Students, before taking Qualifying Test-1
   familiarize yourself with needed vocabulary
   by completing Glossary as requested

WAAE Qualifying Test-1
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This test consists of 3 parts: Introduction, Test, Conclusion.   Introduction explains who needs
what and why?   Test consists of 61 (1+59+1) questions and prompts, fifty nine required and
two optional.   Conclusion explains how to get test score and continue with WAAE.

Learners, with at least one year of college English as a Second Language (ESL) or equivalent,
interested in pursuing WAAE must pass Qualifying Test-1 with a minimum score of 55%.
This Qualifying Test-1:
       - assesses what you know and your poteential to proceed with WAAE
       - arranges questions and prompts into groups with common topic or
          similar structure such as (0), (1-5), (6-10), (11-15), (16-24), (25-30),
          (31-36), (37-41), (42), (43), (44), (45-52), (53-57), (59), (60).

       - totals 100% when 1-59 are answered corrrectly. The remaining two are optional.
       - offers optional 20% (5+15) for complleting (0) and (60), creating own dictionaries.
       - does not compare to any other test ssuch as CAE, CATW, CPE, ESLAT, FCE, IELTS,

This is open book test with no time limit. Use of Workbook Proposal is required.   Use of any
other source is allowed with exception of asking a 3rd person to do the test for you.

We seek to evaluate your ability to   (1) recall learned information   (2) locate in WAAE and
comprehend needed information   (3) discover a relationship between pieces of information
- between words, between words and ssentences, between sentences

   (0) 0.   Extra bonus 5% complete Test-1 Glossary.   No partial credit given.
               Test-1 glossary must have over five hundred words and phrases.

(1-5) True-False, circle A or B
       1.   Distinction between passive and active knowledge is often explained by receptive and productive
                                            A. True                B. False
        2.   Texts in academic articles are not always as correct as prescribed by the rigid rules of grammar.
                                            A. True                B. False
        3.   Any learner is best served by combining extensive writing with an intellectual understanding of
               grammatical structure.
                                            A. True                B. False
        4.   WAAE can be completed in one year, doing 7 hours a week
                                            A. True                B. False
        5   Workbook spiral construction is organized with increasing complexity.
                                            A. True                B. False

(6-10) Multiple Choice, circle the correct answer
      6.   When one can start WAAE?
                      A. before December 2017
                      B. after December 2017
                      C. in January 2018
                      D. at any time
       7.   What are the parts of research paper?
                      A. general background, purpose, procedure, results, conclusion
                      B. paragraph, introduction, discussion, conclusion, references
                      C. abstract, introduction, discussion, conclusion, references
                      D. introduction, body, conclusion
       8.   What does handwriting help to remember?
                      A. words, phrases, sentences, and content
                      B. number of words and phrases
                      C. connecting words, sentences, paragraphs
                      D. descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive writing
       9.   What are graphic organizers used for?
                      A. facilitate progress from passive to active knowledge
                      B. allow learners to achieve an advanced level of writing
                      C. identify American and British English
                      D. explain grammatical structures
       10.   What is discourse?
                      A. explains distinction between receptive and productive knowledge
                      B. exposition, narration, description, argument
                      C. phrases, clauses, sentences, punctuation
                      D. explains distinction between passive and active knowledge

(11-15) Match statements (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) with ALWAYS , NEVER, SOMETIMES.
              Write A, N, or S in the blank space.
       11 ____ free access to SVOC when
       12 ____ glad to give student a credit
       13 ____ students invited to make Crossword Puzzle
       14 ____ APA, CBE, MLA, Chicago/Turabian are writing style guides
       15 ____ three tenses in academic writing: simple, compound , complex

(16-24) Fill-in-the-blank: write in a missing word(s). Leave blank if none.
      16.   writing ______ improves with each completed unit, from passive to active knowledge
       17.   as with any _______ , practice makes perfect
       18.   ________ of American academic English is measured by how well s/he can use the language
       19.   As the saying goes, one must _____ to crawl before one can walk
       20.   Handwriting, almost forgotten language _____ approach
       21.   Workbook _____ proposal is divided into six segments
       22.   future time can be expressed by modal verbs other than "will" _________ (write any you know)
       23.   meticulousness, consistency, patience, _______, and perseverance are often desirable as well
       24.   handwriting helps to remember words, phrases, ____ sentences

(25-30) Use correct tense of WRITE as requested in round brackets ( ).
              Note, sentence singular or plural subject may change form of WRITE
      25.   My teacher ________ the book. (WRITE in present tense)
       26.   Your teachers ________ the book.. (WRITE in present tense)
       27.   Her teacher ________ the book. (WRITE in past tense)
       28.   Our teachers ________ the book. (WRITE in past tense)
       29.   Your teacher _____   ______ the book. (WRITE in present perfect)
       30.   Their teachers _____   ______ the book. (WRITE in present perfect)

(31-36) Sentences in above six entries (25-30) are in active voice.
        Change the following six, 31-36, into passive voice, use verb WRITE
        Add 3 or 4 words as indicated by number of blank spaces.
      31.   The book ___   _____   _______ my teacher. ( present tense)
       32.   The book ___   _____   _______ your teacher. (present tense)
       33.   The book ___   _____   _______ her teacher. (past tense)
       34.   The book ___   _____   _______ our teacher. ( past tense)
       35.   The book ___   _____   _____   ___   your teacher. (present perfect)
       36.   The book ___   _____   _____   ___   their teacher. (present perfect)

