Commit 4beff6c5 authored by Nicolas Pettiaux's avatar Nicolas Pettiaux

initial documents

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// EXAMPLE QUESTIONS for the GIFT import filter
// by Paul Tsuchido Shew, January 2004.
//-----------------------------------------//
// EXAMPLES FROM DESCRIPTION
//-----------------------------------------//
Who's buried in Grant's tomb?{~Grant ~Jefferson =no one}
Grant is {~buried =entombed ~living} in Grant's tomb.
Grant is buried in Grant's tomb.{FALSE}
Who's buried in Grant's tomb?{=no one =nobody}
When was Ulysses S. Grant born?{#1822:1}
//-----------------------------------------//
// EXAMPLES FROM DOCUMENTATION
//-----------------------------------------//
// ===Multiple Choice===
Who's buried in Grant's tomb?{~Grant ~Jefferson =no one}
Grant is {~buried =entombed ~living} in Grant's tomb.
The American holiday of Thanksgiving is celebrated on the {
~second
~third
=fourth
} Thursday of November.
Japanese characters originally came from what country? {
~India
=China
~Korea
~Egypt}
// ===Short Answer===
Who's buried in Grant's tomb?{=no one =nobody}
Two plus two equals {=four =4}.
// ===True-False===
Grant is buried in Grant's tomb.{F}
The sun rises in the east.{T}
// ===Numerical===
Matching Question. {
=subquestion1 -> subanswer1
=subquestion2 -> subanswer2
=subquestion3 -> subanswer3
}
Match the following countries with their corresponding capitals. {
=Canada -> Ottawa
=Italy -> Rome
=Japan -> Tokyo
=India -> New Delhi
}
// ===Numerical===
When was Ulysses S. Grant born? {#1822}
What is the value of pi (to 3 decimal places)? {#3.1415:0.0005}.
What is the value of pi (to 3 decimal places)? {#3.141..3.142}.
When was Ulysses S. Grant born? {#
=1822:0
=%50%1822:2}
// OPTIONS
// ===Line Comments===
// Subheading: Numerical questions below
What's 2 plus 2? {#4}
// ===Question Name===
::Kanji Origins::Japanese characters originally
came from what country? {=China}
::Thanksgiving Date::The American holiday of Thanksgiving is
celebrated on the {~second ~third =fourth} Thursday of November.
// ===Feedback===
What's the answer to this multiple-choice question?{
~wrong answer#feedback comment on the wrong answer
~another wrong answer#feedback comment on this wrong answer
=right answer#Very good!}
Who's buried in Grant's tomb?{
=no one#excellent answer!
=nobody#excellent answer!}
// ===Percentage Answer Weights===
Grant is buried in Grant's tomb.{FALSE#No one is buried in Grant's tomb.}
Difficult question.{~wrong answer ~%50%half credit answer =full credit answer}
::Jesus' hometown::Jesus Christ was from {
~Jerusalem#This was an important city, but the wrong answer.
~%25%Bethlehem#He was born here, but not raised here.
~%50%Galilee#You need to be more specific.
=Nazareth#Yes! That's right!}.
::Jesus' hometown:: Jesus Christ was from {
=Nazareth#Yes! That's right!
=%75%Nazereth#Right, but misspelled.
=%25%Bethlehem#He was born here, but not raised here.}
// ===Multiple Answers===
What two people are entombed in Grant's tomb? {
~No one
~%50%Grant
~%50%Grant's wife
~Grant's father }
What two people are entombed in Grant's tomb? {
~%-50%No one
~%50%Grant
~%50%Grant's wife
~%-50%Grant's father }
//-----------------------------------------//
// EXAMPLES FROM gift/format.php
//-----------------------------------------//
Who's buried in Grant's tomb?{~Grant ~Jefferson =no one}
Grant is {~buried =entombed ~living} in Grant's tomb.
Grant is buried in Grant's tomb.{FALSE}
Who's buried in Grant's tomb?{=no one =nobody}
When was Ulysses S. Grant born?{#1822:5}
Match the following countries with their corresponding
capitals.{=Canada->Ottawa =Italy->Rome =Japan->Tokyo}
//-----------------------------------------//
// MORE COMPLICATED EXAMPLES
//-----------------------------------------//
::Grant's Tomb::Grant is {
~buried#No one is buried there.
=entombed#Right answer!
~living#We hope not!
} in Grant's tomb.
Difficult multiple choice question.{
~wrong answer #comment on wrong answer
~%50%half credit answer #comment on answer
=full credit answer #well done!}
::Jesus' hometown (Short answer ex.):: Jesus Christ was from {
=Nazareth#Yes! That's right!
=%75%Nazereth#Right, but misspelled.
=%25%Bethlehem#He was born here, but not raised here.
}.
//this comment will be ignored by the filter
::Numerical example::
When was Ulysses S. Grant born? {#
=1822:0 #Correct! 100% credit
=%50%1822:2 #He was born in 1822.
You get 50% credit for being close.
}
Number Mistakes Corrections Explanations
1 I
french
monday, tuesday…
january, february… I
French
Monday, Tuesday
January, February always with a capital
always start with a capital like E
2 didn’t understood didn’t understand
3 Madame Madam in English there is no -e at the end of the word Madam
4 I am writing you for ask I am writing you to ask For + noun (or gerund) OR To + verb
5 3 persons 1 person, but 2 people
Persons (plural) is a very formal word. We only use it in
6 People who has people who have people always take a plural verb
7 A sms An sms This is an abbreviation that starts with -E
8 We must not get up in the morning take the bus we don’t have to get up early to take the bus. You mustn’t do something = it is necessary that you do no
9 I am looking forward to see you I am looking forward to seeing you The ‘to’ in look forward to is a preposition, so we must
10 Thank you for answer me fast thank you for your prompt answer / thank you in advance
11 Listen it listen to it We use to after listen before an object
12 It can helps it can help after modal verbs, we use bare infinitive
13 The device who work
The solution who will work the device which/that work for objects we always use which or that
14 Fastly fast fast is both an adjective and an adverb
15 The blinds the blind The + adjective (without a noun) to talk about groups of
16 Can not cannot
17 This technology needs a money this technology needs money money is uncountable noun
18 Programes prograMMes (British English) or
prograMS (American Engli
19 News are new is news takes a singular verb
20 We take a lot of retards We have a lot of delays to retard as a verb exists in English, but a noun a retar
21 We are been on lockdown for almost two weeks now because we have been…
22 To loose time To lose time To loose (verb) – to speak or to express emotions freely
23 Hello Sir Dear Prof. Pettiaux / Dear Mr Pettiaux please do not start your emails with ‘’hello’’ when writi
24 I suggest you to go to the doctor. I suggest that you go to the doctor.
I suggested that youWe don’t use ‘suggest + indirect object + to-infinitive’
25 Technology improves our lifes technology improves our life or
technology improves our lThe plural of life is lives
26 We must to search We must search After modal verbs we use ‘bare infinitive’
27 For stay… To stay For + noun (or gerund)
To + verb
28 This mistakes These mistakes This + singular noun
These + plural noun
29 A option An option
30 We are at home and is much better… We are at home and it is much better…
31 its important to It is important OR It’s important its is a possessive determiner
32 Nobody consume Nobody consumes Nobody + singular verb
33 We are at home and is much better… We are at home and it is much better…
34 its important to It is important or It’s important its is a possessive determiner
35 Nobody consume Nobody consumes Nobody + singular verb
36
37
38
39
40

