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3. Shift in Point of View

Select True or False for each statement.

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

We are facing danger from beach erosion, and you may find your property destroyed.

   
 
End of Question 1


Question 2.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

The National Weather Service says we should make preparations so that your losses are not too great.

   
 
End of Question 2


Question 3.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

We have made changes to the roofs of our houses, and you should, too.

   
 
End of Question 3


Question 4.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

You might begin with the local disaster agency because it provides help and advice for you.

   
 
End of Question 4


Question 5.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

This last week, however, most people were not able to get service from the agency because we found that the lines at the office were too long.

   
 
End of Question 5


Question 6.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

Officials of the agency announced that we are trying to solve the problem.

   
 
End of Question 6


Question 7.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

Privately, however, officials said that they are just waiting for the problem to go away by itself.

   
 
End of Question 7


Question 8.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

I had to stand in line at the agency for two hours just to get a number so that you could be on the waiting list.

   
 
End of Question 8


Question 9.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

Those of us on the waiting list thought it would take another day before we got to speak with an official.

   
 
End of Question 9


Question 10.
The following sentence shifts point of view inappropriately.

When we finally had our meetings, however, the officials gave us their attention and shared important information with us.

   
 
End of Question 10





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