Grammar Concepts

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Grammar Concepts—See worksheets Fused sentences Comma splices Identifying subjects and verbs Pronoun-antecedent agreement The “real” subject page 230 Don’t bog down with Prepositional Phrases Ex. Weak The use of this method would eliminate the problem of motor damage. Ex. Strong This method would eliminate the problem of motor damage. Ex. Weak The presence of a six-membered lactone ring was detected. Ex. Strong A six-membered lactone ring was detected. Reduce Expletives: it is, there is, there are Ex. Weak There is no alternative for us except to withdraw the product. Ex. Strong We have no alternative except to withdraw the product. Ex. Weak It is hoped that testing the evaluation copies of the software will help us make this decision. Ex. Strong We hope that testing the evaluation copies of the software will help us make this decision. The “real” verb page 231
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course ENGL 3053 taught by Professor Bowen during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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