I need help with some simple English grammar questions.

Need help with my English question – I’m studying for my class.

1. Use the academic vocabulary to complete the sentences.

appreciatio; controversy; crucial; denote; diminished; eventually; format; portion; radical; widespread.

1. Mary, Queen of Scots, lived a life of ________________. She was forced to abdicate her throne and was later arrested by Queen Elizabeth I.

2. The Olympic Games have been canceled three times due to war: in 1916, 1940, and 1944. Although the Cold War did not cancel the Olympics in 1980 and 1984, it did lead to ______________ participation when some countries boycotted.


3. Experts say that good customer service is ________________ to the success of a company.

4. Due to the way the airborne disease spread, a ____________ change in the existing protocols was necessary to avoid an epidemic.

5. Many financial advisors believe that everyone needs to invest a ____________ of their money in stocks rather than leaving it all in the bank.

6. One way to teach reading is to use a read-aloud ___________. First, the teacher models by reading an excerpt aloud. Then the student reads and tries to mimic the teacher.

7. Many might be surprised that playwright Arthur Miller won more _______________ critical acclaim for The Crucible than for Death of a Salesman.

8. The author notes that social class affects success. In fact, wealthier people are eight times more likely to ________________ graduate from college.

9. Vincent van Gogh is one of the best known artists. However, he died before knowing the _______________ people would have for his paintings.

10. The ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter is approximated as 3.14159. This number is a mathematical constant that mathematicians ___________with the symbol π.

2. Error correction

Rewrite the underlined portion of the sentence that was not correct (1 point).Explain your answer (1 point).

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