[Grammar] Correct grammar "Test computer skills"?

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Test: Computer skills
Answer following questions by checking off the box “A” or “B”, or writing the answers down. Both answers can be correct. You don’t need to write down your name, because I want it to be anonymous. If there any questions, don’t be scared to ask me.

  1. How old are you?




  1. Have you played with a computer? (If your answer is yes, please continue answering a and b. If your answer is no please go to question 3.)
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. How often do you play with computers?



  1. What are you doing on the computer?




  1. How do you do to start the computer?
A: By pressing the
0clip_image002.png
-button.
B: By pressing the esc-button.

  1. What is a computer touchpad or mouse?
☐ A: A mouse trained to use a computer.
☐ B: A device used to point and click.

  1. What are computer programs?
☐ A: Programs we use on our computer to do many different things.
☐ B: Courses that teach people how to use computers.

  1. What is a website?
☐ A: A specific location on a spider's web.
☐ B: A location on the internet.

  1. What is software/application?
☐ A: Programs used on a computer.
☐ B: Programs only used by advanced computer professionals.

  1. What is Downloading?
☐ A: Sending a file on your computer to a friend.
☐ B: Saving a file from the internet to your computer.

  1. When talking about computers, what is the "Desktop"?
☐ A: A special computer desk with an anti-static top.
☐ B: The main screen you see after the computer starts up.

  1. Why do we need computers?
☐ A: For many different reasons. They make things like homework and accessing information easier.
☐ B: Because everyone is supposed to have one.

  1. What is a computer virus?
☐ A: Something that can alter and erase computer files making the computer act weird until fixed.
☐ B: A sickness that is transferred from humans to computers.

  1. How do you open a folder?
☐ A: By right-clicking the folder and then select “open”.
☐ B: B double-clicking the folder.

  1. Have you used or do you know how to create a text document?
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. Do you know how to email?
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. Do you know how to use Skype?
☐ Yes ☐ No
THE FINAL QUESTION:

  1. What do you want to learn?
 

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re: Correct grammar "Test computer skills"?

And?... I suggest you consider the final question. ;-)

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re: Correct grammar "Test computer skills"?

I'm having a little trouble with #1.
 

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re: Correct grammar "Test computer skills"?

What should I consider about?
Because in the word doc. there are some lines that the students can write down what they want to learn. :)
 

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What do you mean?
 

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re: Correct grammar "Test computer skills"?

What is your actual question? The title suggested to me that you only wanted to know if "Test: Computer Skills" was grammatically correct. It is.

The problem with question #1 is that every single question in the list appears be numbered 1.
 

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This is a school project. My project is to see the differences in computer skills between different countries. And this is the test that I've done and whom I will let the students do.

My question is, is the whole sheet/test (all the questions) grammatically correct?
 

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Test: Computer skills
Answer the following questions by checking [STRIKE]off the[/STRIKE] box “A” or “B”, or writing the answers down. Both answers can be correct. You don’t need to [STRIKE]write down[/STRIKE] give your name because I want it to be anonymous. If there any questions, don’t [STRIKE]be scared[/STRIKE] hesitate to ask me.


  1. How old are you?


  1. Have you [STRIKE]played with[/STRIKE] used a computer? (If your answer is yes, please continue answering a and b (a and b are missing and there is no question 3). If your answer is no please go to question 3.)
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. How often do you [STRIKE]play with[/STRIKE] use computers?



  1. What [STRIKE]are you doing[/STRIKE] do you do on [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] a computer?




  1. How do you [STRIKE]do to[/STRIKE] start (or boot up) the computer?
A: By pressing the
0clip_image002.png
-button. (I assume this will be an image, not a string of code)
B: By pressing the [STRIKE]esc[/STRIKE] ESC button.


  1. What is a computer touchpad or mouse?
☐ A: A mouse trained to use a computer.
☐ B: A device used to point and click.

  1. What are computer programs?
☐ A: Programs we use on our computer to do many different things.
☐ B: Courses that teach people how to use computers.

  1. What is a website?
☐ A: A specific location on a spider's web.
☐ B: A location on the internet.

  1. What is software/application?
☐ A: Programs used on a computer.
☐ B: Programs only used by advanced computer professionals.

  1. What [STRIKE]is[/STRIKE] Does "downloading" mean?
☐ A: Sending a file on your computer to a friend.
☐ B: Saving a file from the internet to your computer.

  1. When talking about computers, what is the "Desktop"?
☐ A: A special computer desk with an anti-static top.
☐ B: The main screen you see after the computer starts up.

  1. Why do we need computers?
☐ A: For many different reasons. For example, they make things like homework and accessing information easier.
☐ B: Because everyone is supposed to have one.

