**PARAGRAPH ONE:**

1. |
The students have signed an |
a. |
not been taught |

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Nearly all the 100 students |
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worried |

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They want the university |
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complained |

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questions on topics that were not |
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test scores |

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a lot of difficult maths that they had |
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to help them |

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he would only need |
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online petition |

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The students are |
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'simple' maths |

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they will get lower |
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in their course |

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**PARAGRAPH TWO:**

1. |
The head of the |
a. |
a new term |

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the exam was |
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in the exams |

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the level of maths |
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students had studied |

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the same as the level taught |
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department |

5. |
the questions were on topics the |
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provided |

6. |
further reading was |
f. |
carefully at the results |

7. |
there was one question that used |
g. |
fair |

8. |
it will look |
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to the students |

Students at an English university (1) ___________________ their economics exam. The students (2) ___________________ petition saying the exam questions were (3) ___________________. Nearly all the 100 students complained and signed the petition. They want the university to help them. The students say the exam had (4) ___________________ that were not in their course. They say there were questions (5) ___________________ difficult maths that they had not been taught. One student said he was told he would only need 'simple' maths. The students are worried that they will (6) ___________________ and a poorer degree.

The head of the department, professor Andy Dickerson, said the (7) ___________________. He said the level of maths in the exams was the (8) ___________________ taught to the students. Professor Dickerson also said the questions (9) ___________________ the students had studied. He said: "All questions were based on topics taught in the course and for which (10) ___________________ provided." He said there was one question that used a new term, but (11) ___________________ because the question explained the meaning of the term. The university says (12) ___________________ at the results.

StudentsatanEnglishuniversityareangryabouttheireconomicsexam.

Thestudentshavesignedanonlinepetitionsayingtheexamquestionsw

ere'impossible'toanswer.Nearlyallthe100studentscomplainedandsi

gnedthepetition.Theywanttheuniversitytohelpthem.Thestudentssa

ytheexamhadquestionsontopicsthatwerenotintheircourse.Theysayt

herewerequestionswithalotofdifficultmathsthattheyhadnotbeentau

ght.Onestudentsaidhewastoldhewouldonlyneed'simple'maths.Thes

tudentsareworriedthattheywillgetlowertestscoresandapoorerdegre

e.Theheadofthedepartment,professorAndyDickerson,saidtheexam

wasfair.Hesaidthelevelofmathsintheexamswasthesameasthelevelt

aughttothestudents.ProfessorDickersonalsosaidthequestionswereo

ntopicsthestudentshadstudied.Hesaid:"Allquestionswerebasedonto

picstaughtinthecourseandforwhichfurtherreadingwasprovided."Hes

aidtherewasonequestionthatusedanewterm,butthiswasnoproblemb

ecausethequestionexplainedthemeaningoftheterm.Theuniversitysa

ysitwilllookcarefullyattheresults.

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