Sentence - 710 Words
Precious Diane M. Aquino English Assignment
MT12117 November 13, 2012
* A grammatical unit of one or more words thatexpresses an independent statement, question, request, command, exclamation, etc.
* A group of words which expresses a complete and definite thought
Kinds of Sentences
* Declarative - A declarative sentence makes a statement. A declarative sentence ends with a period.
Example: I am a student of Far Eastern University....
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sentences - 410 Words
Combine the sentences in each group below into one sentence, using subordination and coordination to eliminate repetition and redundancy so that the content is expressed clearly and concisely. Please place your completed worksheet in the appropriate dropbox.
1. The Globe Theatre was rebuilt.
The new building was located in a disreputable borough.
This borough was officially named The Clink
It was famous for its profusion of brothels....
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sentence - 3061 Words
Constructing Powerful Sentences And Paragraphs
From: Hofmann A.H. Scientific Writing and Communication.
GOAL: authors should guide and influence readers.
Word location within a sentence, if considered carefully, can help authors to guide and influence
readers. The format and structure authors use to present information will lead the reader to interpret it
as important or less important. To decide on the best placement of words within a sentence, it...
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Sentence or sentence fragments - 724 Words
MARIA MONTESSORI HOLY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, INC.
THIRD QUARTER QUIZ #1
ENGLISH 7 Language
NAME: _______________________YEAR AND SECTION: _________________DATE: _____________________
I. Decide whether each of the following word groups is a sentence or a sentence fragment. If the word group is a sentence, write S on the line provided. If it is a sentence fragment, write F.
_________ 1. Taking a canoe trip in Canada.
_________ 2. Sufficient food for a week’s journey....
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All Sentence Essays
Following Sentences - 1316 Words
UNIVERSITETI I SHKODRES “Luigj Gurakuqi”
FAKULTETI I GJUHEVE TE HUAJA
Departamenti i Studimeve Angleze dhe Amerikane
Academic Year 2010 – 2011
June 3d, 2011
Pedagogu i Lëndës
Drejtori i Departamentit
Dr. Meri Guli
Student’s name :
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Sentence and Masters - 858 Words
The issue of public safety has been in the spot light recently which has captured the eyes of many. Public safety was having a head on collision with 4WD's on the road and have considered to be 'death machines' and are a safety hazzid to all on the road. This opinon piece 'KILLER CARS- AN ASSAULT ON REASON' written by melanie masters, talks about he views on this issue of 4WD's and explains how they should be taken off the roads.
4WD's have been a major issue in the media recently and...
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A Determinate Sentence - 836 Words
Essay Question #1
Discuss the determinate sentencing process for juveniles under the Texas Youth Commission.
According to Texas Youth Commission a determinate sentence is defined as a blended sentencing system for the most serious offenses that provides the possibility of juvenile court transfer of youth at age 16 from TYC to the adult system to complete their sentence. The Process of determinate sentencing for juveniles is a long journey and different for all that go through it. The...
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topic sentence - 402 Words
Explanation of Topic Sentences Number One and Ten On the Left
It was stated earlier that a topic sentence includes a topic and a controlling idea. Looking at Number One on the left, the topic (in red) is avoiding burglaries. The controlling idea, then (in green) is taking certain precautions. What precautions can someone take to avoid burglaries? Installing an alarm system, buying a guard dog, and installing stronger locks are three precautions one could take. Students in the past have given at...
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Types of sentences - 443 Words
1. A A declarative sentence makes a statement. It ends with a full stop.
e.g. 1 The first day is always the hardest.
2 I like to eat chocolate.
B An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.
e.g. 1 Can you find my umbrella?
2 Will I find my way around the school?
C An imperative sentence gives a command or makes a request. It ends with a full stop
e.g. 1 Don’t panic.
2 please check your schedule.
D An exclamatory...
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Sentence Variety - 434 Words
Technique Lesson: Sentence Variety
Hacker 117 - 119
When a rough draft is filled with too many same-sounding sentences, try to inject some variety – as long as you can do so without sacrificing clarity or ease of reading. Grammar checkers are of little help with sentence variety. It takes a human ear to know when and why sentence variety is needed.
1. Use a variety of sentence structures:
• A writer should not rely too heavily on simple sentences and compound sentences, for the...
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Syntax and Sentence - 10550 Words
Universitatea “ Dunǎrea de Jos” Galaţi
Facultatea de Litere
Departamentul de Engleza
LIMBA ENGLEZA CONTEMPORANA.
ANUL al II-lea
Conf.univ. dr. GABRIELA DIMA
Introductory Chapter: General Syntactic Concepts 6
Sentence /vs/ Clause 6
Parts of Sentence/Clause 7
Methods of Syntactic Description...
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sentence activity - 284 Words
Name: Gem Clouwin M. Ajon
Activity No. : 4
Activity Title: Sentence Activity
A sentence is a grammatical unit consisting of one or more words that are grammatically linked. A sentence can include words grouped meaningfully to express a statement, question, exclamation, request, command or suggestion. As with all language expressions, sentences might contain function and content words and contain properties distinct to natural language, such as characteristic intonation and...
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Sentence Variety - 10344 Words
"Sentence Variety" Exercises
In each exercise, you will practice combining sentences or using the following varieties: simple, compound, complex, compound-complex, prepositional phrases of location, adverbs of negation and time, and conditional sentence structures. Each exercise will give you specific instructions regarding the sentence type or subject verb inversion to use. Your goal is to complete ten exercises in a row, or until you feel comfortable using a variety of sentences structures...
