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index cards #1 (permalink) Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:05 am   index cards
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #588 "Real Life: Giving Speeches (1)", question 5

James had to give a big speech on Thursday morning so he spent a whole day preparing for it by making an outline, writing note or ......... cards for himself and practicing the speech in front a mirror.

(a) box
(b) index
(c) eraser
(d) face

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #588 "Real Life: Giving Speeches (1)", answer 5

James had to give a big speech on Thursday morning so he spent a whole day preparing for it by making an outline, writing note or index cards for himself and practicing the speech in front a mirror.

Correct answer: (b) index

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Shouldn't it be "writing notes"?
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index cards #2 (permalink) Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:28 am   index cards
 

Not necessarily. I think the author means 'writing note cards or writing index cards'.
Think of it like this:
writing note/index cards for himself...
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