2017_1 TMA Solutions - ENG223, Advanced English Composition 1

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2017_1 TMA Solutions - ENG223, Advanced English Composition 1

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1 Identify an element that characterises the type of writing: "Proponents of the extended school day argue that because student achievement scores are so low, students need to speend more t

argumentative


2 Which of the following will be a most appropriate title?
"Proponents of the extended school day agrue that because student achievement scores are so low, students need to speend more time in sch

A Critical Examination of the Extended School day System as a Solution to Today's Educational Crisis.


3 What part of the essay do you think this has been taken from? "Proponents of the extended school day agrue that because student achievement scores are so low, students need to speend more time in school. B

Introduction


4 What kind of writing technique was used? "Proponents of the extended school day agrue that because student achievement scores are so low, students need to speend more tim

compare and contrast


5 Identify the type of writing: "Proponents of the extended school day agrue that because student achievement scores ar

Persuasive
6 Identify the type of writing: "Although man college students have some computer skills, they often lack the typing skills a

Expository


7 Identify the type of writing: "At last the rain came. It was sudden and tremendous. All the grass had been long scorched brown, and the sands felt like live coals to the feet".

Descriptiv e


8 Identify the type of writing:

Narrative


9 One of the following is not a technique in expository writing

Use of the third per son pronoun


10 One of the following topics is most appropriate for expository writing

Factors affecting the Use of En glish in Nigeria


11 Narrative and descriptive writing have one of the following in common

Imaginative


12 Expository writing differs from narrative writing in that it is ___________

explanatory


13 Persuasive writing differs from narrative writing in that persuasive writing is _________

expressive


14 Narrative writing differs from persuasive writing in that narrative writing is________

descriptive


15 One of the following is NOT a key element in narrative writing

Formulatio n


16 The use of the first person singular personal pronoun in a narrative is a _________

Technique


17 The ________ of a narrative sustains the interest of the reader.

introdu ction


18 The ________ of a narrative provides background information.

body


19 One of the following is NOT a feature of narrative essays

definiton o f terms


20 A series of related events refers to the ______

plot



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Re: 2017_1 TMA Solutions - ENG223, Advanced English Composition 1

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1 Identify the the grammatical device used for sentence connection in: John plays the piano very well. Mary does too.

structural parallelism


2 Identify the the grammatical device used for sentence connection in: The women had hoped that their husbands would be safe and well

structural parallelism


3 Identify the the grammatical device used for sentence connection in: We expected him all day but he did not show up.

conjunction


4 Identify the the grammatical device used for sentence connection in: Peter brought a book and Mary, two.

ellipsis


5 Indicate the relationship between this pair of words: good:evil

Complementary pairs


6 Indicate the relationship between this pair of words: landlord:tenant

Relational opposites


7 Indicate the relationship between this pair of words: prologue: epilogue

Antonyms


8 Indicate the relationship between this pair of words: thin: diluted

Synonyms


9 Select the correct imporved version of the following sentence: Mary and John went out. Mary and John watched a movie

Mary and John went out and watched a movie together.


10 Select the correct imporved version of the following sentence: Many young women support the tradition. Many old women support the tradition.

Many young and old women support the tradition.


11 Identify what type of collocation each of the sentences below belongs to: Stale bread

free


12 Identify what type of collocation each of the sentences below belongs to: Making a mountain out of a mole hill

fixe d


13 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: Her story, ( ) No Place like Home, has been published.

quotation marks


14 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: It was an ( ) eleven year old boy boy.

hyphe n


15 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: I do not not like her ( ) lessez affaire attitude.

italics


16 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: Please welcome the ( ) president.

capital l etters


17 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: The students ( ) Kate, Mary, John have shown us what diligence and hard work can accomplish

Brack et


18 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: It was not a lion ( ) it was a leopard

Dash


19 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: No one died in the accident ( ) only the driver sustained minor injuries

Sem i-colon


20 Select the appropriate punctuation mark indicated ( ) in this sentence: There are 12 office spaces in the building ( ) six upstairs and six downstairs

Colon
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Re: 2017_1 TMA Solutions - ENG223, Advanced English Composition 1

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1 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

I write with reference to your letter dated 12 November, 2010.


