, you should not use your credit card too often.
On the other hand, it is often necessary to borrow money for school.
Match the opinion with the correct counter argument. Using credit cards is easier than using cash.
However, you should not spend money on a trip if you are in debt.
However, this may be unfair to people who choose cheaper meals.
However, you should not use credit cards too often.
On the other hand, property taxes and home maintenance can cost more.
Nestor’s company is a nice place to work, it has good conditions.This sentence needs…
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a comma
a preposition
a clause
Read the cause-effect paragraph. Choose the appropriate pattern of organization.Some scientists argue that golden rice, which has been genetically modified to contain carotenoids, may be dangerous for two reasons. One reason is that some people may be allergic to it. Instead of making them healthier, it could make them sick. Another reason why golden rice may be dangerous is that it has not been tested enough. Due to the fact that scientists do not yet know the long-term effects of golden rice on health, there are some risks. Without further research, there are reasons to believe that golden rice may be harmful to human health.
check_box Point-by-point
Block
Chronological order
Spatial order
Read the four pairs of sentences. Which pair has a connector showing a reason?
Bargaining is acceptable in India. Therefore, storeowners often raise their prices.
Internet advertisements are often effective due to the fact that many people have access to computers.
Stores have sales to make more money. Products are cheaper, so people often buy more items.
When people are bargaining, they often walk away from the seller. Consequently, the seller thinks he may lose the customer, and he will lower the price.
Read the four pairs of sentences. Which pair has a connector showing a result?
Targeting a specific market is important. One reason is that it keeps advertising costs low.
Companies have sales because many consumers do not like to buy full-priced items.
A company must understand the product’s target market since developing successful products is challenging.
Many teenagers use the Internet frequently. For this reason, they constantly see advertisements.
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the counter argument?Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses. However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems. While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems.
Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses.
…, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time…
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the opposing opinion?The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers. People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it. Although it is undoubtedly true, this could hardly be justified. To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
Although it is undoubtedly true, …
People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it.
The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers.
….this could hardly be justified.To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the writer’s concession?Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses. However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems. While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
check_box While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time…
However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems.
Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses.
…, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the writer’s concession?The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers. People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it. Although it is undoubtedly true, this could hardly be justified. To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
… this could hardly be justified.To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it.
Although it is undoubtedly true, …
The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers.
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the writer’s opinion?Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses. However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems. While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
check_box Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses.
…, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems.
While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time…
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the writer’s opinion?The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers. People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it. Although it is undoubtedly true, this could hardly be justified. To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers.
People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it.
…this could hardly be justified.To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
Although it is undoubtedly true, …
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the writer’s refutation?Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses. However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems. While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
check_box …, it is important to keep in mind that psychological illnesses like hypochondria can, in fact, develop into physical condition.
While hypochondria may take up a physician’s time…
Doctors must give the same attention to psychological illnesses, such as hypochondria, as they do to physical illnesses.
However, some may argue that treating hypochondriacs wastes valuable consultation time that could otherwise be spent on patients with serious physical problems.
Read the group of sentences. Answer the question below.Choose the writer’s refutation?The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers. People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it. Although it is undoubtedly true, this could hardly be justified. To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
check_box … this could hardly be justified.To be specific, people who see media violence a lot may gradually develop a sense of insecurity and mistrust as they are forced to believe that they are living in a dangerous world.
Although it is undoubtedly true,…
The number of violent scenes on TV is on the rise, which asserts negative effects on viewers.
People who are against strict media control often point out that some of the violence shown on TV is the true portrayal of what is happening around us and people have the right to know it.
Read the original information and the paraphrase. Which paraphrase is unacceptable?
Original: This affects the world weather and makes it difficult for animals to find food and fresh water.Paraphrase: When the weather changes, animals can’t find water and food easily.
Original: One social networking site has been translated into over 70 languages.Paraphrase: More than 70 languages are used on a particular social networking site.
Original: Humans take away animal’s homes and their food by farming, when they cut down trees for wood, and when they look for oil.Paraphrase: Cutting down trees and looking for oil damages animals’ homes.
