2 Answers | Add Yours
The task was introduced to the child using three practice items that followed the exact same format as the test items
The first step is to remove the passive voice – “the task was…”. “The instructor introduced the practice items to the child, using the same format as the test items.” Then, to remove the ambiguity of “using,” build a subordinate clause that separates “which” from “who” -- …”introduced the practice items, which used the same format as the test items, …” So the final rewritten sentence is: The instructor introduced the practice items, which used the same format as the test items, to the child. You could also get a more active structure by: “The instructor introduced the child to the practice items…” a more logical reversal but a slightly invasive change.
The child first saw the topic through the three practice objects that were identical to the test object's format.
We’ve answered 317,544 questions. We can answer yours, too.Ask a question