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# Task-1

# Let's Learn from Others' Mistakes

# Common Errors

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Source: Mr Karan MT 30

Original Text

"The provided pie charts depict the number of journal articles read per week by all students, PhD students, and junior lectures at an Australian University."

## Corrected

Corrected version:

"The provided pie charts depict the number of journal articles read per week by all students, PhD students, and junior lecturers at an Australian university."

Explanation:

The error in this sentence is the use of "lectures" instead of "lecturers," which is the correct term for academic staff members. Additionally, "university" should be written in lowercase as it is not a proper noun in this context.

## Improved

Improved version:

"The provided pie charts offer a comprehensive visual representation of the weekly reading habits of students, categorised into three distinct groups: all students, PhD candidates, and junior lecturers at an Australian university."

2

Original Text

"In general, it is evident that 67 percent of all students read 1 to 5 journal articles, while just above the one-tenth of all student read 12 plus journal articles per week."

## Corrected

Corrected version:

"In general, it is evident that 67 percent of all students read 1 to 5 journal articles, while just over one-tenth of all students read 12 or more journal articles per week."

Explanation:

The error here is in the phrase "the one-tenth of all student." It should be "one-tenth of all students." Additionally, "12 plus" should be corrected to "12 or more."

## Improved

Improved version:

"In a general overview, it becomes apparent that approximately two-thirds of all students engage in a weekly reading routine of 1 to 5 journal articles, while slightly over one-tenth of the entire student population delves into the realm of 12 or more journal articles per week."

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Original Text

"In addition, one fifth of all students read 6 to 11 journals articles per week."

## Corrected

Corrected version:

"In addition, one-fifth of all students read 6 to 11 journal articles per week."

Explanation:

The correction involves adding a hyphen to "one-fifth" to make it a compound adjective. Additionally, it should be "journal articles" (plural) instead of "journals articles."

## Improved

Improved version:

"Additionally, one-fifth of all students allocate their weekly reading time to peruse 6 to 11 journal articles."

4

Original Text

"A thorough analysis of the figures reveals that highest number of PhD adolescents read 12plus articles (80%), whereas under one-quarter of junior lectures read 12 plus articles."

## Corrected

Corrected version:

"A thorough analysis of the figures reveals that the highest number of PhD students read 12 or more articles (80%), whereas fewer than one-quarter of junior lecturers read 12 or more articles."

Explanation:

The error here is using "adolescents" instead of "students" for PhD students. Additionally, "12plus" should be corrected to "12 or more." "Junior lectures" should be "junior lecturers," and "under" should be replaced with "fewer than" for clarity.

## Improved

Improved version:

"A meticulous analysis of the data exposes a striking contrast between the reading patterns of PhD students, where a significant 80% consume 12 or more articles weekly, and junior lecturers, of whom fewer than a quarter exhibit a comparable level of scholarly engagement."

5

Original Text

"Notably, three-quarter of total junior lectures read 6 to 11 articles per week, and a small proportion of juniors instructors read 1 to 5 articles."

## Corrected

Corrected version:

"Notably, three-quarters of total junior lecturers read 6 to 11 articles per week, and a small proportion of junior instructors read 1 to 5 articles.".

Explanation:

The correction involves changing "three-quarter" to "three-quarters" to indicate a plural fraction correctly. "Junior lectures" should be "junior lecturers," and "juniors instructors" should be "junior instructors."

## Improved

Improved version:

"Noteworthy is the fact that three-quarters of all junior lecturers dedicate their reading time to exploring 6 to 11 articles per week, while a mere fraction of junior instructors focus their attention on 1 to 5 articles."

6

Original Text

"Turning to PhD pupils, 15% of PhD students read 6 to 11 articles and 1 to 5 articles ready by 5 percent of PhD adolescents."

## Corrected

Corrected version:

"Turning to PhD students, 15% of PhD students read 6 to 11 articles, and 5 percent of PhD students read 1 to 5 articles."

Explanation:

"Turning to PhD students, 15% of PhD students read 6 to 11 articles, and 5 percent of PhD students read 1 to 5 articles."

## Improved

Improved version:

"Shifting our focus to the realm of PhD students, it is revealed that 15% among them dedicate their valuable time to digesting 6 to 11 articles, while a modest 5% of PhD candidates opt for the lighter reading load of 1 to 5 articles."

7

Original Text

"To sum up, the figures offer a comprehensive overview of the adolescents who read journal articles in three distinct categories. Highest proportion of all students read 1 to 5 articles. PhD adolescents and junior educators who read 1 to 5 articles are a very small proportion. These findings shed light on the proportion of students who read journal articles per week."

