104A - CN10 - Expressions of Goodwill

104A - CN10 - Expressions of Goodwill - 104A Class Notes 10...

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104A Class Notes 10 Paragraphing Administrative As a way of ensuring that students can benefit from this class as much as I’d like them to, I’m going to assign every student a time to come to my office for 15 minutes at least once this quarter. In this way I can customize this class for each student to an extent – the same thing I’m trying to do when I comment in detail on your 11s, 21s, 31s, and 41s. My thoughts on grading as we go forward together o In contrast to a norm… o I expect, however, Ground Hog Day o My standards for any letter grade increase as the quarter progresses Review Counterargument o What? o Why? o How? Qualified language o What? o Why? o How? New for Today: In-Class Exercises: Nominalizations and Adjectivizations Remember: Nominalizations and adjectivizations are matters of style rather than of grammar. Sentences that contain them are grammatically correct – but they’re also stylistically inferior. You’ve written a nominalization when you’ve turned a verb into a noun. Here are some examples of nominalizations: The president of the circus is in agreement with PETA activists: elephants deserve protections.
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He has been in contact with PETA and other groups about cooperating on efforts to save elephants in the wild. However, he will be not be in support of any effort to end the use elephants in his circus. Instead, he places emphasis on consultation. To recognize a nominalization,
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