(37-41) These are names of sentence components
              Identify components in each sentence (37-41).
              Write component to the right of each name. Leave blank if none.
      37. The teacher created her students a dictionary.
                     SUBJECT _____________________
                     PREDICATE ___________________
                     DIRECT OBJECT ________________
                     INDIRECT OBJECT _______________
       38. Our college teacher knows grammatical differences between American and British English.    
                     SUBJECT _____________________
                     PREDICATE ___________________
                     DIRECT OBJECT ________________
                     INDIRECT OBJECT _______________
       39. Their library requested for the Writing Center subscription to Academic Exchange Quarterly.
                     SUBJECT _____________________
                     PREDICATE ___________________
                     DIRECT OBJECT ________________
                     INDIRECT OBJECT _______________
       40. Did the notebook just fall of the desk?
                     SUBJECT _____________________
                     PREDICATE ___________________
                     DIRECT OBJECT ________________
                     INDIRECT OBJECT _______________
       41. Tell him to stop using British English.
                     SUBJECT _____________________
                     PREDICATE ___________________
                     DIRECT OBJECT ________________
                     INDIRECT OBJECT _______________

(42) 42. A proper sentence must have one or more of the following (A, B, C, D, E).
              Circle all correct one.
                          A.   begin with a capitalized letter
                          B.   end with a period
                          C.   have a subject
                          D.   have a predicate
                          E.   have at least one independent clause

(43) 43. Here are four classes of sentence:
              (1) simple, (2) compound, (3) complex, and (4) compound-complex.
              Assign 1, 2, 3, 4 to identify each sentence.
    ___   Anna spent the last holiday reviewing two manuscripts.
     ___   If Anna does not want us to know it, we need to understand her.
     ___   Anna spent the last holiday reviewing two manuscripts, but she does not like to talk about it.
     ___   When request to review two submissions came a day before her birthday,
              Anna was unwilling to do it, and decided to refuse it.

(44) 44. Here are four sentence types (purposes):
              (1) declarative, (2) imperative, (3) interrogative, (4) exclamatory.
              Assign 1, 2, 3, 4 to match purpose and description.
    __   makes a statement or provides information
     __   issues a request or gives a command
     __   has emotional response, surprise
     __   asks a question

(45-52) Here are seven acronyms of seven common sentence patterns:
                     SV   = Subject + Verb
                     SVD   = Subject + [Verb + Direct Object]
                     SVS   = Subject + [Verb + Subject Complement]
                     SVID   = Subject + [Verb + Indirect Object + Direct Object]
                     SVDO   = Subject + [Verb + Direct Object + Object Complement]
                     IV   = [Implied Subject] + Verb
                     VS   = [Verb] + Subject

             Identify pattern for each sentence (45-52)
             use acronyms (SV, SVD,SVS,SVID,SVDO,IV, VS)
             One acronym can be used more than once.
      45. ___ Input received.
       46. ___ WAAE facilitates progress.
       47. ___ Report me.
       48. ___ There were more applicants for WAAE than we expected.
       49. ___ Whether John subscribes to AEQ is his decision to make.
       50. ___ Author seemed distressed.
       51. ___ The dean offered the new candidate a full-time position
       52. ___ The college president awarded the annual scholarship for ESL to a new student.

(53-57) Here are four tenses: 1- simple present, 2- simple past, 3- simple future,
              4-present perfect.   Assign 1, 2, 3, 4 to identify each sentence (53-57).
       53 ___ AEQ started publishing in 1997.
       54 ___ AEQ publishes double-blind-peer-reviewed articles.
       55 ___ AEQ will be 21 years old in 2018.
       56 ___ Have you published your article in AEQ?
       57 ___ I have not finished writing my article yet.

(58) 58. Can you read a diagram? Write out the sentence.



(59) 59. Describe yourself in 5 sentences, simple and/or compound.
              You can use some or all of the following words or phrases in any order.
                   I live in __________________________
                   My name is ________ I speak and write __________
                   Now, I ( study, work) ________ Career plans ________
                   Write an article about ________
                   My library subscribes to Academic Exchange Quarterly
                   My library does not subscribe to Academic Exchange Quarterly
                   My library will subscribe to Academic Exchange Quarterly

              Then, finish your writing by completing this sentence.
                  It took me __________________ to complete this test
              Select one:     about 3 hours,     about one day,     about one week

(60) 60. Extra bonus 15% create WAAE glossary,   same procedure as for Test-1 glossary.
              No partial credit given. WAAE glossary must have over two thousand words and phrases.


Qualifying Test-1 score is available to learners "with ID# verifying eligibility."
Read Extra in "Workbook Proposal."

Send completed test with ID# in one of two ways:
1 -- postal mail, paper copy to: Academic Exchange Quarterly - WAAE
                                                  POB 131, Stuyvesant Falls, NY 12174 USA
2 -- email to: with one, two or three attachments
       DOC file: (1) 100% test 1-59   (2) 5% extra bonus, Test-1 glossary   (3) 15% extra bonus, WAAE glossary .

We will send it within five days upon receiving your request.

A free access to WAAE is available when your local library (school or public) has an annual
subscription to Academic Exchange Quarterly, AEQ.   Otherwise, consider subscribing to
WAAE on your own for as little as $67 a year, WAAE in PDF format

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