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Listen • Speak • Engage Kahn – COMM 100W  Proofreading Guide Due April 15 Your proofreading guide should include five of your most common errors. Common errors might include  verb tense agreement, subject-verb agreement, run-on sentences, sentence fragments, misuse of words such as  “then” and “than” or “they’re,” “their,” and “there,” or many other things. The notation of a single common error includes:  The name of the error, an incorrect instance, a correct  instance, and the “rule” in your own words.  Good references for this assignment are Patricia O’Conner’s 
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Unformatted text preview: Woe Is I , the OWL at Purdue University, or any other printed or online grammar reference tool you prefer. Example: Problem – Placement of periods and commas around quotation marks. Incorrect – The professor said my essay was “unusually punctuated”. Correct – The professor said my essay was “unusually punctuated.” Rule – Commas and periods should go inside quotation marks. Please turn in the Proofreading Guide on paper on April 15. No turnitin.com. Kahn COMM 100W - Spring 2010 page 1 of 1...
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