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Commas are important!

Commas are important!

Commas are important! A panda walks into a bar. He orders a sandwich, eats it, then draws a gun and fires two shots in the air.

By jacob
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Identifying Correctly Punctuated Sentences

Identifying Correctly Punctuated Sentences

Standard 1.1 Writing Conventions: Identify and correctly use clauses (main and subordinate), phrases (gerund, infinitive, and participial), and mechanics of punctuation (semicolons, colons, ellipses, hyphen). Identifying Correctly Punctuated Sentences. Number of Questions.

By Lucy
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Independent and dependent clauses.

Independent and dependent clauses.

Independent and dependent clauses. A related group of words with a subject and predicate is called a clause. A clause that makes sense by itself is an independent clause. A clause that does not make sense by itself is a dependent clause.

By Antony
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Punctuation: Clauses

Punctuation: Clauses

Punctuation: Clauses. ENG 141. Beginning Punctuation. GOALS Distinguish between Phrases and Clauses Main and Subordinate Clauses Know How to Punctuate Clause Combinations. Vocabulary. A Phrase is any group of words A Clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb

By dunne
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What is

What is

What is . Syntax?. Syntax is the way words and clauses are arranged to form sentences. That arrangement contributes to and enhances meaning and effect. Or more simply: It’s how authors put words and phrases together. Syntax helps authors effectively make their points.

By boaz
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Sentence Types

Sentence Types

Sentence Types. Structurally, English sentences can be classified four different ways, though there are endless constructions of each. The classifications are based on the number of independent and dependent clauses a sentence contains.

By daniel_millan
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Writing Complex Sentences

Writing Complex Sentences

Writing Complex Sentences. #1: Simple Sentence. A simple sentence has one subject and one verb I like to study grammar. A simple sentence is also called an independent clause . An independent clause ends with a period or semicolon. One subject. One verb. Simple sentence.

By rodney
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Explanation Texts

Explanation Texts

Explanation Texts. How and Why?. What are explanations?. There are two types of explanation: How do things work? Why do things happen?. How do things work?. How does a plane fly? How does a car engine work? How does a pigeon find its way home? How do you fly a hot air balloon?

By soyala
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Correcting Misplaced & Dangling Modifiers: Part 1: Modifiers in Sentences

Correcting Misplaced & Dangling Modifiers: Part 1: Modifiers in Sentences

Correcting Misplaced & Dangling Modifiers: Part 1: Modifiers in Sentences. A typical example…. Hands-free headsets are most helpful when driving an automobile or when doing a hands-on task. Overview. Modifiers in sentences Problems with modifiers Correcting misplaced modifiers

By rigg
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Run-on sentences

Run-on sentences

Run-on sentences. A start. Run-on sentences. Run-on sentences occur when a writer separates two (or more) independent clauses incorrectly. A number of terms provide assistance. Simple sentence: a sentence containing only one independent clause

By sonora
(102 views)

Grammar boot camp

Grammar boot camp

Grammar boot camp. Pass in Review: Simple/Compound/Complex (click mouse to proceed). Grammar boot camp.

By sydney
(177 views)

Complex Sentences

Complex Sentences

Complex Sentences. The Brenham Writing Room Created by D. Herring. What is a Complex Sentence? . A complex sentence contains both an independent and a dependent clause. A complex sentence may contain more than just two clauses.

By lucien
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Question Tags

Question Tags

Question Tags. question added to a declarative sentence or negative sentence usually at the end, to engage the listener, verify that something has been understood, or confirm than an action is agreed . Example: You speak English , don’t you? You don’t like dogs, do you?.

By avel
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Chapter 5

Chapter 5

Chapter 5. Writing Business Messages. Being sensitive to Your Audience’s Needs: Adapt the “you” attitude –messages using an “I” or “we” attitude, they risk sounding selfish. Adapting To Your Audience. Maintain standards of Etiquette .. Try to express thoughts in a kind manner.

By lavender
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Sentence structure and punctuation 

Sentence structure and punctuation 

Sentence structure and punctuation . Learning objectives Write simple and compound sentences and begin to use subordination in relation to time and reason Steps in learning – Step 3

By neorah
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Sentences: Simple, Complex, & Compound

Sentences: Simple, Complex, & Compound

Sentences: Simple, Complex, & Compound. Review: Clauses. To understand certain types of sentences, you have to understand certain types of clauses, as studied in our last unit. Remember: an independent clause is a fancy name for a sentence.

By vern
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Creating complex sentences

Creating complex sentences

Creating complex sentences. Wednesday 14 th Mar ch 2012. Let ’ s play a game ……. In groups of three or four use the sentence maker game to create some interesting sentences. Now let ’ s share some of those sentences. Let ’ s Put an end to splicing!.

By teneil
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A Systematic Framework for Language Analysis

A Systematic Framework for Language Analysis

A Systematic Framework for Language Analysis. What is Language? One definition is that it is ‘a structured system for communicating meanings’. The following table represents the structure of language as a hierarchy – building up from the smallest units to the largest. Discourse

By dee
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Moms, Dads, and Babies - A ll in the Same Sentence

Moms, Dads, and Babies - A ll in the Same Sentence

Moms, Dads, and Babies - A ll in the Same Sentence. A creative way to remember sentence structures By: Hannah Fountain MS. Educational Psychology. A Simple Sentence Structure – AKA: Someone Who is Single. S+V S= an independent clause

By maire
(159 views)

CS344 : Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

CS344 : Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

CS344 : Introduction to Artificial Intelligence. Pushpak Bhattacharyya CSE Dept., IIT Bombay Lecture 9- Completeness proof; introducing knowledge representation. Soundness, Completeness & Consistency. Soundness. Semantic World ---------- Valuation, Tautology. Syntactic World

By moesha
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