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SENTENCE TYPES - 10488 Words
1. Independent clause
2. Sentence types
2.1 Declarative clause
2.2 Interrogative clause
2.2.1 Polar interrogatives
2.2.2 Non-polar interrogatives
2.2.3 Alternative questions
2.2.4 Tag questions
2.2.5 Minor types of questions
188.8.131.52 Exclamatory questions
184.108.40.206 Rhetorical questions
2.3 Imperative clause
2.3.1 Imperative clause...
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Compound Sentences - 411 Words
Mohamed Hatab,Ibraheem Sattour,Rahim Fazil,Tarik Ahroui
Simple sentences,compound sentences,complex sentences,compound complex sentences
Simple sentence:Contains a subject a predicate,and expresses a complete thought
Ex.Some students like to study in the morning
Identify the subject and predicate in these simple sentences
1.Bill and Bob auditioned for the lead role in the play.
2.The kittens were adopted by the family.
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Run on Sentences - 1259 Words
Run on Sentences
Run on sentences are sentences that contain too many ideas without proper punctuation. Not all long sentences are run on sentences. It is perfectly acceptable to join several related ideas in one compound sentence. However, if you don't follow punctuation rules, a sentence can become a run on. A simple explanation of run ons and some examples of run on sentences should help to make this point clear.
Components of A Sentence
Each sentence has 3 necessary components
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Sentences and Proposition - 302 Words
"Sentences, originally, is a term of grammar and linguistic. It's introduction into logic is a recent innovation and it still seems strange to many to find the word sentences where propositions might have been expected."(Alonzo)
Basically, propositions have been taken to be sentences that can be true or false but can never be both. This shows that sentences when they meet some conditions will become a proposition. One major distinction between sentences and propositions is that, a sentence...
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Sentence and Statement - 1802 Words
3. Subject vs Predicate
4. Classification of statement
5. Standard format: conversion
6. No conclusion Combos
8. DemoQ: Crazy men and Women
9. DemoQ: Intelligent Poets and singers
DemoQ: Sweet Testing Apples (CAT)
DemoQ: Working mother nurses (CAT)
DemoQ: 4 questions in 1!
11. Special Conversions
12. Complimentary pairs
13. Tricky Situations: Priority order
14. Tricky Situations: 1-Statement Conclusion
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Sentence and Michael - 1679 Words
ISC 2009 Class X -English Question paper
General Instructions: 1. Attempt all four question. 2. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets. 3. You are advised to spend not more than 35 minutes in answering Question 1 and 20 minutes in answering Question 2. Question 1 (Do not spend more than 35 minutes on this question). Write a composition (350 – 400 words) on any one of the following:- (25 Marks) 1. Recall a remarkable event of social importance in your city...
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Sentence Skills - 22340 Words
Lisa Rowe Fraustino, Ph.D.
About the Author
Lisa Rowe Fraustino, Ph.D., received her doctorate in English from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is a college instructor and a freelance writer and editor. She has published many stories and articles in national magazines, and she has written two young adult novels, Grass and Sky and Ash, both published by Orchard Books.
Hockey teams can execute plays with effectiveness and...
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Simple Sentence - 299 Words
A simple sentence, also called an independent clause, contains a subject and a verb, and it expresses a complete thought. In the following simple sentences, subjects are in yellow, and verbs are in green.
A. Some students like to study in the mornings.
B. Juan and Arturo play football every afternoon.
C. Alicia goes to the library and studies every day.
A compound sentence contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinator. The coordinators are...
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Sentence Patterns - 1767 Words
13 Sentence Patterns
A single modifier out of place for emphasis
To place additional emphasis on any modifier put it somewhere other than its normal place in the sentence. You must have a comma to keep reader from misinterpreting the sentence.
Single words before, inside, or below may look like prepositions instead of singular adverb if comma is not used.
Unclear: inside the child was noisy.
Clear: inside, the child was noisy.
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Sentences Types - 476 Words
TYPE OF SENTENCES
TYPE OF SENTENCES
A simple sentence, also called an independent clause, contains a subject and a verb, and it expresses a complete thought.
A compound sentence contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinator. The coordinators are as follows: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so. (Helpful hint: The first letter of each of the coordinators spells FANBOYS.) Except for very short...
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Complex Sentence - 1215 Words
In grammar, a complex sentence is a sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause. A complex sentence is often used to make clear which ideas are most important, and which ideas are subordinate.
A complex sentence is made from an independent clause and a dependent clause joined together.Some examples:After I came home, I made dinner.(dependent clause: "After I came home")(indpendent clause: I made dinner)We visited the museum before it closed.(dependent...
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Effective Sentences - 713 Words
Effective sentences are unity, coherence, and emphasis.
* Unity is the first quality of an effective sentence. A unified sentence expresses a single complete thought. It does not contain ideas that are not related, nor does it express a "[T]he essential quality of a paragraph should be unity. A paragraph is supposed to have a central idea, and everything in the paragraph relates to and develops that idea. The reader finds no surprises, and every...
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Sentence Skills - 1040 Words
1. Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? (A gerund is a verb form used the same way as a noun.)
