EXERCISE 12.2 week of 9 - 21 - 09

EXERCISE 12.2 week of 9 - 21 - 09 - e. When a young man, my...

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COM 1101 Bedford Handbook Part III – Clear Sentences Dr. J. Parla Palumbo Group: Date: Members Present: EXERCISE 12–2 Dangling Modifiers Edit the following sentences to correct dangling modifiers. Most sentences can be revised in more than one way. Example: To acquire a degree in almost any field, a student must complete two science courses. ˆ two science courses must be complet ed. a. At the age of ten, my parents took me on my first balloon ride. b. To show our appreciation for your patience, enclosed is a coupon that you may redeem for the book of your choice. c. Nestled in the cockpit, the pounding of the engine was muffled only slightly by my helmet. d. In choosing her bridesmaids’ dresses, cost had to be considered a major factor.
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Unformatted text preview: e. When a young man, my mother enrolled me in tap dance classes, hoping I would become the next Gregory Hines. 1. While working as a ranger in Everglades National Park, a Florida panther crossed the road in front of my truck one night. 2. By following this new procedure, our mailing costs will be reduced significantly. 3. As president of the missionary circle, one of Grandmothers duties is to raise money for the church. 4. After becoming eligible to win these bonuses, a sales quota must be maintained for six consecutive months. 5. As a child growing up in Nigeria, my mother taught me to treat all elders with respect....
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