Midterm Grammar Exam

Midterm Grammar Exam - ESL 220-12 Zhechao Ma Review...

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ESL 220-12 Zhechao Ma Review Mid-term grammar exam keys A. Sentence fixing (20%) 1. After a terrible 18-hour-flight, I arrived at Albuquerque Airport. 2. For me, enjoying a favorite movie with coffee and cookies would be a desirable Saturday night. 3. Many scientists claim if we have high-technology batteries with better capacity, we further can develop many machines. 4. Others always ask why I do not decide a business major so that my parents can help my career. 5. Commonly at paragraph starts, I used “I” which seemed to me proper; however, that stopped. B. Grammar traps (10%) 1. affect/effect There is some confuse between the two words, use IMPACT instead of these words 2. singular/plural Students like to use singular with plural “We wish to have an A in the grade” 3. dollars Every time use symbol first, if use abbreviation use it the same form in a particular essay. “ WRONG : USD 200; USD ; $200dollars (repetition) ; CORRECT: US$200; US$13 – million (always use USA transfer unit first )
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