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September 14, 2011
ENG 301
Effective Sentences

1.
A) The causes of burnout can be studied from three perspectives: (1) physiological---the roles of sleep, diet, and physical fatigue; (2) psychological---the roles of guilt, fear, jealousy, and frustration; (3) environmental---the role of the physical surroundings at home and at work.

B) There are several problems with the online registration system used at Dickerson University: * The lists of closed sections cannot be updated as often as necessary. * The students who want to register in a closed section must be assigned to a special terminal. * The computer staff is not trained to handle student problems. * The Computer Center’s own terminals cannot be used on the system. As a result, the university has to rent 15 extra terminals to handle registration. 2.

A) If we get the contract, we must be ready by June 1 with the necessary personnel and equipment to get the job done. With this in mind, a staff meeting, which all group managers are expected to attend, is scheduled for February 12.

B) Once we get the results of the stress tests on the 125-Z fiberglass mix, we will have a better idea of where we stand in terms of our time constraints. If the mix isn’t suitable, we will really have to hurry to find and test a replacement by the Phase 1 deadline.

C) Although we had a frank discussion with Backer’s legal staff, we were unable to get them to discuss specifics on what they would be looking for in an our of court settlement. However, they gave us a strong impression that they would rather settle out of court.

3.
A) I need a figure on the surrender value of the policy A4399827. Can you get me this figure by tomorrow?

B) The program obviously contains an error, as we didn’t get the results we anticipated. Please ask Paul Davis to test the program.

C) The supervisor is responsible for processing the outgoing mail, as well as maintaining and operating the equipment.

4.
A) Student enrollment numbers have seen a decrease in our training sessions.

B) Recent research has provided a basis for the new CAD system.

C) In-store demonstrations have resulted in a dramatic increase in business.

5.
A) Threats of pollution constitute the Wilson Wildlife Preserve.

B) Comparing the amount of rubber that can be scraped from the tires helps accomplish the evaluation of the gumming tendency of the four tire types.

C) The reduction of the size of the tear-gas generator is complete.

6.
A) The next two sections of the manual discuss how to analyze the data, the conclusion that can be drawn from this, and how to decide what further steps are needed before establishing a journal list.

B) With our new product line, you would not only expand your tax practices, but other accounting areas as well.

C) Sections 1 and 2 will introduce the entire system, while Sections 3 and 4 describes the automatic application and step-by-step instructions.

7.
A) You press the greeting-record button to record the greeting machine, which is stored on a microchip inside the machine.

B) The problem that has been traced to manufacturing delays has resulted in our losing four major contracts.

C) Please get in touch with Tom Harvey, who is updating the instructions.

8.
A) We have estimated over the past three years that eight hours per week are spent on this problem.

B) This program provides information that is displayed at the close of the business day on the information board.

C) A computer provides the likely actions as a printout for the Director.

9.
A) By following my instructions, your computer should provide good service for years to come.

B) To examine the chemical homogeneity of the plague sample, nine sections were cut from one plague.

C) The boats in production could be modified in time for the February debut by choosing my method.

10.
A) Well-recognized professors developed the learning...
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