EXERCISE 20-1

EXERCISE 20-1 - business district was built on landfill. [...

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COM 1101 Dr. J. Parla Palumbo Bedford Handbook Name: 9 am 1 pm Group # Date: Members Present: EXERCISE 20–1 Run-on sentences Revise any run-on sentences using the method of revision suggested in brackets. Example: B e c a u s e ^ Orville had been obsessed with his weight as a teenager, he rarely ate anything sweet. [ Restructure the sentence. ] a. The city had one public swimming pool, it stayed packed with children all summer long. [ Restructure the sentence. ] b. The building is being renovated, therefore at times we have no heat, water, or electricity. [ Use a comma and a coordinating conjunction. ] c. The view was not what the travel agent had described, where were the rolling hills and the shimmering rivers? [ Make two sentences. ] d. All those gnarled equations looked like toxic insects, maybe I was going to have to rethink my major. [ Use a semicolon. ] e. The city government had good reason to fear a major earthquake, most of the
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Unformatted text preview: business district was built on landfill. [ Use a colon. ] 1. The car was hardly worth trading, the frame was twisted and the block was warped. [ Restructure the sentence. ] 2. The next time an event is canceled because of bad weather, dont blame the meteorologist, blame nature. [ Make two sentences. ] 3. Ray was fluent in American Sign Language he could sign as easily as he could speak. [ Restructure the sentence. ] 4. Susanna arrived with a stack of her latest hats she hoped the gift shop would place a big winter order. [ Restructure the sentence. ] 5. There was one major reason for Johns wealth, his grandfather had been a multimillionaire. [ Use a colon. ] COM 1101 Composition & Rhetoric Dr. J. Parla Palumbo Bedford Handbook Name: 9 am 1 pm Group # Date: Members Present: Exercise master for The Bedford Handbook , 7th ed., by Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2006)....
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