Divide sentence

Background

The Divide sentence item type is a perfect fit for exercises aiming to evaluate the candidates'/students' comprehension of several grammar topics.

Procedure

Proceed as follows to create a Divide sentence:

  1. Right click the folder in which you want the Divide sentence to appear.
  2. Select New item.
    Result: The screen Make new item appears.
  3. Select the item type Divide sentence.
  4. Give it a name.
  5. Click OK.
    • Open the tab Properties to add or change the metadata of this item.
    • Open the tab Content and click on the text icon to add a text field or the asset icon to add an image, sound or video , … .
  6. Enter the sentence in the text field below the Split buttons.
  7. Insert dividers.
    • Click Split on blanks to automatically insert split positions between all words in the sentence.
    • Click Split manually to manually insert dividers.
  8. Double-click the dividers that are at the correct positions.
  9. Click Save.

Editing a Divide sentence item

To insert a divider at the end of the sentence, proceed as follows:

  1. Click Split manually.
  2. Click in the last text field behind the text.
    Result: An extra split position and text field are inserted. Empty text fields are not shown to the user.
  3. Double-click the last divider.

To insert a second sentence, proceed as follows:

  1. Click Add a new line.
  2. Enter the sentence in the new text field.
  3. Repeat steps 7 and 8 from the first procedure above.

Suppose you want to change the sentence:

"I gave the keys of the house to the babysitter." into "I gave the keys of the house to the new babysitter."

proceed as follows:

  1. Click in the text field "babysitter" and add "new".
  2. Click Split manually
  3. Click between "new" and "babysitter" to insert a split position between the two words.
  4. Click Split manually again to deactivate.

Suppose you want to change the sentence:

"I gave the keys of the house to the babysitter." into "After checking her references, I gave the keys of the house to the babysitter."

proceed as follows:

  1. Click Split manually and click in the first text field before "I".
    Result: An extra text field is added before "I".
  2. Click Split manually again to deactivate.
  3. Click in the text field and enter the text.
  4. Click in the first text field.
  5. Click Split on blanks to automatically insert split positions between the words in the first text field.
  6. Double-click on the divider after "references" to mark the correct position.
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