Practice Test 2 for Vocabulary List 3a



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1. Writing essays and reports is a very important part of being a university student. However, many students say that writing essays is one of the hardest things they have to do. While it may be difficult, there are a number of things you can do to make the process easier. In this class, __________ Academic English Writing 101, we will learn how to write academic essays. But first, here is some advice for writing university essays.
One of the most important things to remember when writing essays is to write several rough __________. Many students only start writing their essay the night, or even a few hours before, the due date. However, this is not enough time to write a good essay. You need to write and rewrite your essay several times to get it perfect. During this process, you might find that you need to __________ major parts of your essay. It is only possible to change big portions of an essay if you have time! Moreover you need to write __________. You need to write your essay in the most appropriate order. Many students lose marks because of poor structure. Rewriting is also important for write a well-structured essay.
However, another important step to being able to write good essays is to read. Of course, you must read books for information. But, reading is also important for understanding how to write. By __________ yourself to good essay examples, your writing will also improve. Another important function of reading is the __________ of your vocabulary. The more you read the more words you can learn. But, reading is useful not just for increasing the number of words you know, but also for understanding how words are used in sentences.
Finally, it is always good if you can __________ with your teacher, a native speaker or even a non-native speaker who has a lot of experience of writing English essays, for some advice. Often a second person sees faults in our essays that we don’t see ourselves. So, if possible, it is a good idea to have somebody check your essay and give you advice about your writing. Best of luck with your essay writing!!!

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1. Writing essays and reports is a very important part of being a university student. However, many students say that writing essays is one of the hardest things they have to do. While it may be difficult, there are a number of things you can do to make the process easier. In this class, Fundamental Academic English Writing 101, we will learn how to write academic essays. But first, here is some advice for writing university essays.


One of the most important things to remember when writing essays is to write several rough drafts. Many students only start writing their essay the night, or even a few hours before, the due date. However, this is not enough time to write a good essay. You need to write and rewrite your essay several times to get it perfect. During this process, you might find that you need to modify major parts of your essay. It is only possible to change big portions of an essay if you have time! Moreover you need to write logically. You need to write your essay in the most appropriate order. Many students lose marks because of poor structure. Rewriting is also important for write a well-structured essay.
However, another important step to being able to write good essays is to read. Of course, you must read books for information. But, reading is also important for understanding how to write. By exposing yourself to good essay examples, your writing will also improve. Another important function of reading is the expansion of your vocabulary. The more you read the more words you can learn. But, reading is useful not just for increasing the number of words you know, but also for understanding how words are used in sentences.
Finally, it is always good if you can consult with your teacher, a native speaker or even a non-native speaker who has a lot of experience of writing English essays, for some advice. Often a second person sees faults in our essays that we don’t see ourselves. So, if possible, it is a good idea to have somebody check your essay and give you advice about your writing. Best of luck with your essay writing!!!

2.

From: sales@ourcompany.com



To: administration@yourcompany.com

Subject: New office service


To whom it may concern,
We would like to inform you of a new service that our company is offering. We are an office consultancy company. Our speciality is advising companies about staff organization issues. Our main service is to design work rosters to __________ the most efficient working environment for your company.
We understand your need for privacy, and offer a completely __________ service. We promise not to disclose your company’s private and confidential information to third parties. Moreover, it is completely up to your __________ to cancel our service at anytime. There are no contracts, so you may decide to stop using our service at anytime you prefer.
For this month only we are offering a special campaign. If you decide to use our services this month we will give you 10 consultations for the price of 6. That’s the __________ of a $500 saving. Email us today to make the most of this offer.
Kind Regards,

John Smith

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From: administration@yourcompany.com

To: sales@ourcompany.com

Subject: New office service


Dear John Smith,
Thank you for your email. Unfortunately, our company must __________ your offer at the present time. However, we are interested in receiving information about any future campaigns that your company may offer. Please contact us again.
Yours Sincerely,

K


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ris Sullivan

2.

From: sales@ourcompany.com



To: administration@yourcompany.com

Subject: New office service


To whom it may concern,
We would like to inform you of a new service that our company is offering. We are an office consultancy company. Our speciality is advising companies about staff organization issues. Our main service is to design work rosters to facilitate the most efficient working environment for your company.
We understand your need for privacy, and offer a completely discreet service. We promise not to disclose your company’s private and confidential information to third parties. Moreover, it is completely up to your discretion to cancel our service at anytime. There are no contracts, so you may decide to stop using our service at anytime you prefer.
For this month only we are offering a special campaign. If you decide to use our services this month we will give you 10 consultations for the price of 6. That’s the equivalent of a $500 saving. Email us today to make the most of this offer.
Kind Regards,

John Smith

-------------------------------------------------------------

From: administration@yourcompany.com

To: sales@ourcompany.com

Subject: New office service


Dear John Smith,
Thank you for your email. Unfortunately, our company must decline your offer at the present time. However, we are interested in receiving information about any future campaigns that your company may offer. Please contact us again.
Yours Sincerely,

Kris Sullivan
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