Original: Keeping your house cool or warm, driving cars and making things in factories all pollute the atmosphere.Paraphrase: Pollution comes from cars, factories, heating and air conditioning.
Read the original sentence. Choose the best paraphrase of this information: Water is frequently used resource that provides energy to 28 million people.
People frequently use water resource.
So many people use water resource that it is exhausting.
Water is often used as a source of energy and gives power to almost 30 million people.
People don’t appreciate water as energy source because so many consumers use it.
Read the original text and summaries. Answer the question.Which summary copies much of the wording as the original text?Original: Research shows that Americans are growing more concerned about Internet privacy. One reason is that people now understand privacy issues better. Nevertheless, while people are concerned about online privacy, only 14 percent of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Research shows that people of all ages worry about privacy. However, compared to adults, young people are less informed about privacy issues. Although they are aware of laws about privacy, the majority of adolescents do not fully understand these laws.
Because understanding of privacy issues on the Internet has deepened recently, Americans’ concern about these issues has increased. Although this concern is real, research reveals that very few people read privacy policies online. Furthermore, people of all ages are concerned about privacy on the Internet, but younger people tend to be less informed about the relationship between law and online privacy.
Americans are growing more concerned about privacy on the Internet. Firstly, people now have a better understanding of privacy issues. Still, only a small percentage of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Also, old people are not as worried about privacy issues as younger age groups. However, companies violating privacy policies will be subjected to heavy fines.
Today, Americans are more concerned about privacy when using computers than they were in the past. Because more people are accessing the Internet, more people are reading privacy policies online. Furthermore, young people tend to be less concerned about privacy on the Internet because they are less informed about the many legal issues.
Americans are growing more concerned about privacy on the Internet. One reason is that people now have a better understanding of privacy issues. Still, only 14 percent of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Interestingly, people are equally worried about privacy issues, regardless of age. However, the majority of adolescents do not fully understand laws regarding privacy on the Internet.
Read the original text and summaries. Answer the question.Which summary has changed the meaning of the original text and added information?Original: A survey was conducted in China to determine people level of trust when using the Internet. It indicated that approximately 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites. The survey also revealed that some 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
check_box A countrywide survey in China indicated that people do not always trust information find on the Internet. They tend to believe that poorly written websites contain misleading information. The majority of people also assume that companies misuse personal information by selling it for a profit.
A survey in China indicated that 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites while some 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
One survey revealed that the majority of people in China tend to mistrust information they find online. They are likely to believe that companies misuse personal information collected online.
A survey in China showed that many people do not feel secure when using the Internet. The survey indicated that approximately 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites, and 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
Read the original text and summaries. Answer the question.Which summary is the best?Original: A survey was conducted in China to determine people level of trust when using the Internet. It indicated that approximately 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites. The survey also revealed that some 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
A survey in China indicated that 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites while some 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
One survey revealed that the majority of people in China tend to mistrust information they find online. They are likely to believe that companies misuse personal information collected online.
A survey in China showed that many people do not feel secure when using the Internet. The survey indicated that approximately 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites, and 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
A countrywide survey in China indicated that people do not always trust information find on the Internet. They tend to believe that poorly written websites contain misleading information. The majority of people also assume that companies misuse personal information by selling it for a profit.
Read the original text and summaries. Answer the question.Which summary is the best?Original: Research shows that Americans are growing more concerned about Internet privacy. One reason is that people now understand privacy issues better. Nevertheless, while people are concerned about online privacy, only 14 percent of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Research shows that people of all ages worry about privacy. However, compared to adults, young people are less informed about privacy issues. Although they are aware of laws about privacy, the majority of adolescents do not fully understand these laws.
Americans are growing more concerned about privacy on the Internet. Firstly, people now have a better understanding of privacy issues. Still, only a small percentage of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Also, old people are not as worried about privacy issues as younger age groups. However, companies violating privacy policies will be subjected to heavy fines.
Today, Americans are more concerned about privacy when using computers than they were in the past. Because more people are accessing the Internet, more people are reading privacy policies online. Furthermore, young people tend to be less concerned about privacy on the Internet because they are less informed about the many legal issues.
