Week 9 Assignment1 COM155 - Paragraph two gave a great...

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Paragraph two gave a great [Clearer writing suggestion--"great" is an overworked word, too frequently seen, and too vague. It has too many meanings: huge, superior, numerous, etc. Besides "much," a "great deal" can mean an excellent transaction. Use a more specific adjective] insight to the issues that American’s [Contractions are inappropriate in academic writing--write it out] face with the credit card industry. The author [If this means yourself, avoid referring to yourself in the third person; if this is a personal account, use the first person (I, me, my)] ’s brief explanation of the concerns of the credit card industry was written clearly and easy to understand. The sentences contained variety and supported the subject in a manner very well. After reading the paragraph, I was interested [The passive voice is a form of "be" (was) and a participle (interested ). Over-use of the passive voice can make paragraphs officious and tedious to read. Try to use the active voice most often; for example, passive voice = The paper was completed on time. Active voice = the student completed the paper on time--See eCampus > Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials & Guides > Grammar & Writing Guides > Active & passive voice]
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