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A number of linguists contend that all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people can be traced back to a common root language.

(A) that all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people can be traced
(B) that the world’s five billion people speak thousands of languages of which all can be traced
(C) the world’s five billion people speak thousands of languages which are all traceable
(D) all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people to be traceable
(E) the ability to trace all of the thousands of languages that are spoken by the world’s five billion people
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2005, 07:23
I will go with A.


B - awkward
C - contend the people is wrong it should be contend the languages
D - to be tracebale back to is awkward
E - redudancy by using ability to
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2005, 08:30
A is good.

I like B's syntax but B has a problem "Of which All". If it were to say "all of which", it would had been my choice.

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 [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2005, 05:17
OA is A.
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