Assignment 4 (Spring 2011)
English Comprehension-Eng 101
Q1. Express your views on the given topic in a paragraph form. It should comprise of 180-200 words.
“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.”
Answer: “Wear the old coat and buy the new book” is a quote written by Austin Phelps. Which means knowledge is better than appearance. we should not spend our money only on to purchase new clothes but also on to buy books. Books can give someone intelligence and wisdom which is better than looks. Appearance can take a back seat when it comes to the corporate world. Education is something everyone can relate to. Education is more important than physical appearance or talent because, majority of individuals in today society will rely on education to make a living rather than their appearance or talent. With an education you will have way more opportunities to be successful in life. So its better to spend your money on books rather then on your clothes.
2. The sentences given below belong to a well written paragraph but they are not in proper order. Rearrange the sentences into a logical order. In the blanks provided, write the number that represents each sentence’s place in the paragraph.
As blood circulates, it cleans out body waste, like the collector who cruises the neighborhood picking up trash.___3____ In return, it deposits oxygen and food in every body part, from the top of the head to the little toe. ______4_ Yet human life depends on those four quarts of blood that are pumped from the heart, flow to every cell in the body, and return to the heart to be pumped again.___2___ If you drained the blood from the body of a girl weighing about 125 pounds, you would fill little more than a gallon milk container.___1___ Although the brain is the most complex biological structure known and may simply be the bossiest part of the body___5_____...
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