Exercise 7 JOURNALISTS LANGUAGE LEARNING FOREIGN AID

Exercise 7 JOURNALISTS LANGUAGE LEARNING FOREIGN AID

Exercise 7 JOURNALISTS LANGUAGE LEARNING FOREIGN AID

Re-Order Paragraphs

1. JOURNALISTS

a) Practically speaking, however, it is about as easy to present all sides of an issue as it is to invite candidates from all political parties to a presidential debate.

b) Some perspectives ultimately are not included.

c)  Journalists try to be fair and objective by presenting all sides of a particular issue.

d) Although experts like journalists are expected to be unbiased they invariably share the system biases of the disciplines and cultures in which they work.

Answers:- dc ab

 

2. OCEANIC FLOORS

a)  Closely spaced soundings show that many parts of the oceanic floors are as rugged as mountainous regions.

b) A broad, week-defined ridge-the Mid-Atlantic ridge-runs north and south between Africa and the two Americas.

c) However, the floor at the Atlantic is becoming fairly well known as a result of special surveys since 1920.

d) Numerous other major irregularities diversify the Atlantic floor.

e) The topography of the ocean floors in none too well known, since in great areas the available sounding are hundreds or even thousands of miles apart.

Answers:- e c d b a
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3. LANGUAGE LEARNING

a) In language learning, there is a distinction between competence and performance. Competence is a state of the speaker’s mind- what he or she knows?

b) An analogy can be made to the Highway Code for driving. Drivers know the Code and have indeed ben tested on it to obtain a driving license.

c) Knowing the Highway Code is not the same as driving.

d) Separate from actual performance- what he or she does while producing or comprehending language, In other words, competence is put to use through performance.

e) In actual driving, however, the driver has to relate the Code to a continuous flow of changing circumstances, and may even break it from time to time.

Answers:- ad be c
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4. FOREIGN AID

a) At the beginning of the 1990s, foreign aid had begun to slowly improve.

b) Security by the news media shamed many developed countries into curbing their bad practices.

c) Although the system is far from perfect, it is certainly more transparent than it was when foreign aid routinely helped ruthless dictators stay in power.

d) Today’s the projects of organizations like the World Bank are meticulously inspected by watching groups.

Answers:- a b d c

 

 

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