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Chapter 30. Unit summary: Word choice > Independent practice activity

Independent practice activity

1: Why is word choice important?
2: List the types of words that you should use when communicating.
3: Why should you avoid redundant and slang expressions?
4: Identify the word that completes the following sentences correctly.

Everyone wants to know _____ runs this business.

  1. who

  2. whom

Roger is the director _______ the vice-president honored.

  1. who

  2. whom

That dessert has _______ calories than this one.

  1. fewer

  2. less

My boss, author of several books, writes _______.

  1. good

  2. well

I read a _______ book after work.

  1. good

  2. well

Michael is the only employee ________ works long hours.

  1. which

  2. that

  3. who

They work in the office building _________ has 45 floors and an attached parking garage.

  1. which

  2. that

  3. who

5: Rewrite the underlined phrase with the correct word.

Although I was tired, I should of gone to the meeting.

If I would have worked last weekend, I would not be behind now.

6: Correct the spelling errors in the following words.

Word Correct Word
Thier 
Freind 
Procede 
Superseed 
Resede 





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