Editing Your Writing Two
Please edit the following sentences from your current events papers.
WORD CHOICE (NOT INCORRECT, BUT ANOTHER TERM MIGHT BE PREFERABLE)
1. Students are prompted by compelling marketing, sometimes featuring well-known stars,
Why do you think people attend college or university? Use specific reasons and examples to
support your answer.
People in masses have come to understand the importance of education not long time ago. In the
past only the privileged or the ex
The reading and listening present opposing points on the benefits of team work, rather
than individual work. It has been said that working as a team can have many advantages, while
the listening part contradicts them all.
You are planning to study abroad. What do you think you will like and dislike about this
experience? Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
Next year I am planning to go to study abroad. I hope that this experience wil
Choose one of the following transportation vehicles and explain why you think it has
changed peoples lives: automobiles/bicycles/airplanes. Use specific reasons and examples
to support your answer.
The development of transportation has broug
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents are the best teachers. Use
specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Nowadays there are many researches on the importance of parents attendance in a childs life. I
Many people believe that it is very important to make large amounts of money, while
others are satisfied to earn a comfortable living. Analyze each viewpoint and take a stand.
Give specific reasons to your position.
Money has been a big issu
Many people visit museums when they travel to new places. Why do you think
people visit museums? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
In the modern world there are many museums on different spheres of lives. Some of them
Independent essay an important leader
Leaders like John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King have made important contributions
to the people of the United States. Name another world leader you think is important. Give
specific reasons for your
Some people choose friends who are different from themselves. Others, choose friends who
are similar to themselves. Compare the advantages of having friends who are different
from you with the advantages of having friends who are similar to
Nowadays, food has become easier to prepare. Has this change improved the way people
live? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
The issue of the improved way of peoples lives by the easiness of cooking is a debatable
Nowadays, food has become easier to prepare. Has this change improved the way
people live? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
With the progress of civilization food has become easier to prepare. Some people think
A company has announced that it wishes to build a large factory near your community.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this new influence on your community. Do
you support or oppose the factory? Explain your position.
It has been said, Not everything that is learned is contained in books, Compare and
contrast knowledge gained from experience with knowledge gained from books. In your
opinion, which source is more important? Why?
Simply living a life means
Is it easier to get educated now than in the past?
Studying now and in the earlier period varies greatly. Even though the whole process has
changed slightly because we still learn something new based on past experience, the inventions
You have received a gift of money. The money is enough to buy either a piece of jewelry you
like or tickets to a concert you want to attend. Which would you buy? Use specific reasons
and details to support your answer.
It is a very tough cho
Editing Your Writing
1. They meeting, which was filmed, was in one of the restaurants.
2. Bos corruption scandal among the Chinese government officials and the communist
membershas drawn great attention from the public, as it is a very typical c
The article Putin Says Proof of Chemical Arms Attack Is Not Enough to Justify U.S. Action
covers one of the most current concerns in the world, i.e. the conflict in Syria. The author has
provided Russias viewpoint based on the conversation w