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Use of Words - Starter Level Skill Check

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Spelling
Practice
Advice

1 When you word-process work, do you use a spellchecker?

a) When I word-process work ...



b) When the spellchecker suggests words instead of one which I have spelt wrongly...



c) When I use a spellchecker...


Spelling
Practice
Advice

2 Have you checked your spelling? Please complete this section both if you word-process or handwrite your work.

a) When I produce any written work...


b) For any written work ...


Using words correctly
Practice
Advice

3 Have you used words correctly?

a) Which of the following statements do you agreed with? In university written work...

b) For my subject...



Acceptable words
Practice
Advice

4 Do you use words which are acceptable in university written work?

a) In my written work at university...




b) I my written work at university...



Non-discriminatory language
Practice
Advice

5 Do you use non-discriminatory language?

In my written work...




 

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