ENGLISH DEPARTMENT – READING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY
M. IN TEFL. Rocío Gpe. Pérez Morales.
Read the text on services provided byengineering consultants which is included below. Print off the excerpt and make the necessary corrections or rewrite a correct version for yourself. Suggested corrections follow the exercise. Rememberto check spelling, punctuation and grammar. Use a dictionary if required, but only after you have tried the exercise for yourself. Note: There are 16 errors.
Services to be Provided byEngineering Consultants
It is important that engineering consultants list all categorys of work they are likely to be asked to perform with in a contract, as well as those considered to be outside thescope of the contract.
Items that require particular attention when drafting a contract, especialy for design and construction projects, include:
* preparation of tender documents for sequentialbidding;
* changes to drawings to suite contract changes arising from events outside the the engineer's control; and
* preparation of itemized lists of construction materials, includingreinforcing schedules.
When preparing a list of engineering services for contracts, consultants should also considder the degree to which they will be required to obtain approvals from regulatory authoritieswho having jurisdiction. The following seven divisions of services may be a helpful resourse in preparing a comprehensive list.
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Contract Administration and General Review During ConstructionThese services comprise administering the construction contract and providing engineering review during the construction period, following the award of the contract. Distinct and separate from theservices provided by resident field personnel, they should not to be considered as a substitute fro resident engineering services.
They may include, but are not limited to:
* Providing advise...