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Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

Rote learning, the process of memorizing by repetition, is how many young children learn the alphabet or the multiplication tables.

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Hint

Ignore the words between the commas and think about the connection between “Rote learning” and “many young children learn.”

Question of the Day

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2014
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Correct 3,601
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64% correct

Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

Rote learning, the process of memorizing by repetition, is how many young children learn the alphabet or the multiplication tables.

Answer Choices

Answer

Choice (A) is correct. It avoids the errors of the other options by using a main verb, “is,” to link the subject of the sentence, “Rote learning,” to a description of the ways in which this type of learning is used.