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Unformatted text preview: September 19 S&S HOT TOPICS - a lot...not alot - accept...to receive, except...to exclude - believe, think, feel, hope...you do not know what people believe, etc. --can say "Gina said she hopes..." --can not say "Gina hopes..." - complement...supplementing or completes - compliment...praise - imply...writers/speakers imply in their words - infer...listener/reader infer something in words - it's not uncommon...it's common - ages: --He is 4 years old --He has a 4-year-old daughter --"s" = no hyphen, no "s" = hyphen - neither...nor - not only...but also(NEVER a comma before but) - funeral service...use services or funeral - general public...use public - ensure...guarantee, insure...refers to insurance Connecting Words - prepositions... some more than one word - along with/as well as/ instead of/ etc... - parallel prepositions...should repeat prep. - separating proper nouns...must separate! Conjunctions - coordinate conjunctions connect words, phrases - correlative conjunctions connect words, phrases of equal rank --Study list on Page 106. - if...then/ "If you study, then you will do well." - subordinate clauses...although, because, after -NEVER a comma before because in the middle of a sentence That/Which - that is essential to the meaning of a sentence - which is not essential, comma always before - conjunction adverbs...transitional words --also, besides, likewise, meanwhile --Page 107 ...
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