A. An interesting novel provides good entertainment.
B. The laughing boy sat down.
C. Winning the race demanded speed and endurance.
D. I am going home.
2. The italicized words make up which type of verbal phrase?
Turning the corner, Kate bumped into David.
B. Split infinitive...
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Sentence and Patriotism - 373 Words
Speech (for VE):
What is Patriotism? Some say, it is just a word. A word without an importance in the English language. And really? They also used it as a form of jokes and goofing around with friends. But what does it really mean?
Patriotism is devoted love for ones country. That's according to the dictionary. But to ourselves, what does it really mean? For me, it is our care and love for our country, it is somehow related to the meaning by the dictionary. But for me,...
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Sentence and Statement - 2765 Words
GMAT Test 2 – Copyright 2005 by Hp Group (hp-vietnam.com). All right reserved.
GMAT TEST 2 – MATH SECTION
(37 questions, 75 minutes)
1. X is an even number and Y is a positive odd number. Which of the following
expressions cannot be even?
2. How much interest will $2,400 earn at an annual rate of 8% in one year if the
interest is compounded every 4 months?
3. What is the value of P?
(1) P is even.
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Sentence Structure - 2277 Words
Independent Clause (IC)
An independent clause is a group of words that contains a subject and verb and expresses a complete thought. An independent clause is a sentence.
Example: Jim studied in the Sweet Shop for his chemistry quiz. (IC)
Dependent Clause (DC)
A dependent clause is a group of words that contains a subject and verb but does not express a complete thought. A dependent clause cannot be a sentence. Often a dependent clause is marked by a dependent marker word.
2,277 Words | 8 Pages
Sentence Coherence - 1274 Words
Coherence means the quality of sticking together. a sentence has coherence when the sentence elements are so arranged as to show their relationship. Clarity in the sentence depends largely on proper word order
A. Achieving coherence through proper placement of modifiers
A modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that describes, strengthens, or clarifies another word (or group of words) in a sentence. When a modifier is placed in its proper position in a sentence, a...
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Sentence and Answer - 1173 Words
Listen to the conversation and choose YES of NO.
1. John asked Marcia for advice because she has a lot of experience in traveling and has been doing this for ten years.
Complete John's statement.
2. "If I had been flexible with my travel dates
Read John's statement in QUESTION NUMBER 2 and choose TRUE or FALSE.
3. John expressed regret.
Complete Marcia's statement.
4. see which place is off for the best deals."
Complete Marcia's statement.
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Sentence and Questions - 345 Words
IBM Off-Campus Question Paper (28 Oct 2013, Kolkata)
The campus drive was conducted at Techno India, Sector V, Salt Lake, Kolkata.
IBM Question Pattern:
First round of written exam will consist of two sections.
Number Series (18 questions): Each questions needs to be answered in 2.15 minutes
Aptitude (18 questions): Each questions needs to be answered in 2.15 minutes
There will be a timer on the computer screen for each question and a new question will be displayed after the time limit...
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Sentence Structure - 953 Words
Sentence Structure and Avoiding Run-on Sentences
Depending on the number and type of clauses they contain, sentences are classified as simple, compound, complex, compound-complex.
1. Simple Sentences
A simple sentence contains only one independent clause.
Without dancing, life would not be fun.
A simple sentence can also contain compound elements (subject, verb, object).
Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak. (compound verb)
2. Compound sentences...
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Simple sentence - 1852 Words
Experienced writers use a variety of sentences to make their writing interesting and lively. Too many simple sentences, for example, will sound choppy and immature while too many long sentences will be difficult to read and hard to understand.
This page contains definitions of simple, compound, and complex sentences with many simple examples. The purpose of these examples is to help the ESL/EFL learner to identify sentence basics including identification of sentences in the short quizzes...
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Sentence and Worldview Assignment Instructions
WORLDVIEW ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
1. Answer the following questions in 3 clearly separate parts I, II, III (425–450 words).
2. Be sure to answer every question.
3. Meeting the minimum word count as required for each paragraph is important.
a. Do NOT include the question as part of your word count
b. Direct quotations should be short and limited.
4. Quotations and material used from other sources should be cited using APA or Turabian.
5. Check your work for spelling and...
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Grammer: Coordination in Compound Sentences
NOTES: Grammar as Rhetoric and Style: Coordination in the Compound Sentence
• Coordination puts equal value or significance on two or more parts of a sentence
• Coordination can be used to join sentences, phrases words and even independent clauses.
• When coordination is used to combine two sentences it creates a compound sentence.
• Coordination conjunctions
-And, but, or nor, for, so, yet
• Correlative conjunctions
-Not only, but also, either or, just as….so also
• A semicolon can also...
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An Introduction To English Sentence Str
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An Introduction to English Sentence Structure
This outstanding resource for students offers a step-by-step, practical
introduction to English syntax and syntactic principles, as developed by
Chomsky over the past 15 years. Assuming little or no prior background
in syntax, Andrew Radford outlines the core concepts and how they can
be used to describe various aspects of English sentence structure. This is
an abridged version of Radford’s major new textbook...
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Sentence and Conjunctions Correlative Conjunctions
• A conjunction joins words or word groups; they connect things.
• Coordinating conjunctions join words or word groups that are used in the same way.
