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The English Lab, housed in the Administration building, consists of two adjoining rooms which contain 70 Macintosh computers and 2 laser printers. In addition to a server which allows instructors to make assignments and materials available over the Internet and to the local intranet, each computer in the lab contains a word processor, a web browser, telnet and hundreds of commercial and teacherauthored programs appropriate for students who are building their English skills. There are also 3 video stations, and a terminal to the college VAX machine which is used for record-keeping. I. English Lab A. Physical Plant 1. in Administration building 2. two adjoining rooms B. Resources 1. computers 2. video stations 1. In the above outline, which is the most important idea? a. English lab b. Computers c. Physical plant d. Resources d. Adjoining rooms

2. In the above outline, which is the more important idea? a. physical plant b. Resources c. Physical plant and resources are equal

3. In the above outline... a. you could substitute "in the Administration building" with "two adjoining rooms" b. you could flip "Resources" with "computers" c. you could flip "Resources" with "computers" d. you could exchange "Physical Plant" with "English Lab" .....and still not change the meaning of the outline. Read this passage and look at the outline: The Internet is an incalculable tool for research. It is a network of thousands of computers across the world. Researchers, students, government agencies, schools, businesses and individuals have left multigigabytes of free information on these computers, available to anyone with a computer and an Internet connection. There are thousands of "web sites", as they are called, with text, pictures, sounds, and movie clips. You can see this material by simply sending out the appropriate Internet address, and after a few moments, it appears on your screen. You can type in the address directly, or you can automatically invoke an address by tapping on an icon or an underlined "link" on the home page of a web site that you already have on your screen. Often the information can be printed or downloaded (copied) directly to your local computer and saved on your own diskette. I. The Internet A. What it is B. Web Sites 1. How to see them 2. How to save the information 4. In the above outline, which is the most important idea? a. websites b. what it is c. How to see them 5. d. How to save information e. Internet d. They are equal

In the above outline, which is the more important idea? a. how to see them b. What it is c. How to save information

6. In the above outline, you could... a. substitute "Web sites" for "The Internet" c. substitute "What it is" for "How to see them" .....and still not change the meaning of the outline. Look at this outline: I. Types of measurement A. Volume 1. Quarts 2. Pints 3. Gallons B. Length 1. Miles 2. Feet 3. Inches II. Types of money A. United States 1. Pesos 2. Cents B. Other Countries 1. Lira 2. Yen 3. Francs

b. substitute "How to see them" for "How to save the information"

7. In the above outline, which is the most important idea? a. types of money b. Types of measurement c. United states 8. 9. In the above outline, which is the more important idea? a. other countries b. Franc c. Inches In the above outline, which item is in the wrong place? a. pesos b. Yen c. Types of measurement

d. "Types of money" and "Types of measurement" are equal d. They are all equal d. pints

10. If you had to add the word "meters" to the outline, where would it go? a. as number 4 under B - "Other Countries" b. as number 4 under B - "Length" c. as number 3 under A - "United States" d. as C under II-"Types of Money" e. as new section III

Yen 3. You can type in the address directly. Look at this outline: I. as new section III . Adjoining rooms 2. available to anyone with a computer and an Internet connection.. pints c.. Researchers. In the above outline. housed in the Administration building. Physical plant d. pesos b. a. which is the more important idea? a."Other Countries" b. and a terminal to the college VAX machine which is used for record-keeping. as number 4 under B . computers 2.. Web Sites 1. or you can automatically invoke an address by tapping on an icon or an underlined "link" on the home page of a web site that you already have on your screen.. and movie clips. In addition to a server which allows instructors to make assignments and materials available over the Internet and to the local intranet. in Administration building 2. which is the more important idea? a.. physical plant b. Pesos 2. Physical Plant 1.. video stations 1. which is the most important idea? a. I. as C under II-"Types of Money" e. which item is in the wrong place? a. 9. d. United states 8. websites b. English lab b. where would it go? a. In the above outline. substitute "How to see them" for "How to save the information" 7. Feet 3. which is the most important idea? a. a. There are thousands of "web sites". Pints 3. English Lab A. you could exchange "Physical Plant" with "English Lab" . What it is c."Length" c. Yen c. with text. United States 1. two adjoining rooms B. Other Countries 1. How to save the information 4. Cents B. students. substitute "Web sites" for "The Internet" c. a web browser. "Types of money" and "Types of measurement" are equal d. telnet and hundreds of commercial and teacherauthored programs appropriate for students who are building their English skills. sounds. Length 1. Resources c. which is the most important idea? a. Inches II. it appears on your screen. as number 4 under B . You can see this material by simply sending out the appropriate Internet address. If you had to add the word "meters" to the outline. you could flip "Resources" with "computers" c.. types of money b. In the above outline. each computer in the lab contains a word processor. In the above outline. Francs b. They are equal e. Volume 1.and still not change the meaning of the outline. consists of two adjoining rooms which contain 70 Macintosh computers and 2 laser printers. Read this passage and look at the outline: The Internet is an incalculable tool for research... They are all equal d.. Internet In the above outline. schools. Resources 1. Types of measurement A. In the above outline. What it is B. Physical plant and resources are equal 3. which is the more important idea? a. substitute "What it is" for "How to see them" . as number 3 under A "United States" d. what it is c. pictures. How to save information 6. Inches In the above outline. you could flip "Resources" with "computers" d. The Internet A.. Types of money A. how to see them b. It is a network of thousands of computers across the world. Lira 2. businesses and individuals have left multigigabytes of free information on these computers. and after a few moments. Computers c.. Quarts 2. Franc d. Gallons B. How to see them 5. How to save information d. you could substitute "in the Administration building" with "two adjoining rooms" b. Types of measurement 10. Miles 2. government agencies. as they are called. How to see them 2. Resources d. Types of measurement c. In the above outline. In the above outline. Often the information can be printed or downloaded (copied) directly to your local computer and saved on your own diskette. There are also 3 video stations. other countries b. I.Answers Key Read this passage and look at the outline: The English Lab. you could.and still not change the meaning of the outline.

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