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Recreation of text

Recreation is a fairly common kind of project our clients send to us. To do well on them you need to be able to decipher all kinds of writing, printed, handwritten, shorthand and even cursive. Not to mention the many different languages our clients send their work in to us.

What does it mean if you got this tag as feedback from an admin?

You had difficulty reading the text and a substantial amount is missing from the project
You did not indicate the parts you could not understand with the following brackets in red <____>
You indicated the parts you could not understand, but did not even try to guess at what could have been there

What can you do to become better?

Take the time to understand the slide fully and try to make educated guess about the words if you can understand them
Always show using red brackets which parts you are unsure of
Make sure you try to add at least the letters you recognize in the unsure parts to show that you did try to figure it out
Practice reading the handwritten text (especially cursive) from other people to gain knowledge and experience in recognizing letter shapes in their different forms.
Use translate tool (Google translate) to guess the right vocabulary for the foreign language

To learn more watch this detailed video explaining how to tackle Recreation tasks

Updated on: 20/10/2023

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