Americans are growing more concerned about privacy on the Internet. One reason is that people now have a better understanding of privacy issues. Still, only 14 percent of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Interestingly, people are equally worried about privacy issues, regardless of age. However, the majority of adolescents do not fully understand laws regarding privacy on the Internet.
Because understanding of privacy issues on the Internet has deepened recently, Americans’ concern about these issues has increased. Although this concern is real, research reveals that very few people read privacy policies online. Furthermore, people of all ages are concerned about privacy on the Internet, but younger people tend to be less informed about the relationship between law and online privacy.
Read the original text and summaries. Answer the question.Which summary uses much of the same wording as the original text?Original: A survey was conducted in China to determine people level of trust when using the Internet. It indicated that approximately 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites. The survey also revealed that some 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
check_box A survey in China showed that many people do not feel secure when using the Internet. The survey indicated that approximately 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites, and 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
One survey revealed that the majority of people in China tend to mistrust information they find online. They are likely to believe that companies misuse personal information collected online.
A countrywide survey in China indicated that people do not always trust information find on the Internet. They tend to believe that poorly written websites contain misleading information. The majority of people also assume that companies misuse personal information by selling it for a profit.
A survey in China indicated that 70% of Internet users do not trust information found on certain websites while some 62% believe companies use personal information obtained from websites inappropriately.
Read the paragraph, and answer the question: How many connectors are used to show causes? Throughout the world, many people enjoy bargaining. One reason is that people feel successful when they pay a lower price. They feel a sense of accomplishment since they are able to achieve the goal of paying less than the ticketed price. Another reason many people enjoy bargaining is because they feel that they save money.
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Read the paragraph, and answer the question: How many connectors are used to show effects / results? Some people make purchases for emotional reasons, and this can have negative effects. For instance, they may buy products so that they feel better when they are sad. As a result, they may feel better, but the improvement in mood is likely to last for only a short period of time. Sometimes people buy products to feel important. Consequently, they may spend more money than they have.
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Read the paragraph. Decide how many sentences show facts.Seri Sander works for a bank. She is a very hard worker. She is good at her job. Last week, one of her co-worker told a joke. The person who told the joke was rude. Seri said she was offended and left the room. The employee apologized to Seri at 4.30 that afternoon. His apology was not sincere. Now, Seri seems upset about the problem. She made an appointment with her boss to ask for his advice.
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Read the paragraph. Decide how many sentences show opinions.Seri Sander works for a bank. She is a very hard worker. She is good at her job. Last week, one of her co-worker told a joke. The person who told the joke was rude. Seri said she was offended and left the room. The employee apologized to Seri at 4.30 that afternoon. His apology was not sincere. Now, Seri seems upset about the problem. She made an appointment with her boss to ask for his advice.
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Read the paragraph. Decide which sentences show facts.(1) Seri Sander works for a bank. (2) She is a very hard worker. (3) She is good at her job. (4) Last week, one of her co-worker told a joke. (5) The person who told the joke was rude. (6) Seri said she was offended and left the room. (7) The employee apologized to Seri at 4.30 that afternoon. (8) His apology was not sincere. (9) Now, Seri seems upset about the problem. (10) She made an appointment with her boss to ask for his advice.
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Read the paragraph. Decide which sentences show opinions.(1) Seri Sander works for a bank. (2) She is a very hard worker. (3) She is good at her job. (4) Last week, one of her co-worker told a joke. (5) The person who told the joke was rude. (6) Seri said she was offended and left the room. (7) The employee apologized to Seri at 4.30 that afternoon. (8) His apology was not sincere. (9) Now, Seri seems upset about the problem. (10) She made an appointment with her boss to ask for his advice.
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Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.A fact …
can be invented.
can be proven.
is impossible.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.An acceptable paraphrase
should add interesting information to the original sentence.
should change the meaning of the original sentence significantly.
should not change the overall meaning of the original sentence.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.An opinion is something that…
can be counted.
is always true.
others may disagree with.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the best supporting sentence for this topic sentence for a persuasive paragraph: Brainstorming is a highly effective strategy for solving problems.
