Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 15:36:59 -0500
Reply-To: "Dorfman, Paul" <Paul.Dorfman@BCBSFL.COM>
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From: "Dorfman, Paul" <Paul.Dorfman@BCBSFL.COM>
Subject: Re: OT: Grammar (non-SAS)
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> The rules are very samilar to those used in TOEFL exam.
I am not sure I understand. I have taken TOEFL (along with TWE and TSE)
about ten years ago, and I recall no questions pertaining to grammatical
rules. TOEFL concentrated exclusively on the listening and reading
comprehension and, to some extent, on vocabulary. Granted, there were
questions like 'Choose the correct sentence:
1) My how in SAS to I program hole will to education, have in patch year ago
a big learnt.
2) To patch a big hole in my education, I learned how to program in SAS a
3) A year ago, a big SAS hole learned how to patch my education program.'
assuming some familiarity with the sequence of tenses - but not on a formal
Paul M. Dorfman
> > > From: Jonathan Goldberg [mailto:jonathan@MATLOCK.WUSTL.EDU]
> > >
> > > This thread has made me think that I must have had a "progressive"
> > > education. I've never heard of almost all the rules
> > >mentioned. The latest gap in my grammer is Paul D's "Sequence of
> > >Tenses." I've no idea what that is.
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