proof reading guide 2

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Comm 100W K. Williams 4/2/08 My Proofreading Guide 1. Comma Splice Incorrect: When the students can become efficient communicators the capacity for them to benefit from their education is much higher. Correct: When the students can become efficient communicators, the capacity for them to benefit from their education is much higher. Rule: In order to avoid run-on sentences, you must separate two independent clauses with a comma. 2. Identifying Subjects Incorrect: When it came to the tests, they made sure that it would reflect the students’ understanding. Correct: When it came to the tests, the research managers made sure that it would
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Unformatted text preview: reflect the students understanding. Rule: It is always important that the reader has a clear idea of the subject of any sentence, so it is a good idea to avoid common pronouns. 3. Filler Words Incorrect: In his study, Maleki had gathered sixty Iranian students, so he can prove to those who are against including communication strategies into their course curriculum. Correct: In his study, Maleki gathered sixty Iranian students, so he can prove to those who are against including communication strategies into their course curriculum. Rule: Avoid using filler words when selecting verbs in your sentence....
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