Brainstorming is a more effective way to think of solutions to problems.
It is a useful way to think of multiple solutions to a problem before choosing one.
This is the reason why brainstorming is a waste of time and people should not do it.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the most appropriate topic sentence for a persuasive paragraph.
Most researchers agree that children and adults solve problems differently.
People should ask for advice when they have problems.
Studies suggest that men tend to think of quick solutions to problems.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the sentence that does not change the meaning of this text: Laws dealing with Internet privacy vary in countries around the world.
Internet privacy laws are different in every state.
Internet privacy laws differ from one country to another.
People worldwide have different concerns regarding Internet privacy.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the sentence that expresses an opinion.
A few tablespoons of chocolate syrup improve the taste of milk significantly.
Milk and cheeses are products available in most grocery stores.
Teenagers need more milk than children, according to many studies.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the sentence that gives a fact.
The best job for a dietician is working for the USDA.
The USDA is an agency that advises Americans about food.
The USDA’s website is nicely designed and easy to use.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the sentence which most likely follows this one: Bargaining is common in Cairo.
As a result, one company moved its headquarters to another city.
Since they can get low prices, tourists often visit this city.
Therefore, no one bargains in Canada.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the sentence which most likely follows this one: The company advertised their product successfully.
As a result, their sales figure increased.
For these reasons, they also advertised on the television.
One reason is to decrease the cause of advertising.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the sentence which most likely follows this one: When people are tired, they are likely to buy less.
Consequently, people typically do not buy new beds very often.
One reason is that people often need more than eight hours of sleep.
Therefore, many companies advertise on TV during the day instead of at night.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Choose the topic sentence that is most appropriate for a cause-effect paragraph.
Mr. Paulson was a motivational teacher who was born in the 1960s.
People can be motivated to save money for a variety of factors.
Powerful people often act differently than less powerful people.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Electric vehicles are faster than many people may think.Which of these is an acceptable paraphrase for this sentence?
Electric vehicles are faster than many people think.
People think that cars with gasoline energies are faster than electric vehicles.
The majority of people may not realize how fast electric cars are.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Employers should not hire people based on personal judgments, and they should not pay attention to stereotypes. How many independent clauses does this sentence have?
one
three
two
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Girls often develop language skills sooner…………..Choose the option that gives this sentence parallel structure.
than boys
than boys develop slowly
that boys
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Human body heat is cheap and readily available.Which of these could best replace the underlined words?
free and ready to use
inexpensive and easy to obtain
not expensive and simple to use
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.In a paragraph with a topic sentence about effects of an event, the supporting sentences should…
compare the event to another event.
show the reasons the event happened.
show the results of the event.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Managers need to listen to people if there is a problem.How many independent clauses does this sentence have?
one
two
zero
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the sentence with the type of paragraph it comes from: Chinese speech may sound like singing to someone who is not a native speaker.
Cause-effect
Comparison
Persuasive
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the sentence with the type of paragraph it comes from: People who want to learn to speak Spanish should study in Latin America.
Comparison
Descriptive
Persuasive
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the sentence with the type of paragraph it comes from: The bakery was filled with the scent of chocolate and the sound of noisy customers.
Cause-effect
Descriptive
Persuasive
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the topic sentence from a persuasive paragraph with the correct concluding sentence: Brainstorming with others is the best tool for solving problems.
In conclusion, experts suggest trying one of these methods to solve problems in the future.
In conclusion, you should discuss many possible solutions when there are problems.
Register for a problem-solving course in your area to learn these skills.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the topic sentence from a persuasive paragraph with the correct concluding sentence: It is helpful to be flexible when solving problems.
For this reason, avoid trying to fix other people’s problems.
In conclusion, experts suggest trying one of these methods to solve problems in the future.
People who are willing to try something new will probably have greater success.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the topic sentence from a persuasive paragraph with the correct concluding sentence: It is rarely a good idea to solve problems for other people.
For this reason, avoid trying to fix other people’s problems.
In conclusion, experts suggest trying one of these methods to solve problems in the future.