Examples: 1. The orchestra played waltzes and polkas. [joins two direct objects]
2.We can walk to the neighborhood pool or to the park. [joins two prep. phrases]
3. I looked for Hal, but he had already left. [joins two...
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Sentence and Independent Clause - 1247 Words
What is sentences?
Sentence is a large unit of words that is grammatically complete and used to express exclamation, statement, and questions. A sentence must have a main clause or more than one main clause. There are as many clauses as there are finite verbs in a sentence. (The finite verb is the verb that changes with the person or number of the subject.)
; FORMS OF SENTENCES\
* Simple sentence: A sentence with one independent clause and no dependent clauses.
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Analysis: Topic Sentence - 1878 Words
Timed Writing Preparation – Before, During, and After
Marking the prompt
Marking the passage
Class or small group discussion
Practice connecting device to meaning
Practice incorporating text
Examine Sample essays or similar topics
Read prompts and passages aloud together
Discuss prompts before students write at the beginning
Students work in small groups to discuss prompt and passage before writing
Provide rubrics at the student’s desk
Provide a hints or...
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Essays: Sentence and Thesis Statement
Download and bring to class
(also bring the punctuation worksheets from last time)
An introduction serves as a contract between a writer and his or her readers. In the introduction, a writer makes specific commitments that must then be fulfilled. The most important of these is the thesis statement, which commits the writer to a specific focus. In effect, it provides the reader with an accurate expectation of what the writer plans to do-the main idea that the writer plans to...
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Sentence and Answer Selected Answer
Question 1 .2 out of 2 points
Correct Stringing a bunch of independent clauses together with "ands" and "buts" results in the infamous
Selected Answer: c.
Run on sentence
. Question 2 .2 out of 2 points
Correct When two independent clauses are glued together with nothing more than comma the result is a
. Question 3 .2 out of 2 points
Correct An dependent clause masquerading as s sentence is known as a
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Basic Sentences in English - 383 Words
BASIC SENTENCES IN ENGLISH
2.1. What is a simple sentence?
* A simple sentence is an independent clause.
2.2. Kinds of independent clause
* Subject-Verb: The dog laughed.
* Subject-Verb-Adjunct (định ngữ): A policeman lives in that house.
* Subject-Verb-Complement: That sounds a good idea.
* Subject-Verb-Object: He loved her dog.
* Subject-Verb- Object- Adjunct: The government sent the envoy to Africa.
* Subject-Verb- Object-Object: They...
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Types Of Sentences 2012 13
SN Kansagra School
Types of Sentences
Standard 8 L M
1. Simple Sentence:
A sentence which has only one Subject and one Predicate is called a Simple Sentence. Or a
sentence which has only one Finite Verb is called a Simple Sentence; as:
a) I saw a dog.
b) Tom is a good boy.
b) She ate a mango.
A Simple Sentence consists of one clause called Principal Clause.
2. Compound Sentence:
A sentence which consists of two or more Principal...
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Requirements for an Apophantic Sentence - 701 Words
Logic, as it appears in its everyday form, seems to stand on its own, without any requirements to needed to justify its existence. However, it is commonly overlooked that "logic is the science and means of clear . . . communication." Consequently, many sentences are regarded as logical, which in reality are illogical. It can therefore be found that the language used to communicate this logic must be carefully constructed using a certain format in order to form a logical statement. The...
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Review On Sentence Structures - 441 Words
Alamo. Bandagoza. Nuñez. Raña. Toledo.
What is a sentence?
A sentence is a group of words that
command or wish.
Example: Our teacher in Communication Skills is
• The subject of a sentence is the
person, place, thing, or idea that
is doing or being something.
• The complete subject contains the
noun, pronoun or a group of words
acting as a noun (plus their
modifiers) that tells who or what
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Sentence and Dear Cubicle Neighbor
Read the following e-mails. For each e-mail:
• Describe any content and formatting errors found.
• Determine if the content is appropriate for a workplace setting. If it is, explain why. If not, identify the errors made and rewrite the e-mail, to be appropriate.
Subject line: Talent Reallocation
This e-mail is in reference to the two employees who are going to be terminated Friday. We have determined that they are Nicole Stone and...
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Narrative: Time and Topic Sentence
Late for school
On day, when I was ten years old I got up for school in the morning but unfortunately I got up late. When I went to where the bus should be stop I considered that I missed the bus. I remembered that there is a bus going late to school but it is in a far area from the place I live. So, I ran to that area hoping that the bus hadn't left yet. I ran to there with lots of ideas of the punishment that my father would give me if he knew. I reached where the bus should be...
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Sentence and Disjunctive Questions. E.g
The rules of syntagmatic division
When we speak, we make pauses, necessary for understanding. They divide the speech-flow into syntagms. The syntagmatic division depends on the tempo and style of speech. The slow colloquial style is characterized by a greater number of intonation-groups than the rapid colloquial.
e.g. Tomorrow\ we meet at eight. (slow)
Tomorrow we meet at eight. (fast)
Simple extended sentence
1. The subject group and the predicate group consisting of more than one...
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Rules of Transformation of Sentences - 3529 Words
Rules of Transformation of sentence
Transformation of Sentence
প্রিয় শিক্ষার্থীরা, আজ ইংরেজি ২য় পত্রের গ্রামার অংশ থেকে ‘Transformation of Sentence’ নিয়ে আলোচনা করব।
Transformation of sentence
Rule-4 : Affirmative sentence-এ always থাকলে, এর পরিবর্তে never এবং key wordটির বিপরীতার্থক (antonym) ব্যবহার করে negative করতে হয়।
Example: Affirmative : We always remember the martyrs.
