ENG001 Assignment 1 Solution
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Elementary English (Eng001)
 
Fall 2017
Assignment No. 1
Total Marks: 20
Lectures: 1-6
 
Q1. The main idea is the central or the most important idea in a paragraph or a passage. It states the purpose and sets the direction of the paragraph or passage. Each paragraph is followed by four statements. Read the given paragraphs carefully, and select the statement that best expresses the main idea.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (5*2=10 Marks)
1.[font=Times New Roman]      [/font]Write in a way that draws the reader's attention to the sense and substance of the writing, rather than to the mood and temper of the author. If the writing is solid and good, the mood and temper of the writer will eventually be revealed and not at the expense of the work. Therefore, the first piece of advice is: to achieve style, begin by affecting none — that is, place yourself in the background. A careful and honest writer does not need to worry about style.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]The reader's attention to the sense and substance of the writing.
(b)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]The mood and temper of the author.
©[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]Place yourself in the background.
(d)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]The purpose of writing, as well as its principal reward.
 
2.[font=Times New Roman]      [/font]Write in a way that comes easily and naturally to you, using words and phrases that come readily to hand. But do not assume that because you have acted naturally your product is without flaw. The use of language begins with imitation. The infant imitates the sounds made by their parents; the child imitates first the spoken language, then the stuff of books. The imitative life continues long after the writer feels secure in the language, for it is almost impossible to avoid imitating what one admires.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]The use of language begins with imitation.
(b)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]Write in a way that comes easily and naturally to you.
©[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]When you write in a way that comes naturally, you will echo the halloos that bear repeating.
(d)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]The imitative life continues long after the writer feels secure in the language, for it is almost impossible to avoid imitating what one admires.
 
3.[font=Times New Roman]      [/font]Before beginning to compose something, gauge the nature and extent of the enterprise and work from a suitable design. Design informs even the simplest structure, whether of brick and steel or of prose. You raise a pup tent from one sort of vision, a cathedral from another. This does not mean that you must sit with a blueprint always in front of you rather merely which you better anticipate what you are getting into.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]The nature and extent of the enterprise and work from a suitable design.
(b)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]Design informs even the simplest structure, whether of brick and steel or of prose.
©[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]You better anticipate what you are getting into.
(d)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]You raise a pup tent from one sort of vision, a cathedral from another.
 
4.[font=Times New Roman]      [/font]Again, when we feel fear of the dog, we learn to avoid similar situations. Finally, emotions help regulate social interaction. Our observation of other people’s emotional states determines how we respond to them. For example, if we notice that another person is experiencing fear, we may be moved to comfort and reassure him.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]Our emotional states determine how we respond to them.
(b)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]We learn from different situations.
©[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]We get afraid because of fearful emotional states.
(d)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]Our emotions help us regulate social interaction.
 
5.[font=Times New Roman]      [/font]Ever since we heard of the birth of Alexandra, the Mongol baby whose parents wanted her to die, I have hovered between thinking they were right and believing they were wrong. There are many people in this most public of private grief that have apparently found it possible to make up their minds. I wish I found it as easy.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]The emotions of public about Mongol babies.
(b)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]The birth story of Alexandra.
©[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]The fate of Mongol babies.
(d)[font=Times New Roman]   [/font]Public of private grief.
 
 
Q2. Choose the correct option keeping in mind the correct usage of grammatical principles.                                                                                                                   (5*2=10 Marks)
(i)[font=Times New Roman]                 [/font]In a series of three or more terms with a single conjunction, use a _____ Comma __________ after each term except the last.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]Mark of exclamation               (b)  Comma                 ©  Colon        (d)  Period
(ii)[font=Times New Roman]               [/font]Use a ­_____ Colon __________ after an independent clause to introduce a list of particulars, an appositive, amplification, or an illustrative quotation.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]Semicolon       (b)  Parenthesis            ©  Dash          (d)  Colon
(iii)[font=Times New Roman]             [/font] Use a _____ Dash __________to set off an abrupt break or interruption and to announce a long appositive or summary.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]Comma            (b)  Dash                     ©  Semicolon             (d)  question mark
(iv)[font=Times New Roman]             [/font] The number of the subject determines the number of the __ Verb _____________.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]Verb    (b)  Adjective  ©  Adverb      (d)  Objects
(v)[font=Times New Roman]               [/font]A participial phrase at the beginning of a sentence must refer to the grammatical ­­­­­­___ Subject ____________.
(a)[font=Times New Roman]    [/font]Object             (b)  Verb                      ©  Gerund                  (d)  Subject
 
 
 
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Anybody here?
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(11-07-2017, 08:57 AM)RizZ khan Wrote: Anybody here?

Yes RizZ khan?
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thanks for assignment Smile
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(11-08-2017, 05:21 AM)RizZ khan Wrote: thanks for assignment Smile

You're welcome.
  


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