Mistakes
Corrections
Explanations
i
french
monday, tuesday…
january, february…
I
French
Monday, Tuesday
January, February
always with a capital
always start with a capital like English, German, Spanish,…
always write with a capital letter
didn’t understood
didn’t understand
didn’t + infinitive
Madame
Madam
in English there is no -e at the end of the word Madam
I am writing you for ask
I am writing you to ask
For + noun (or gerund)
To + verb
3 persons
1 person, but 3 people
Persons (plural) is a very formal word. We only use it in rather legalistic contexts or in news reports. Use people in most ordinary contexts
People who has
people who have
people always take a plural verb
A sms
An sms
This is an abbreviation that starts with -E
We must not get up in the morning take the bus
we don’t have to get up early to take the bus.
You mustn’t do something = it is necessary that you do not do it
You don’t have to do it = you don’t need to do it, but you can if you want
I am looking forward to see you
I am looking forward to seeing you
The ‘to’ in look forward to is a preposition, so we must follow it by a noun phrase or a verb in the -ing form
Thank you for answer me fast
thank you for your prompt reply / thank you in advance
Listen it
listen to it
We use to after listen before an object
It can helps
it can help
after modal verbs, we use bare infinitive
The device who work
The solution who will work
the device which/that work
for objects we always use which or that
Fastly
fast
fast is both an adjective and an adverb
The blinds
the blind
The + adjective (without a noun) to talk about groups of people (e.g. the young, the old, the blind, the sick, the poor, the rich, the unemployed…)
Can not
cannot
This technology needs a money
this technology needs money
money is uncountable noun
Programes
programmes or
programs
News are
new is
news takes a singular verb
We take a lot of retards
We have a lot of delays
to retard as a verb exists in English, but a noun a retard means ‘a stupid or mentally slow person’
We are been on lockdown for almost two weeks now because of Covid-19
we have been…
To loose time
To lose time
To loose (verb) – to speak or to express emotions freely;
loose (adj.) – not fastened;
to lose time
Hello Sir
Dear Prof. Pettiaux / Dear Mr Pettiaux
please do not start your emails with ‘’hello’’ when writing to your professors!
I suggest you to go to the doctor.
I suggest that you go to the doctor.
I suggested that you should go to the doctor.
I suggested going to the cinema.
We don’t use ‘suggest + indirect object + to-infinitive’
Technology improves our lifes
technology improves our life or
technology improves our lives
The plural of life is lives
We must to search
We must search
After modal verbs we use ‘bare infinitive’
For stay…
To stay
For + noun (or gerund)
To + verb
This mistakes
These mistakes
This + singular noun
These + plural noun
A option
An option
We are at home and is much better…
We are at home and it is much better…
its important to
It is important
or
It’s important
its is a possessive determiner
Nobody consume
Nobody consumes
Nobody + singular verb
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