2 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

Surely, he isnt back so soon?


3 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

What an amazing coincidence! I can't believe my eyes1


4 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

I wonder if I could see the manager?


5 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

Although he confirmed the students' protest, he denied the seizure of a gun from a policeman by the students.


6 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

"I don't think your plan will work", anounced Tunde, "and I won't be a party to it".


7 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

"Have you got a pass?" asked the guard. "No I haven't. Where do I ge t a pass?" replied the visitor.


8 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

If therefore you encounter any difficulties, do not hesitate to contact me .


9 Select the the version of the sentence that is correctly punctuated

"Ben, can you hear the sound of talking drums coming from the village ?"


10 Select the most improved sentence for 'Aromire settled in Lagos and sold peppers'.

According to the legend, Aromire swam across from Iddo to Lagos, settled there and bega n growing peppers on what is today the site of the Oba’s
palace.


11 Select the most improved sentence for 'Aromire and his people survived by selling fish'.

Aromire and his people lived on the Island of Iddo by trading and fishing, the lagoon pr oviding an excellent environment for both activities.


12 Select the most improved sentence for 'Aromire lived with his people on the Island of Iddo'.

He was one of the sons of a Yoruba ruler who had moved his people to the comparative protection of the Island of Iddo.


13 Select the most improved sentence for 'There was a fisherman called Aromire

The first settler in Lagos is said to have been a fisherman calle d Aromire.


14 What is wrong with this paragraph 'There was a fisherman called Aromire. Aromire lived with his people on the Island of Iddo. Aromire and his people survived by selling fish. Aromire settled in Lagos and sold peppers'.

It lacks unity


15 The earlier _______ was passed on to the strip of water between Victoria Island and Maroko, which is known as Kuramo Waters.

name


16 However, the Portuguese later introduced the name Lagos which has ________ to this day

survived


17 The Portuguese _____ it Lago de Curamo

calle d



18 The name Eko has been ______ by a modern hotel in Lagos.

appropriated


19 The name Eko, still ________ among the local people.

survives


20 Lagos Island ______ originally named Eko.

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Re: 2017_1 TMA Solutions - ENG223, Advanced English Composition 1

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1 One of the following is a countable noun ________

industry


2 The sentence, 'Peter chased the thief when he sighted him and caught up with him' is a ______

compound complex


3 The sentence, 'Mary met her husband when she arrived at the hospital' is a __________

complex


4 The sentence, 'The muscians played their instruments and the people danced to the music' is a ___________ sentence

compound


5 The sentence, 'The muscians played their instruments' is a ___________ sentence

simple


6 The sentence, 'IK's performance was woeful' is an example of __________

Subject+ Predicator+subject complement sentence pattern


7 The sentence, 'The lecturer gave the students an assignment' is an example of __________

Subject+ Predicator+direct object+indirect object s entence pattern


8 The sentence, 'The girls attended the party' is an example of __________

Subject+ Predicator+direct object sen tence pattern


9 The sentence, 'The man cried' is an example of __________

Subject+ Predicator sentence pattern


10 ______ is an obligatory element in a typical English sentence structure

subject


11 Sour' oranges and 'rotten' eggs are examples of ______

unfixe d collocation


12 They are my kith and kin' is an example of a ________

fixed collocation


13 All things being equal' is an example of a _________

cliche


14 Revising your work helps you to check for all except one of the following________

pronunciation erro rs


15 One of the following describes the strategy of building your topic in essay writing ______

helps you develop ideas for your essay


16 One of the following describes the strategy of organising in essay writing ______

helps you structure the key points of your essay in to paragraphs


17 One of the following describes the strategy of analysing in essay writing ______

helps you break down your titlefor better understanding


18 One of the following describes the strategy of Note taking in essay writing ______

helps you remember the key points of your essay


19 The main aim of composition writing is __________

ability to use English as an effective means of communication in specific situations


20 The first stage of essay writing is ________

planning


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