Editing_for_Grammar

Editing_for_Grammar - Eng 212 Editing for Grammar Articles...

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Eng 212 Editing for Grammar Articles 1) Remember that singular count nouns must have an article or other determiner A different rule The different rule That different rule Her different rule 2) Use “the” only when you and the reader both know which specific person, thing or action. That is both of you share the same knowledge or you have mentioned it in a previous sentence. One women extended a lunch invitation to a colleague . The colleague declined the invitation saying she had a report to write Word Forms 3) Always use simple present tense after modals and infinite “to” Can cause Might help Want to go Happy to have 4) Use verb + ing after a preposition (other than to) By moving to the US After learning about grammar… To help me with grammar 5) -ed can only describe a person who feels or experiences the emotion whereas -ing describes any noun that causes the emotion She might feel confused The situation is very confusing (to me) 6) Using a noun or verb instead of an adjective or using an adjective instead of an adverb You need to be patience You need to be patient I feel so regret about it I feel so regretful We talk honest with each other We talk honestly with each other
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Eng 212 Dependent Clauses (Fragments) 7) Identify dependent clauses by placing brackets { } around them and then make sure they are connected to an independent clause by a joining/signal word by adding a subject or verb or both or by punctuation. Elsa Arnett recently went to Vietnam. {Because she wanted to discover her roots.} Elsa Arnett recently went to Vietnam because she wanted to discover her roots. {Travelling from the airport to Hanoi} o Elsa Arnett traveled from the airport to Hanoi Travelling from the airport to Hanoi, Elsa Arnett was fascinated by what she saw. Tense Shifts
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