Negative: We never forget the martyrs.
Affirmative: We are always regular in our duties.
Negative: We are never...
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Sentence and Following Generalizations - 265 Words
1. “Suzanne Britt believes that neat people are lazy, mean, petty, callous, wasteful, and insensitive.” How would you respond to this statement?
2. Is the author’s main purpose to make fun of neat people, to assess the habits of neat and sloppy people, to help neat and sloppy people get along better, to defend sloppy people, to amuse and entertain, or to prove that neat people are morally inferior to sloppy people? Discuss.
3. What is meant by “as always” in the sentence “The distinction...
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kinds of sentence accourding to structure
Kinds of Sentences According to Structure
A sentence may consist of one clause (independent clause) or more clauses (independent and dependent clauses). An independent clause is also called main clause. A dependent clause is also called subordinate clause.
On the basis of numbers of clause and types of clauses present in a sentence, sentences are divided in to four kinds.
A simple sentence consists of only one independent clause containing a subject and a...
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Common Sentence Error - 525 Words
Common Sentence-level Errors
The Run-On, The Comma Splice, The Fragment
A run-on or fused sentence is two independent clauses that are not separated by any punctuation.
Run-on: Wearing a seatbelt is not just a good idea it's the law.
Revision: Wearing a seatbelt is not just a good idea; it's the law.
Even if one or both of the fused sentences contain internal punctuation, the sentence is still a run-on.
A comma splice is the unjustifiable...
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What Is the Topic Sentence?
A topic sentence essentially tells what the rest of the paragraph is about. All sentences after it have to give more information about the sentence, prove it by offering facts about it, or describe it. For example, if the topic sentence concerns the types of endangered species that live in the ocean, then every sentence after that needs to expound on that subject.
Topic sentences also need to relate back to the thesis of the essay. The thesis statement is like a road map that will tell the...
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Sentence and Best Answer - 1794 Words
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English Grammar: Structure of Sentence
Student Name: Tho Huu Nguyen
Class: Composition 4
Essay Name: Sentence structure essay
Instructor: Ashley R.Lynd
Structure of Sentence
What is the most basic part of a sentence in English? Someone told me is vocabulary, but someone else also told me is grammar. However, expert writers showed me a different part. They don’t focus so much the vocabulary or grammar, they focus the types of the sentence, which making their writing correctly, interesting, and lively....
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Fragments: Sentence Predicate - 1187 Words
HOME | PARTS OF SPEECH | SENTENCE STRUCTURE | PUNCTUATION | USAGE | EXERCISES |
Elements of Sentence Construction
Subjects and Predicates
Parts of speech have specific tasks to perform when they are put together in a sentence.
A noun or pronoun functions as the sentence subject when it is paired with a verb functioning as the sentence predicate.
Every sentence has a subject and predicate.
A subject can be a noun or pronoun that is partnered with an action verb.
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Sentence and Dependent Clause - 3790 Words
Point 1: Modal Verb
Overview of Modals and Related Expressions
1.The modal verbs are can, could, shall, should, will, would, may, might, and must.
Subject+ modal+ basic verb(动词原形)
She should leave. ( Advice)
She must leave.( necessity)
She might /may / could leave. ( possibility)
2.To form the negative, put not after the modal.
You should not leave now.
He cannot speak English. ( Cannot is written as one word)
3. A modal can be used in passive voice. ( Modal +be+ past...
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Management: Sentence and Correct Answer
Megahertz Technology Solutions, Inc., recently suffered a discrimination lawsuit. Advice to improve its workforce diversity is likely to include understanding the value of differences, providing diversity training for employees, building on similarities, and
Correct Answer: making fewer assumptions.
Amelia has made a conscious effort to become an active listener. Therefore, she shuts down her computer, turns off her cell phone, and asks her assistant to hold all...
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sentence stress in english - 303 Words
Sentence Stress in English
In dialogues 1 to 8, fill in the blank spaces with the correct sentence A-H from the column on the right. Then practice the dialogues with a classmate.
1. A. Where did you get these flowers from? The cemetery?
A. You weren’t supposed to steal them!
2. A. Here are the flowers Bob asked me to get.
B. Eh? Bob didn’t say anything,
3. A. Why do these roses have your mother’sname on them?
B. I got...
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Sentence Structure Practice - 427 Words
1. Sentence Pattern 1 - Simple
a. I find politics to be entertaining.
b. I like to play football.
c. I have a younger brother.
d. I do not enjoy watching soccer.
2. Sentence Pattern 2 – Compound with comma and conjunction
e. My parents bought me a new phone, but I have to pay for my service.
f. My brother is in 7th grade, so he is taking pre-algebra.
g. I looked for twenty minutes, yet I couldn’t find my sunglasses.
3. Sentence Pattern 3 –...
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Sentence and Subject English Paper
Guess Paper – 2013
Class – X
Subject – English Paper
Max. Marks: 80 Time: 2 hrs.
Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.
This time is to be spent in reading the question paper.
The time given at the head of this Paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.
Attempt all four questions.
The intended marks...
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Sentence and Appropriate Style - 495 Words
Introduction and tips:
ANSWER THE QUESTION
PLAN your story.
REVISE your story to correct mistakes.