People who are willing to try something new will probably have greater success.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the topic sentence from a persuasive paragraph with the correct concluding sentence: Problem-solving workshops are a useful tool to help people learn to solve problems.
For this reason, avoid trying to fix other people’s problems
For this reason, avoid trying to fix other people’s problems
Register for a problem-solving course in your area to learn these skills.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Match the topic sentence from a persuasive paragraph with the correct concluding sentence: There are many new useful ways to solve problems.
For this reason, avoid trying to fix other people’s problems.
In conclusion, experts suggest trying one of these methods to solve problems in the future.
People who are willing to try something new will probably have greater success.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.One of the problems with fossil fuels is that they are not renewable.Which of these is an acceptable paraphrase for this sentence?
An issue with fuels like oil and coal is that they will not always available.
Fossil fuels will have to be replaced with alternative fuels because they will not be available.
One of the problems with fossil fuels is that they are not renewable.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Solar energy is an excellent alternative energy source.Which of these could best replace the underlined words?
good, but rarely available
not very feasible
very good substitute
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.The sun gives our planet heat and light.Which of these is an acceptable paraphrase for this sentence?
Our planet is warmed by the sun.
Sunlight is important to the earth for two reasons.
The earth receives both light and warmth from the sun.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.The United States receives imported oil from Canada and Mexico.Which of these is an acceptable paraphrase for this sentence?
Canada and Mexico provide oil to the United States.
Canada imports oil from the United States and Mexico.
Imported oil comes from only two countries.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Use parallel structure
in lists and comparisons.
in run-on sentences.
with multiple subjects.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What can help you rephrase an original text using your own words?
copy the statistics from the original and provide appropriate citation.
provide new examples to support your topic and add adjectives.
replace words with synonyms and change sentence structures.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What do connectors do in an essay?
link ideas
state the topic
support the topic sentence.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What does a paraphrase let writers do?
Copy someone else’s sentences
incorporate other writers’ ideas in their own writing.
plagiarize without breaking rules
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What is an opinion?
common knowledge or a general truth
one person’s belief about a topic.
something that can be proven with data.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What is one reason to include facts in an essay?
Facts help support the opinions you include.
Facts make your sentences longer.
Facts make your writing personal.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What is parallel structure?
comparing two or more things
relating sentences to the topic
using similar word patterns
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What is the most appropriate type of paragraph for this topic sentence: As a result of eating genetically modified foods, certain insects that are important to the environment may die.
cause-effect
comparison
persuasive
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.What is the purpose of a cause-effect essay?
to give readers opinion about two topics
to show results or effects
to show the order of importance of points
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which connectors show causes?
another reason is
first, second
for example, for instance
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which connectors show effects?
next, finally
one reason is, because of
therefore, consequently
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which of the following words and phrases help show causes (reasons)?
as a result, for these reasons
due to, one reason is
for this reason, consequently
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which phrase describes a complex sentence?
one or more subjects, one or more verbs, one independent clause
two or more subjects, two or more verbs, an independent clause, a dependent clause.
two or more subjects, two or more verbs, two independent clauses
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which phrase describes a compound sentence?
one or more subjects, one or more verbs, one independent clause
two or more subjects, two or more verbs, an independent clause, a dependent clause.
two or more subjects, two or more verbs, two independent clauses
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which phrase describes a simple sentence?
one or more subjects, one or more verbs, one independent clause
two or more subjects, two or more verbs, an independent clause, a dependent clause.
two or more subjects, two or more verbs, two independent clauses
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence gives a reason for some people’s lack of motivation?
Consequently, unmotivated people often do not get promoted at work.
People may be unmotivated for several reasons.
Some people are unmotivated due to suffering from depression.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence gives a result of a company paying people fair salaries?
People who are late are not respected.
The company pays people more if they work hard.
Therefore, employees are dedicated to the company.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence has parallel structure?
Adults, teenagers, and children communicate differently.
Adults, teenagers, and those who are young communicate differently.
People who are older, when people are teenagers, and children communicate differently.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence has parallel structure?
