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Editing Exercise

To give you practice in editing skills, following are three wordy, stuffy sentences that need editing. Read each sentence; then write your revision in the space below. When you finish, compare your revisions with those of the author.

  1. It has been my wish for a considerable period of time to gain entrance into the field of accounting. This is due to the fact that challenges of my intellect are what challenge me.

  2. To me it appears that Smith did not give any attention whatsoever to the suggestion that had been recommended by the consultant.

  3. In the past there were quite a large number of firms offering us competition. At this present point in time, the majority of those firms have been forced to go out of business by the hardships and difficulties of the present recessionary period of business contraction and stagnation.


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