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DOs and DON'Ts Activity 1 - Worksheet

Complete each of the following sentences using the key word given in brackets at the end of
the sentence. You must write between three and eight words including the key word. Do not
change the key word in any way.
Do
1. Read the whole text to make ______________________________ before trying to
answer questions in Parts 1, 2 and 5. (arguments)
2. Remember that the missing words in Part 1 are more
______________________________ rather than a lexical one. (grammatical)
. !ake sure that you think ______________________________ require in Part 2"
suffix, #refix, internal, more than one, singular, #lural or negati$e, change of word
class. (word)
%. &ook carefully at the kind of question you are being asked to answer in Part 5,
es#ecially ______________________________ one focus to it. (more)
5. !ake sure you transfer your answers accurately from the question
____________________________ for Parts 1, 2, and %. (sheet)
'. (ecide on one answer and a$oid ______________________________ to a question.
(alternative)
). *se the local and global context ______________________________ fills the ga#s
in #arts 1, 2, and %. (decide)
+. Re,read your summary ______________________________ you know you make.
(attention)
DON'T
1. -lter ______________________________ in Part %. (given)
2. .rite too little ______________________________ answering the summary
question. (much)
. .rite a draft of the summary ______________________________ time. (running)
%. /o#y from the texts when writing the summary or
______________________________ write 01n your own words.0 (uestion)
5. *se too many ______________________________ summary because of the word
limit. (devices)
'. &ea$e ______________________________ 2 you don0t lose marks for incorrect
answers. (unanswered)
DOs and DON'Ts Activity 1 - Answers
DO
1. Read the whole text to make sure you understand the writer0s arguments before trying to
answer questions in Parts 1, 2 and 5.
2. Remember that the missing words in Part 1 are more likely to ha$e a grammatical focus
rather than a lexical one.
. !ake sure that you think about all the changes a word may require in Part 2" suffix, #refix,
internal, more than one, singular, #lural or negati$e, change of word class.
%. &ook carefully at the kind of question you are being asked to answer in Part 5, es#ecially if
the question has more than one focus to it.
5. !ake sure you transfer your answers accurately from the question #a#er to the answer
sheet for Parts 1, 2, and %.
'. (ecide on one answer and a$oid writing alternati$e answers to a question.
). *se the local and global context to hel# you decide what fills the ga#s in #arts 1, 2, and %.
+. Re,read your summary #aying #articular attention to the errors you know you make
DON'T
1. -lter the word gi$en in Part %.
2. .rite too little or too much when answering the summary question.
. .rite a draft of the summary if you are running out of time.
%. /o#y from the texts when writing the summary or answering a question that tells you to
write 01n your own words.0
5. *se too many linking de$ices in your summary because of the word limit.
'. &ea$e any question unanswered 2 you don0t lose marks for incorrect answers.