com140_comprehensive_grammar_checkpoint_exercises

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Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint Read the following sentences, and focus on the grammar area specified in the left column. Then, complete Appendix F by entering the correct sentence ( a or b ) for each number as well as an explanation of why you made that choice. Inclusive Language: Nonsexist 1a. I understand Dr. Maurice hired a new nurse. What is her name? 1b. I understand Dr. Maurice hired a new nurse. What is his or her name? Inclusive Language: Nonsexist 2a. I’m not very good at math. 2b. I’m not very good at math because I’m a girl. Inclusive Language: Nonracist 3a. My new coworker, a Muslim, is actually quite nice. 3b. My new coworker is actually quite nice. Inclusive Language: Nonracist 4a. Our new district attorney, a Cuban American, is making a speech on Saturday. 4b. Our new district attorney is making a speech on Saturday. Inclusive Language: Nonagist 5a. Dr. Phil counseled the mother of a four-year-old who weighs 150 pounds. 5b. Dr. Phil counseled the mother of a child who weighs 150 pounds. Inclusive Language: Nonagist 6a. We should hire a younger person who knows more about technology. 6b. We should hire a person who knows more about technology.
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2010 for the course COM Com140 taught by Professor Rika during the Spring '10 term at North Dakota.

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