  1. What is a computer virus?
☐ A: Something that can alter and erase computer files making the computer act weird until fixed.
☐ B: A sickness that is transferred from humans to computers.

  1. How do you open a folder?
☐ A: By right-clicking the folder and then selectingOpen”.
☐ B: B double-clicking the folder.

  1. Have you used or do you know how to create a text document?
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. Do you know how to email?
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. Do you know how to use Skype?
☐ Yes ☐ No
THE FINAL QUESTION:

  1. What do you want to learn?

See my amendments above in red.
 

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re: Correct grammar "Test computer skills"?

Test: Computer skills
Answer the following questions by checking [STRIKE]off the[/STRIKE] box “A” or “B”, or writing the answers down. Both answers [STRIKE]can[/STRIKE] might be correct. You don’t need to [STRIKE]write down[/STRIKE] give your name because I want it to be anonymous. If there any questions, don’t [STRIKE]be scared[/STRIKE] hesitate to ask me.


  1. How old are you?


  1. Have you [STRIKE]played with[/STRIKE] used a computer? (If your answer is yes, please continue answering a and b (a and b are missing and there is no question 3). If your answer is no please go to question 3.)
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. How often do you [STRIKE]play with[/STRIKE] use computers?



  1. What [STRIKE]are you doing[/STRIKE] do you do on [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] a computer?




  1. How do you [STRIKE]do to[/STRIKE] start (or boot up) the computer?
A: By pressing the
0clip_image002.png
-button. (I assume this will be an image, not a string of code)
B: By pressing the [STRIKE]esc[/STRIKE] ESC button.


  1. What is a computer touchpad or mouse?
☐ A: A mouse trained to use a computer.
☐ B: A device used to point and click.

  1. What are computer programs?
☐ A: Programs we use on our computer to do many different things.
☐ B: Courses that teach people how to use computers.

  1. What is a website?
☐ A: A specific location on a spider's web.
☐ B: A location on the internet.

  1. What is software/application?
☐ A: Programs used on a computer.
☐ B: Programs only used by advanced computer professionals.

  1. What [STRIKE]is[/STRIKE] Does "downloading" mean?
☐ A: Sending a file on your computer to a friend.
☐ B: Saving a file from the internet to your computer.

  1. When talking about computers, what is the "Desktop"?
☐ A: A special computer desk with an anti-static top.
☐ B: The main screen you see after the computer starts up.

  1. Why do we need computers?
☐ A: For many different reasons. For example, they make things like homework and accessing information easier.
☐ B: Because everyone is supposed to have one.

  1. What is a computer virus?
☐ A: Something that can alter and erase computer files making the computer act weird until fixed.
☐ B: A sickness that is transferred from humans to computers.

  1. How do you open a folder?
☐ A: By right-clicking the folder and then selectingOpen”.
☐ B: B double-clicking the folder.

  1. Have you used or do you know how to create a text document?
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. Do you know how to email?
☐ Yes ☐ No

  1. Do you know how to use Skype?
☐ Yes ☐ No
THE FINAL QUESTION:

  1. What do you want to learn?

See my amendments above in red.
 

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TACK SÅ HEMSKT MYCKET! :D
 

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This is a school project. My project is to see the differences in computer skills between different countries. And this is the test that I've done and whom I will let the students do.

My question is, is the whole sheet/test (all the questions) grammatically correct?
Aha - if only you'd said that in the first place. ;-)

One simple slip that Ems missed:
If there ARE any questions, don’t hesitate to ask me.

Also, I think 'acts weird' is a bit too informal. I'd say 'behaves weirdly'.

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TACK SÅ HEMSKT MYCKET! :D

If you wish to post in a language other than English, please do so in the "Other Languages" section. These threads should all be in English. Thank you.
 

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:up: (My guess would be 'Thank you very much'.)

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:up: (My guess would be 'Thank you very much'.)

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Mine too, but that would have been easy enough to say in English! :)

I found "acts weirdly" a little unnatural too and was going to say that a computer can't "act" in any way. However, I would have changed it to "behaved" and realised that exactly the same argument could have been made about that word. Consequently, I left it even though I didn't like it.
 

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To both of you!

THANKS A LOT :D
I'm so sorry that I wrote in my own language, I think I was kind of disattracted.
 

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To both of you!

THANKS A LOT :D
I'm so sorry that I wrote in my own language, I think I was kind of disattracted.

Distracted, not disattracted.
 

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Although I quite like 'disattracted' :) It makes a kind of sense. The speaker's attention was attracted towards something else.

(Thinking about 'distracted', I realize that originally it was a metaphor. The root is the same as that of an old printer's 'tractor-feed' - or, more simply, a 'tractor' [the sort that pulls things on farms]. Your attention is pulled away. Still, times-a-wastin'...)

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