Teenage boys communicate differently talking to girls.
Teenage boys communicate differently than girls who are teens.
Teenage boys communicate differently than teenage girls.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence has parallel structure?
Teenage girls often communicate by writing notes and to send text messages.
Teenage girls often communicate through notes and sending text messages.
Teenage girls often communicate through notes and through text messages.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence is a fact?
Travis and Hans are busy.
Travis and Hans are coworkers.
Travis and Hans work well together.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence is a fact?
Travis asked Hans what was wrong.
Travis is a kind and thoughtful person.
Travis was very worried.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence is a fact?
Hans started working 50 hours a week.
Hans was not working very hard.
Hans was working too hard.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence is an opinion?
Hans has worked there five years longer than Travis.
Hans has worked there for a long time.
Hans has worked there since last summer.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence is an opinion?
Travis and Hans have fun working together.
Travis and Hans have never worked together.
Travis and Hans work together every weekend.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which sentence is true?
Plagiarism is an effective writing technique.
Plagiarism is using relevant information from outside sources.
Students who plagiarize will likely face serious consequences.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which tip can help a writer paraphrase?
Memorize the original sentence.
Never change the word order of the original sentence.
Replace words from the original sentence with synonyms.
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which word is often associated with facts used to support opinions?
belief
research
style
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Which words can help you identify sentences that need to have parallel structure?
conjunctions in lists and comparison words
objects and prepositions
subjects and verbs
Read the questions and three answers. Choose the best option A, B, or C.Write a persuasive paragraph
when you want to convince readers of an opinion.
when you want to entertain your readers.
when you want to explain exactly how something looks or feels.
Read the sentences. Choose the sentence giving a fact.
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The office building needs to be redecorated.
My boss is a fair man.
The office party was a lot of fun.
Read the sentences. Choose the sentence giving a fact.
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Humor in the workplace offends everyone.
The joke Dave told was very funny.
All the employees at the company are nice.
Read the sentences. Choose the sentence giving an opinion.
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I have two other jobs before this one.
We finish work at 5.30 p.m.
Talia has worked here for ten months.
Read the sentences. Choose the sentence giving an opinion.
check_box Seri Sander, a bank clerk, is a hard worker.
More than 100 employees attended the office party.
My boss is Mr. Williams.
The company is on two floors.
Read the supporting sentence: This may have happened because the corn had been genetically modified.Which topic sentence does it support?
check_box In one study, butterflies died after eating one kind corn.
The genetically modified vegetables grown on this farm are fresh and delicious.
People should support the development of genetically modify food.
Depending on the weather, farmers grow different crops in different parts of the world.
Read the topic sentence and concluding sentence from a cause-effect paragraph about How Students are Motivated to Succeed. Choose one supporting sentence that DOES NOT explain the main idea.Topic sentence: The teachers at Linx Language School motivate their students to succeed. Concluding sentence: In summary, the teachers at Linx Language School are very motivational.
In addition, new students also have positive feeling about continuing their studies.
For this reason, most students continue to take classes at Linx Language School.
Because the teachers often encourage students to do well in the real world, students often get better jobs when they finish school.
Students who are late are not respected.
Read the topic sentence and concluding sentence from a cause-effect paragraph about How Students are Motivated to Succeed. Choose one supporting sentence that DOES NOT explain the main idea.Topic sentence: The teachers at Linx Language School motivate their students to succeed. Concluding sentence: In summary, the teachers at Linx Language School are very motivational.
The first example of this is that almost all students pass their final exams as a result of teacher encouragement.
Finally, teachers also motivate their students to succeed outside of school.
Unmotivated students may suffer from stress or depression.
Because of the encouragement to do well in the real world, students often get better jobs when they finish school.
Read the topic sentence and concluding sentence from a cause-effect paragraph about What Motivates Children. Choose one supporting sentence that DOES NOT explain the main idea.Topic sentence: Children are motivated by many factors.Concluding sentence: In conclusion, children are not always motivated for the same reasons.
For instance, some children want to do their homework.
One reason is that many children work harder due to the promise of external rewards.