## Corrected

Corrected version:

"To sum up, the figures offer a comprehensive overview of the students who read journal articles in three distinct categories. The highest proportion of all students reads 1 to 5 articles. PhD students and junior educators who read 1 to 5 articles constitute a very small proportion. These findings shed light on the proportion of students who read journal articles per week."

Explanation:

The corrections include changing "adolescents" to "students" for consistency and using "reads" instead of "read" to agree with the singular subject "proportion" in the second sentence. The third sentence combines "PhD adolescents" and "junior educators" into "PhD students" for clarity and conciseness.

## Improved

Improved version:

"To summarise, the figures provide a comprehensive insight into the reading preferences of students across three distinct categories. The dominant trend is the preference for reading 1 to 5 articles weekly among all students. PhD students and junior educators who gravitate towards the 1 to 5 articles category constitute a relatively minor fraction. These findings illuminate the nuanced landscape of students' weekly reading habits."

Source: Mr Karan 18-09-23 MT 30

Original Text!

The provided pie charts depict the number of journal articles read per week by all students, PhD students, and junior lectures at an Australian University.

In general, it is evident that 67 percent of all students read 1 to 5 journal articles, while just above the one-tenth of all student read 12 plus journal articles per week. In addition, one fifth of all students read 6 to 11 journals articles per week.

A thorough analysis of the figures reveals that highest number of PhD adolescents read 12plus articles (80%), whereas under one-quarter of junior lectures read 12 plus articles. Notably, three-quarter of total junior lectures read 6 to 11 articles per week, and a small proportion of juniors instructors read 1 to 5 articles.

Turning to PhD pupils, 15% of PhD students read 6 to 11 articles and 1 to 5 articles ready by 5 percent of PhD adolescents.

To sum up, the figures offer a comprehensive overview of the adolescents who read journal articles in three distinct categories. Highest proportion of all students read 1 to 5 articles. PhD adolescents and junior educators who read 1 to 5 articles are a very small proportion. These findings shed light on the proportion of students who read journal articles per week.

Corrected!

The provided pie charts illustrate the number of journal articles read per week by all students, PhD students, and junior lecturers at an Australian university.

In general, it is evident that 67 percent of all students read 1 to 5 journal articles, while just over one-tenth of all students read 12 or more journal articles per week. In addition, one-fifth of all students read 6 to 11 journal articles per week.

A thorough analysis of the figures reveals that the highest number of PhD students read 12 or more articles (80%), whereas fewer than one-quarter of junior lecturers read 12 or more articles. Notably, three-quarters of all junior lecturers read 6 to 11 articles per week, and a small proportion of junior instructors read 1 to 5 articles.

Turning to PhD students, 15% of them read 6 to 11 articles, while 1 to 5 articles are read by 5 percent of PhD students.

In summary, the figures provide a comprehensive overview of the students who read journal articles in three distinct categories. The highest proportion of all students reads 1 to 5 articles. PhD students and junior educators who read 1 to 5 articles constitute a very small proportion. These findings shed light on the proportion of students who read journal articles per week.

IMPROVED VERSION

The provided visual aids, in the form of pie charts, provide a comprehensive depiction of the weekly reading habits of university students in Australia. The data is separated into three categories: all students, PhD candidates, and junior lecturers.

The majority of students, constituting roughly two-thirds of the student population, engage in a weekly reading regimen consisting of one to five journal articles, according to a broad overview. In contrast, a smaller percentage, slightly more than one-tenth, devotes their time to the intensive study of 12 or more journal articles per week. Additionally, approximately one-fifth of all students devote their weekly reading time to exploring six to eleven journal articles.

The data reveals a striking contrast between the reading patterns of PhD candidates and junior of lecturers. A remarkable 80 percent of PhD students embrace the rigour of reading at least 12 articles per week, demonstrating their dedication to academic literature. In contrast, less than one-fourth of junior lecturers engage in the same level of scholarly rigour, opting for a lighter workload of 12 or more articles.

Notably, three-quarters of junior lecturers devote their reading time to exploring the realm of six to eleven articles per week, indicating a balanced commitment to scholarly work. In contrast, a minority of junior instructors fall into this category, with the vast majority focusing their reading habits on one to five articles. 15% of PhD students engage in a weekly reading regimen of six to eleven articles, according to the available data. In contrast, only 5% of PhD candidates opt for the lighter reading load of 1 to 5 articles per week.

In summation, these figures provide an in-depth look at the diverse reading preferences exhibited by students across the three categories. The prevalent preference among students is to read one to five articles per week. While a significant proportion of PhD students demonstrate an unwavering commitment to extensive reading, junior educators tend to engage with scholarly material in a more balanced manner. These findings shed light on the complex landscape of academic students' weekly reading habits.

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