Review for Diagnostic Grammar Test

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1 Review for Diagnostic Grammar Test Refer to Appendix A, “Grammar and Mechanics Guide,” in your textbook (Guffey, 7 th Edition) for the following grammar rules and guidelines: Complete sentences (avoid fragments) – Guide 1, p. A-2, and p. 149 Run-on sentences – Guide 2, p. A-2, and p. 149 Subjunctive mood – Guide 5, p. A-4 Nominative-/subjective-case pronouns (Guides 11-12, p. A-6) and objective-case pronouns (Guides 11, 12, and 13, p. A-6) Possessive case pronouns – Guide 14, p. A-7 (see Tip) Who/whom – Guide 16, p. A-7 Pronoun agreement with antecedents - Guides 17-18, p. A-8 Hyphenated adjectives – Guide 20, p. A-9 Commas – Guides 21-26, pp. A-9 through A-12 *Avoid comma splices
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Unformatted text preview: (incorrect use of comma), Guide 3, pp. A-2 & A-3 (see Tip, p. A-3), and pp. 149-50. Semicolons Guides 27-28, pp. A-12 & A-13 Colons Guides 29-30, p. A-13 Apostrophe Guides 31-33, p. A-14; also see second example under Guide 40, p. A-17 Periods Guide 34, p. A-15 (see Tip about polite requests) Dash Guide 36, p. A-15 Parentheses Guide 37, p. A-15 Quotation marks Guide 38, p. A-16 Capitalization Guides 39-46, pp. A-16 through A-18 Number Usage Guides 47-50, pp. A-18 & A-19 Frequently confused/misused words pp. A-21 & A-22; Guide 14, p. A-7 (see Tip) Parallel sentence structure p. 172 (Chapter 6) Misplaced/dangling modifiers p. 152 (Chapter 5)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course MANAGEMENT 3353 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Texas State.

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