Give your story a TITLE.
Make sure you have at least 4 paragraphs.
Paragraph 1 – background information.
Paragraphs 2 and 3 the main part of the story.
Paragraph 4 – EITHER the climax OR key moment of the story OR what happened after the climax.
Don't change the words you are given at all. (If there are words given)
Read the words you are given carefully....
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Sentence and Thesis -uniforms - 315 Words
A. What is a thesis statement?
A thesis statement is not the same as a topic. A thesis expresses your opinion about your topic. It is a statement, narrowed down to one sentence, of the purpose, intent, or main idea of an essay. This statement, clearly and concisely, presents the writer’s point of view. Your thesis is the basis of the opening (first) paragraph of your essay and should be written as a single complete sentence. In this class we will write our thesis...
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Sentence and Major Part Ans
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1. WORDS, PHRASES & SENTENCES
Ex 1 : Write ‘P’ against a phrase, ‘C’ against a clause and ‘S’ against a sentence.
1. A backing sound P 2. Sat on a wall C
3. Fond of Music P 4. Delhi is a big city. S
5. Rats are not found here. S 6. Plastic is very durable. S
7. A fair little girl P 8. He...
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Corruption: Sentence and Radio - 1251 Words
Guess Paper – 2013
Class – IX
Subject – ENGLISH LANGUAGE
• Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately.
• You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes.
• This time is to be spent in reading the question paper.
• The time given at the head of this Paper is the time allowed for writing the answers.
• Attempt all four questions.
• The intended marks for questions or parts...
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Sentence and Verbal Communication - 294 Words
3.1 Work File Review
Detour for Effective Verbal Communication
Review the sentences below. Practice writing the sentences into "I" statements by using the "I" statement patterns provided below. After you feel confident you understand the concept of "I" statements, proceed to the assignment area and take the 3.1 Effect Verbal Communication online quiz. Please use black ink.
"I" Statement Patterns
I feel............when you..........because I........
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Complex And Compound Sentences - 626 Words
O A compound sentence is a
sentence with two or more
independent clauses joined by:
O a comma followed by a coordinating conjunction
(and, but, or, nor, for, yet, so): The dog barked,
and the cat yowled.
O a semicolon: The dog barked; the cat yowled.
O Independent Clause:
O A group of words that makes a complete
statement. It can stand alone as a sentence
O Coordinating Conjunction:
O A word that is used with a comma...
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Review of Structure Sentence Transformation
REVIEW OF STRUCTURE SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION
Model 1 : Because /as/ since + clause
[pic]Because of/ due to/ owing to + noun/ V-ing
Because she behaves well, everybody loves her
[pic]Because of her good behaviour, everybody loves her
Model 2 : although/ thought /even though + clause
[pic]Despite /in spite of + Noun/ V-ing
In spite of being tired, they stayed until they found out what happened
[pic]Although they very tired, they ……
Model 3 : too + adj (for sb) + to-inf...
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986029rr Sentence Skills - 1079 Words
986029RR - SENTENCE SKILLS
1. The following sentence is an example of which primary English sentence pattern?
The toddler tossed his father the ball.
A. Subject+ action verb+ indirect object+ direct object
B. Subject+ action verb + direct object
C. Subject+ verb +object +object complement
D. Pronoun+ subject+ interrogative verb
2. Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? (A gerund is a verb form used the
same way as a noun.)
A. The laughing boy sat down.
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The Four Types of Sentences - 4494 Words
Complex Sentences Sentence Combining Four Types of Sentences / Compound-Complex Sentences Misplaced Modifiers
Grammar Standards - Unit 2 ___________________________ Student
Mastery 1. Complex Sentences 2. Sentence Combining 3. Four Types of Sentences / Compound-Complex Sentences 4. Misplaced Modifiers
Grammar Standards - Unit 2 ___________________________ Student Mastery 1. Complex Sentences 2. Sentence Combining 3. Four Types of...
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Sentence and Sample Answer - 606 Words
Correcting Sentence Errors
The Lesson Activities will help you meet these educational goals:
21st Century Skills—You will communicate effectively.
Please save this document before you begin working on the assignment. Type your answers directly in the document. _________________________________________________________________________
1. Repairing Sentence Fragments
a. Look at the following examples of phrases. How could each of these...
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How to write a topic sentence
A thesis statement is a statement in an essay that you plan to support, discuss or prove. Not all thesis statements can be empirically proven, but many of them represent an argument. A thesis statement should also stand out as an indicator of the clear direction in which you will take your essay. It should be strongly worded, impossible to miss, and in shorter essays of a few pages, it should show up in the first paragraph or introduction of your paper.
Most essays live or die by the strength...
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Thesis statements and topic sentences
Thesis statements and topic sentences help organize the ideas in an essay.
Academic writers are expected to use thesis statements and topic sentences.
Academic essays are often organized using the following pattern:
Introduction—the first paragraph of the essay. The thesis statement is usually the last sentence of the introductory paragraph.
Body paragraphs—the paragraphs. Each of these body paragraphs usually begins with a topic sentence.
Last paragraph—Called the conclusion or...
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Sentence and Language Handbook - 835 Words
8 Sentence Structure
Identifying Sentences and Sentence Fragments
(Rule 8 a)
Exercise A Decide whether each of the following word groups is a sentence or a
sentence fragment. Remember: A sentence contains a subject and a verb and expresses a
complete thought. If the word group is a sentence, write S on the line provided. If it is a
sentence fragment, write F.
