Inclusives

Inclusives

Exercises

Inclusives Exercise -1
Inclusives Exercise -2

Inclusives

Inclusives

Inclusive language plays a crucial role in promoting equality, respect, and inclusivity in communication. It refers to the use of language that includes and acknowledges all individuals, regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, ability, or other characteristics. Understanding and using inclusive language is essential for effective communication and creating a welcoming and inclusive environment. In this section, we will explore the importance of inclusive language and provide examples of inclusive language usage.

  1. Gender-Inclusive Language: Gender-inclusive language aims to avoid assumptions or exclusions based on gender. It includes using gender-neutral terms and avoiding gender-specific language when it is not necessary. For example, using “they/them” pronouns as a gender-neutral alternative to “he” or “she.”

Example: “Everyone should feel comfortable expressing themselves in their own way.”

  1. Racial and Ethnic Inclusivity: Racial and ethnic inclusivity involves recognizing and respecting the diversity of racial and ethnic backgrounds. It includes using inclusive terminology, avoiding stereotypes, and acknowledging the contributions and experiences of different racial and ethnic groups.

Example: “We value and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of all communities.”

  1. Disability-Inclusive Language: Disability-inclusive language promotes respect and dignity for individuals with disabilities. It involves using person-first language, which emphasizes the person rather than their disability, and avoiding derogatory or stigmatizing terms.

Example: “He is a person with a visual impairment” instead of “He is visually impaired.”

  1. Inclusive Language in Professional Settings: Inclusive language is important in professional settings to create an inclusive and respectful workplace. It involves avoiding gendered job titles, using inclusive greetings, and recognizing diverse perspectives and contributions.

Example: “Welcome team” instead of “Welcome guys.”

Conclusion: Inclusive language is a powerful tool for promoting inclusivity, respect, and equality in communication. By using language that acknowledges and includes all individuals, we foster an environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Practice using inclusive language in your everyday communication to create a more inclusive and welcoming world.

as well as both … and either … or neither … nor not only … but also whether …or

Fill in the gaps with necessary words.

as well as both … and either … or neither … nor not only … but also whether …or

The weather on Sunday will be ——— sunny and warmer.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  both

My fiance is attractive and intelligent ——— considerate.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  as well as

he objective is ——— to identify the problem but also to solve.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  not only

We can use the bike both to ride to school ——— to go to the grocery store.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  and

To reach your goal, you must plan and work ——— dream.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  as well as

Not only her parents ——— her brothers and sisters live in Wisconsin.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  but also

The party will celebrate ——— our finishing the term and your getting a new job.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  both

We will keep in touch both writing and calling ——— visiting each other.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  as well as

To complete his physical education credits, John took ——— swimming but also golf.

both

and

as well as

not only

but also

Answer :  not only

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Answers

1.both 4. and 7. both
2. as well as 5. as well as 8. as well as
3. not only 6. but also 9. not only

 

Exercise-2

Correct mistakes in these sentences.

1. Model airplanes can be guided both by control wires or by radio transmitters.
2. Although fish can hear, they have neither external ears or eardrums.
3. Rust not only corrodes the surface of metal nor weakens its structure.
4. For twenty years, Bobby Fischer played in either a tournament nor an exhibition
game after winning the World Chess Championship in 1972.
5. X-rays have important applications, not only in medicine and in industry.
6. She speaks both English as well as Spanish at home.
7. Both Mary, Ellen and Jean are going on the tour.
8. The program provides only not theoretical classes but also practical training.
9. Virginia opened and a saving account and a checking account.
10. There are snacks both in the refrigerator and in the oven as well on the table.
11. The new models are not also less expensive but more efficient also.
12. To judge your friends, you should not listen to what they say only observe what they do.
13. Mr. Roberts is a noted chemist and too a very effective teacher.
14. Professor Duncan teachers both anthropology as well as sociology each fall.

Answers

1. … and by radio transmitters. 9. … both a saving account.
2. … nor eardrums. 10. … as well as on the table.
3. … but also weakens its structure. 11. … are not only less expensive but
4. … neither a tournament. also more efficient. 12. … but observe what they do.
5. … but also in industry. 13. … as well as a very effective teacher.
6. … and Spanish. 14. … teaches anthropology.
7. … Mary, Ellen and Jean ….
8. … not only theoretical classes.

Exercise-3

Define whether these sentences below are True or False.  Correct mistakes.

Some students can neither write or speak accurately.

True

False

Answer :  False

… nor speak

That course includes not only TOEFL preparation but also techniques of test-taking.

True

False

Answer :  True

They like both living abroad as well as living at home.

True

False

Answer :  False

… and living at home

He is neither limber nor quick.

True

False

Answer :  True

Tom won not only the 100-yard dash but the broad jump also.

True

False

Answer :  False

… but also the broad jump

Either you will attend class regularly or you can expect a low grade.

True

False

Answer :  True

Whether out of necessity or greed, he accepted the bribe.

True

False

Answer :  True

The play was both long, boring, and depressing.

True

False

Answer :  False

…was long, boring and depressing

Both the president and vice-president gave speeches last night.

True

False

Answer :  True

He is both deceptive as well as irresponsible.

True

False

Answer :  False

… and irresponsible

Answers

1. F, … nor speak 6. T
2. T 7. T
3. F, … and living at home 8. F, …was long, boring and depressing
4. T 9. T
5. F, … but also the broad jump 10.F, … and irresponsible

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