Grammar and Writing Skills

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Grammar and Writing Skills Tense Pairs Signaling Language Passive/Active Use Paragraphing
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Tense Pairs I live in San Jose I am living in San Jose Present simple Present continuous
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Tense Pairs I lived in New York for five years I have lived in New York for five years I broke my glasses I have broken my glasses Past simple Present Perfect It doesn’t matter, I repaired them And I can’t see now
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Signaling Language A common problem is failing to connect one thought to the next Overlap Use pronouns Use semicolon or relative clause Passive Active Use Active where possible Occasional passive okay
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Paragraphs An important visual aid to reading/writing Common errors
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Unformatted text preview: Too short Too long Topic Sentence When the topic moves, begin a new paragraph Use your outline! Skimming Writing about Methodology Structure How do I start? What type of information and in what order? How do I end? The Methodology section should contain sufficient detail for readers to replicate the work and obtain similar results. A model for the Methodology section Provide a general overview of the entire subsection Provide background information and justification Provide an overview of the procedure/method itself Provide details of the procedure method Explain any difficulties with the method...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course METR 100W at San Jose State University .

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