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Sample Student Essay 2 CorrectionsWhat were the three main problems?The three main issues that stood out to me throughout this essay was theincorrect sentence format, the missing grammatical forms in sentences(conjunctions, prepositions, and linking verbs), and the incorrect verb tenses.Consider for instance the beginning sentence “Oral language is a puzzle withmany interlocking pieces what the essential pieces are in this puzzle arecontroversial.” This sentence is a run-on sentence that lacks the correctformatting and indicators. A period should have been placed at the end ofthe sentence “Oral language is a puzzle with many interlocking pieces.” The“what” in the following sentence should have been capitalized to make it itsown separate sentence. Another thing I noticed was a number of sentencesthat were missing the appropriate conjunctions, prepositions, and linkingverbs. Consider for example the sentence, “Discourse-oriented linguistsdeserve the chance to address the fundamental questions about whygrammars are as they are, which the grammarian’s theories have leftunexamined. The sentence is worded in such a way that it does not makeany sense. It would make more sense if it were worded “Discourse-orientedlinguists deserve the chance to address the fundamental questions aboutwhy grammars are as they are, and which of the grammarian’s theories havebeen left unexamined. You can see that the conjunction “and” was missing,as well as the linking verb “been.” Also, the sentence was missing the

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Fall
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clidemccelland
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Ode, Grammar, It, particular sentence

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