organic vs. organized?
Please look at the following question for its validity.
Answer is said to be C. I think C is the closest if there is an answer.
Their respective educational programs include intensive language instrution as well as a full schedule of everyday __________ activities.
(A) organize (B) organizing (C) organic (D) organ
1) Is C the answer?
2) Given that C is the correct answer, what kinds of activities does it refer to?
This Dictionary http://www.wordreference.com/ will help you to decide
which is the correct expression. Just enter these words in"Definitions"
and everything will be clear. :wink:
I'm sorry, Ulli, that your advice won't be helpful. I've already looked up 5 or 6 renowned dictionaries, but the question above is simply more than the meaning of a word.
Well, maybe you then enter "organic activity" in www.google.de
Is this the right way to find the solution you are searching for? I hope so. :wink:
I'm afraid that no reference materials will work to answer my question above because I have already done every look-ups that I can. My question again is to find out whether the above question is valid or not! This requires a good native teacher to analyze the context of the quoted question before giving me an answer!
Originally Posted by Ulli
Once again, you'll notice that I want a good piece of expert advice if you 'read' my question above.
Thanks for your concern, though.
Re: organic vs. organized?
I'd pick NONE OF THE ABOVE, but that's not a choice. Several theories, here:
Originally Posted by ggomad
1. "organize" should have a -d, organized, meaning, activities that are organized by the school and held each day. :D
It's an odd phrase, though, everyday organized activities. :(
2. everyday organizing activities seems like it's supposed to mean, each day you, the student, will be organizing activities. That can't be right! I'm paying tuition! Haha:(
3. organic activities? Hmm. You know, I've been teaching ESL/EFL for 18 years, for more than just a few educational institutions, and yet this is the first time I've come across the phrase 'organic activities'. Sounds like something to do with waste management, or, even better, someone is trying to mean, Nature~natural--outdoor activities.
Everyday outdoor activities is still the wrong word order, though. :(
4. organ activities. Hmm. Now that sounds like fun! If you were a medical student, that is. :(
Which would you pick? I like 1. and 3. best, but the word order is definitely off. :D
The sentence should read:
Their respective educational programs include intensive language instruction, as well as a full schedule of _____activities every day.
Many Many Thanks to you, Casiopea
You're my savior! Your clear-cut reply is just what I have wanted. You really got a load off my shoulder.
That's a bunch of idioms ;)
You are welcome, ggomad. :D
Originally Posted by ggomad
You definitely lifted a load of my shoulders.
and none of them are organized organics - sounds like a Green Prarty conventions :wink:
Originally Posted by Francois
By jvaldelv in forum Teaching English
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