DQ 3 - careful, and make sure that if I use similar words...

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There are three key strategies to ensure I can use words correctly in my future writing. One strategy is using a dictionary. Using a dictionary will help me make sure I use the right word because similar words that are spelled differently have different meanings. If I have a question as to whether, or not I am using the word properly I can look up the word in the dictionary to make sure I am using the word correctly in the sentence. A second technique I use to make I use the word correctly in a sentence is by evaluating the subject of the sentence. For example, “The car was parked right there.” The use of the word there in that sentence refers to the location of where the car was parked. Another example could be, “Their car was stolen from the driveway.” The word their in the previous sentence refers to the people whose car was stolen. I have to be
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Unformatted text preview: careful, and make sure that if I use similar words with different spelling that I use it in the proper way depending on the subject of the sentence. Before I write the sentence I sound the sentence out in my head. by sounding out the sentence, I know what the topic is which helps me use the correct spelling and usage of the word. The third and probably most important technique I use to make sure I have used similar words with different spelling correctly is proofreading. I always check my work after I am done with it to make sure it is correct. Proofreading not only helps me make sure that words are used correctly, but also helps me make sure that my spelling and grammar is correct as well....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course ECON 200 taught by Professor Walsh during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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