Homework completion makes them feel good at school.
Children can be motivated to save money by a variety of factors.
Read the topic sentence and concluding sentence from a cause-effect paragraph about What Motivates Children. Choose one supporting sentence that DOES NOT explain the main idea.Topic sentence: Children are motivated by many factors.Concluding sentence: In conclusion, children are not always motivated for the same reasons.
In addition, because of the fact that children are used to getting such rewards, they often expect them.
For example, children can be motivated to do chores of they receive money.
Mr. Paul is a motivational teacher who was born in the 1960s.
A final reason children are motivated is the possibility of internal rewards.
Read the topic sentence from a cause-effect paragraph about Why People are Motivated. Choose one sentence that DOES NOT support the main idea. Topic sentence: There are many reasons why people are motivated at work.
check_box Creative people often have higher salaries than people who are not creative.
For example, employees may be motivated to finish a project if it is creative.
Interesting tasks are one cause of strong motivation.
Because of the fact that people like to feel comfortable at work, employees are sometimes motivated by a friendly boss.
Read the topic sentence from a cause-effect paragraph about Why People are Motivated. Choose one sentence that DOES NOT support the main idea.Topic sentence: There are many reasons why people are motivated at work.
check_box As a result, NowTech hires only highly educated managers.
If it is possible to ask a boss question, employees may want to work harder.
A third factor that motivates people at work is positive feedback.
People want to continue to do well when they are told they are doing a good job.
Read the topic sentence: In one study, butterflies died after eating one kind corn. Choose the correct supporting sentence.
For example, corn grows well in warm climates, but lettuce grows better in cool climates.
This may have happened because the corn had been genetically modified.
The bright red tomatoes are extremely juicy, and the corn has a sweet flavor.
This food provides the best way to solve hunger problems throughout the world.
Read the topic sentences. What is the most appropriate topic sentence for a cause-effect paragraph?
check_box As a result of eating genetically modified foods, certain insects that are important to the environment die.
Genetically modified foods are tested in large labs with modern equipment.
People who do not eat genetically modified food are healthier and happier.
Genetically modified rice and genetically modified corn both have features that protect them from insects.
She wanted the same treatment so she was happy that she was treated like her coworkers.This sentence needs…
another clause
a different conjunction
a comma
a preposition
Some people think whistle-blowers are good, and I work with people from many countries. This sentence needs…
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a pronoun
a comma
a conjunction
What is a fact?
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Something one person believes.
The way a person feels about a topic.
Information many people agree with.
Which academic writing technique is used if …… you want to include someone else’s ideas in your writing by selecting the main points of the original text and keeping the overall meaning. You also include details about where the idea came from.
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All are correct.
Quotation
Paraphrase
Which academic writing technique is used if ……you want to include someone else’s idea in your writing, you put the person’s full idea in your own words by writing it in a different way. You also include details about where the idea came from.
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All are correct.
Summary
Quotation
Which academic writing technique is used if ……you want to include someone else’s idea in your writing. You use the person’s exact words, which are cited in quotation marks and you also include details about where you found the idea.
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Summary
Paraphrase
All are correct.
Which option does not match the clause below: Death rates are decreasing,….
because people are living longer.
or you think it is better today.
because of recent medical advances.
but they are not slowing down enough to stop the population explosion.
Which option is NOT a tip to help you paraphrase?
Change the order of words in a piece of writing you are paraphrasing.
Substitute synonyms for key words and phrases.
Leave out most of the details so that your writing is brief and concise.
Do not include new information.
Which option is NOT a tip to help you summarize?
check_box Substitute synonyms for key words, key phrases and all of the details.
Use synonyms and different sentence structures to avoid plagiarism.
Include the main points, but remove most of the details.
Make sure you did not change the writer’s original meaning or add new information.
Which sentence does not have parallel structure?
Both men and women in China are more likely to respond to a compliment by giving another compliment than by saying thank you.
Women who feel comfortable speaking may get the same amount of attention in the classroom as men who may be acting competitively.
Some students may get more attention in class because they raise their hands frequently, enjoy speaking in front of others, and demonstrate greater confidence.
