SAT Writing and Language Drill 8.7 Effective Language Use

All right Shmoopers this is question 7/11 - the conveniece question. Get it? Like the 7-Eleven convenience store. While we crack ourselves up, watch this SAT Writing video on The Treasury's Beginnings.

Effective Language UseStyle and Tone
Expression of IdeasEffective Language Use
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Transcript

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newborn recently i po'd republic was able to get money

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from other places as a sovereign nation so they borrowed

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money from the french based that's It that's killing us

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So let's think about this This essay is a fairly

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formal with its language and specific with its details The

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phrase that most closely matches the tone of the rest

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of the essay is the one with a fancy word

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for gitt which is secure and the fancy word for

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other places which is abroad to secure loans from abroad

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That kind of fits the huffy stuffy tone here right

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First version would've been just fine schmuck but no that's

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not right for this essay as is well the phrase

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is much more vague than the lines around it which

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use more specific technical language And you may not know

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much about how currency works but you probably do know

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That most other countries have their own currency So it

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neither makes sense Nor does it fit tonally for the

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us to get dollars from other places or other countries

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Although in our financial success and the two centuries that

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followed all this a lot of people do use The

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us dollar is their currency peg but that's a whole

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different story anyway Bottom line answers the two secure loans 00:01:32.522 --> [endTime] from abroad