1. Because canoeing can be dangerous.
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Miss: Sentence and Assignment - 7195 Words
Tutorial letter 101/3/2013
English for Academic Purposes ENN103F
Semesters 1 & 2
Department of English Studies
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This tutorial letter contains important information about your module.
Page 1 2 2.1 2.2 3 3.1 3.2 3.3 4 4.1 4.2 4.3 5 6 7 8 8.1 8.2 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................. 3 PURPOSE OF AND OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE...
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Grammar and Sentences Skills Exercises
FACT VERSUS OPINIONS
A statement of fact expresses only what actually happened, or what could be proven by objective data.
A statement of opinion expresses an attitude toward something – it makes a judgment, view, or conclusion, or makes a statement that cannot be proven true or false.
A. WRITE O for opinion, or F for FACT. REMEMBER, if they are opinions, they can be topic sentences!!!...
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Statement and Topic Sentence - 475 Words
Your introduction should:
get your readers’ attention
state the title and author of the novel
indicate historical context as applicable
clearly identify the cause/effect relationship in the thesis
Organize the body of your essay to fit the cause/effect relationship you are analyzing.
For an essay that examines one effect with multiple causes
A. Please write out your thesis statement using a complete sentence.
II. Body paragraph #1— Topic...
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Aim of Sentencing and Sentences - 1263 Words
Aims of Sentencing and Sentences
A sentence is a declaration or the final order of punishment from the court to the offender. Generally, the goals or aims of sentencing is to provide retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation, protection of the public, reparation/restitution, denunciation and lastly, incapacitation.
The aim of retribution is to give punishment to the offender or in the other word, retaliate the offender for his crimes. Death penalty is a form of retributive sentence which...
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Run-on Sentences and Coma Splices
Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
Two very common errors among writers are run-on sentences and comma splices. Amazingly, both of these errors are caused by not knowing what a sentence is.
A sentence is a group of words containing a subject and verb (also known as a clause) that expresses a complete thought. A sentence can also be called an independent clause: clause because it contains a subject and a verb, and independent because it can stand alone.
Let’s look at some examples of this...
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Praise: Sentence and Thesis Statement
I. Introductory Paragraph
A. An opening sentence that gives the readers selection's title and author and begins to answer the first part of the topic:
In the essay “ In Praise of Margins” Ian Frazier describes the values of marginal activities and places.
B. Main points to include in the directed summary:
World gets jammed up, we need margins.
Ones that don't quite work out, don't sufficiently account for themselves in the economical world.
Try old ideas that you might be afraid to admit...
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Life: Sentence and Quaint Old House
03.01 Vocabulary and the Multiple-Choice Test
1. Which of the following best describes the rhetorical function of the second sentence in the passage?
(a) It makes an appeal to authority.
(b) It restates the thesis of the passage.
(c) It expresses the causal relationship between morality and writing style.
(d) It provides a specific example for the preceding generalization.
(e) It presents a misconception that the author will correct.
I am not really confident on what the answer is....
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Moods: Sentence and Factual Tense Forms
OBLIQUE MOODS IN SUBJECT CLAUSES
a) Of the type:
It is necessary (it seems, it becomes) that he come.
It is important that a young man have real friends.
b) In exclamatory sentences beginning with ‘How…’, ‘What…’:
How strange that she be here!
a) In sentences beginning with: It is necessary that…
It is important that a young man should have real friends.
(syn. It’s likely + may/might + infinitive
It was probable that I might get an...
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Writing: Dependent Clause and Topic Sentence
contents entries found.PART A: INTRODUCTION
1. Rationale for choosing the topic:
The ongoing process of regional and global integration in Vietnam has resulted in an increasing demand for English language teaching across the country. Learning English is currently not only an interest but also a practical thing for many people. Learning English means learning four related skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. In teaching and learning English as a foreign language in Vietnam,...
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Finite Verb and Noun Phrase Sentence
As stated earlier, Comprehension (Text) is the application of Grammatical Concept. So, to be well done with the question(s) of First Paper, we need to have a comprehensive knowledge over English grammar. It is more severe, especially for the Question No. -03 of course.
Question No. – 03: Correct form of words.
One needs to be done efficiently with the 3 things in order to get well with Question No. -03.
1. Syntax of English Sentence
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Aristotle Sentence Correction Grail Fin
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WRITING GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT AND EFFECTIVE SENTENCES
WRITING GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT AND EFFECTIVE SENTENCES
Sentences are groups of words arranged to express a complete thought.
A sentence becomes faulty when the idea expressed is incomplete or when it doesn’t make sense.
My research report in business communication took a long time to prepare. And then turned out badly. (Incomplete idea in the second sentence.)
Prices ranging from $40 to $160 for courses gift certificates are available. (Doesn’t make sense. Is it the...
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Punctuation: Sentence and Independent Clauses Example
ACT ENGLISH NOTES
Use a comma with a coordinating conjunction to separate independent clauses within a sentence.
Example: Jenny sings in the choir, and she plays the guitar in a rock band.
Use a comma to separate elements that introduce and modify a sentence.
Example: Yesterday, I painted the entire garage.
Use a comma before and after a parenthetical expression.
Parenthetical expression – a phrase that is inserted into a writer’s train of thought...