Some women believe success at work is possible with less shy behavior, acting more confidently, and by speaking more assertively
Which sentence does not have parallel structure?
Not understanding how men and women communicate may lead to misunderstandings, miscommunication, and causing other problems.
When traveling to another country, it is helpful to understand how men and women communicate with friends, family members, and co-workers.
Both men and women in China are more likely to respond to a compliment by giving another compliment than by saying thank you.
Some students may get more attention in class because they raise their hands frequently, enjoy speaking in front of others, and demonstrate greater confidence.
Which sentence does not have parallel structure?
Women who feel comfortable speaking may get the same amount of attention in the classroom as men who may be acting competitively.
People give compliments on appearance, on possessions, on ability, or the way others behave.
Women give each other compliments to build relationships with friends, with coworkers, and with bosses.
At many colleges, few women major in engineering, computer science, or psychology.
Which sentence does not have parallel structure?
At many colleges, few women major in engineering, computer science, or earn a degree in psychology.
Some researchers believe that girls learn better at all- girls schools because the schools may help improve cooperation, focus, and self confidence
Some people do not want to be thought of as too assertive, or aggressive.
Women who feel comfortable speaking may get the same amount of attention in the classroom as men who may be acting competitively.
Which sentence does not have parallel structure?
Some researchers believe that girls learn better at all- girls schools because the schools may help improve cooperation, focus, and girls feeling good about themselves.
Getting a higher salary may be more difficult for some women than getting an advanced degree.
Women who feel comfortable speaking may get the same amount of attention in the classroom as men who may be acting competitively.
Some students may get more attention in class because they raise their hands frequently, enjoy speaking in front of others, and demonstrate greater confidence.
Which sentence does not have parallel structure?
Research shows that communication, language, and gestures are sometimes used differently by men and by women.
Men’s language is often direct, honest, and factual.
Women’s language is sometimes not as direct as men’s.
Women often use language that is indirect, that is deferential, and their language is nurturing.
Which sentence does not have parallel structure?
Jobs offering flexible schedules and to help people may be appealing to some women.
Some women believe success at work is possible by acting more confidently, and by speaking more assertively.
Men tended to compliment women more than women complimented men.
At many colleges, few women major in engineering, computer science, or psychology.
Which sentence has parallel structure?
check_box Women who feel comfortable speaking may get the same amount of attention in the classroom as men who may be acting competitively.
At many colleges, few women major in engineering, computer science, or earn a degree in psychology.
Women give each other compliments to build relationships with friends, relationships with coworkers, and with bosses.
People give compliments on appearance, on possessions, on ability, or the way others behave.
Which summary has changed the meaning of some of the original text?Original: Research shows that Americans are growing more concerned about Internet privacy. One reason is that people now understand privacy issues better. Nevertheless, while people are concerned about online privacy, only 14 percent of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Research shows that people of all ages worry about privacy. However, compared to adults, young people are less informed about privacy issues. Although they are aware of laws about privacy, the majority of adolescents do not fully understand these laws.
check_box Americans are growing more concerned about privacy on the Internet. One reason is that people now have a better understanding of privacy issues. Still, only 14 percent of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Interestingly, people are equally worried about privacy issues, regardless of age. However, the majority of adolescents do not fully understand laws regarding privacy on the Internet.
Because understanding of privacy issues on the Internet has deepened recently, Americans’ concern about these issues has increased. Although this concern is real, research reveals that very few people read privacy policies online. Furthermore, people of all ages are concerned about privacy on the Internet, but younger people tend to be less informed about the relationship between law and online privacy.
Americans are growing more concerned about privacy on the Internet. Firstly, people now have a better understanding of privacy issues. Still, only a small percentage of Internet users read websites’ privacy policies. Also, old people are not as worried about privacy issues as younger age groups. However, companies violating privacy policies will be subjected to heavy fines.
Today, Americans are more concerned about privacy when using computers than they were in the past. Because more people are accessing the Internet, more people are reading privacy policies online. Furthermore, young people tend to be less concerned about privacy on the Internet because they are less informed about the many legal issues.

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