Directions

Please wait for status line to show "question loading done" before pressing the "Start" button.   Further directions can be found below the applet.

Directions:

1. Press the "Start" button. You will see a question, a number of words, two blank lines at the bottom of the screen, and some pushbuttons. You will also see some informational fields, some of which are not yet functional.

2. Use the mouse to "drag" words to answer the question. You can drag words by moving the mouse cursor onto it, then pressing the mouse button, and while holding it down, move the mouse. The word will follow. Stop dragging by releasing the mouse button.   Drag the words that form your answer to a position underneath the first line.

3. When you have formed your answer, press the "Judge" button. After a second or two, you will see symbols display underneath each word (under the second black line). These symbols tell you if your answer is right or not, and if it is not right, they give you some clues about how to correct it. The symbols are:

                 a "*" indicates that this word is correct and is in the correct position.
                 a "S" indicates that the word here is wrong. A different word should be Substituted.
                 a "D" indicates an extra word. This word should be Deleted. Do this by dragging it above the
                     first line.

Note that the symbols are hints as to how to fix your answer - they may not tell you the most direct way to fix it. These hints work best when your answer is almost right. They may not be useful if your answer has multiple errors or is just nonsense.

4. You can move to the "Next" or "Previous" question at any time when the corresponding button is not grayed by clicking on the button. You will not be notified when there are no more questions - but the "Next" button will be grayed. "Next" is grayed until the questions are loaded. (Note that a "grayed" button is disabled.)


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