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Guide 8 The Sentence Correction Guide
M A N H A TTA N
G uide 8
Covers Key Grammatical Principles In Depth
Teaches Effective GMAT Problem Solving Strategies
Includes Practice Problems with Detailed Explanations
Updated for The Official Guide for GMAT®Review, 13th Ed.
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13 Structure SIMPLE Simple Sentences A
SIMPLE sentences are monopredicative syntactic constructions, formed by two or more predicative lines, each with a subject and a predicate of its own. Each predicative unit in a composite sentence forms a clause. A clause as a part of a composite sentence corresponds to a separate sentence, but a composite sentence is not at all equivalent to a sequence of the simple sentences underlying its clauses.
There are two principal types of composite sentences: complex and compound. In compound...
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Writing: Want and Paragraph Topic Sentence
An essay is a group of paragraphs that develops one central idea. The 3 parts of an essay are: 1). Introductory paragraph 2). The body paragraphs 3). The conclusion.
The introductory paragraph should introduce the topic, indicate generally how the topic is going to be developed, should be inviting and contains a thesis statement (with a topic andcentral ideas) A thesis statement is the main idea of the whole essay which actually helps us to focus on our essay.
Each of the body...
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lesson plan in the 4 types of sentences
Department of Education
Davao del Norte State College
Brgy. New Visayas, Panabo City
LESSON PLAN IN GRADE 7
Name: Charisa Lou B. Ocon BSE-II English
At the end of the lesson, 90% of the students must be able to do the following with 90% proficiency:
1. Define the four types of sentences
2. Identify the punctuation/s and the differences of the types of sentences
3. Construct sentences involving the four types of the sentences; and
4. Perform a...
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How to Write: Topic Sentences and Supporting Paragraphs
Topic Sentences and Supporting Paragraphs
When you write, you form paragraphs. A paragraph is a group of sentences that relate in topic and thought. A paragraph generally consists of three to five sentences and usually begins with a topic sentence. A topic sentence is a general statement that announces what the paragraph is about. By starting a paragraph with a topic sentence, your audience can immediately identify your topic. This construction also helps you, the writer,...
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Vocabulary: Dependent Clause and Sentence B. Compound
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English 11 DLQ for September 3-13
Major Objectives Covered: Theme, Flocabulary, Context Vocabulary, Literary Vocabulary, Oral Tradition, Expository Rubric) Expository VS Persuasive Writing Prompts (TFAP Proficiency Prompts), Grammar (clauses and phrases)
Main Literature Covered: “The World on the Turtle’s Back” by Iroquois (pages 24-32), “from La Relacion” by Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca (pages 72-76), “My Sojourn in the Lands of My...
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Problem Posing Paragraph - Strong Topic Sentences
Strong Topic Sentences
Does a strong topic sentence make a difference in the way readers will view your work? A topic sentence could be the key to hooking your readers, or losing their interest just as fast. The position you are stating in your first sentence helps the readers become immediately oriented with your topic, and gives them a brief description of your idea. The topic sentence is a very helpful aspect in unifying your work, because it serves as a main idea that all other...
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Understanding Key Terms in Sentence Formation: An English Grammar Assignment
Sofía Fernández Becerra
Grammar 1: Task 1
English Studies, group 220
Task 1: Constituent structure
1. Constituency tests (4 points).
Are the following sentences examples of VP-ellipsis, gapping, ordinary coordination or shared constituent coordination? What does each test prove in terms of the constituency of the elided, gapped, coordinated or shared sequence of words?
1. Tom got away with a lie and with an excuse.
2. I argue about politics and my mom about religion.
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Harsh Prison Sentence Willprevent People from Committing Crime
Harsh prison sentences will prevent people from committing crime
“The only reason for a prison is to put away people who are violent while helping them to change” states Gillian (2012).
Crime, in a Christian society the ten commandments form the basics of the rules and laws whereas in this society that we live in, the government has its own regulations. Government regulations are rules and laws on how things would be run in the country. These regulations are there to take care of its people...
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US and World News - 1135 Words
U.S. & World News
1. According to Patrick Henry, what is the basic question being debated at the Virginia convention?
Patrick Henry said that the basic question being debated at the Virginia Convention is "nothing less than a question of freedom or slavery."
2. What reasons does Henry offer to suggest that the British were not worthy of trust at the time?
Henry suggested that the British were not worthy of trust at the time because they were occupying the military services that the...
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English Lesson Plan for 7 Graders
ENGLISH LEARNING ENFORCEMENT PLANNING
School : SMPN 1 Banyuwangi
Year/ Semester : 7/ 1
Text type : Transactional
Theme : apologizing
Aspect/ Skill : speaking
Time allocation : 2 x 40 minutes
Competence Standart :
Expressing idea in simple dialog for interpersonal and transactional communication in formal and informal situation to interact with the closest community and/or an academic context both in formal and informal situation.
Basic Competence :
Expressing the ideas orally...
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Plea of an Aborted Fetus - 874 Words
What kind of reader are we?
Every people who reads called a reader. As we read an article or even a story we always make our own interpretation on what we read. Two ways of reading is reading like a reader and reading like a writer.
A reading expert named Steve Peha, theorizes that there are two ways of reading, one is reading like a reader. This way of reading is a normal way of reading. According to Peha there are six activities that readers do while they are reading. First is...
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