Another thing that this class pointed out about my

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convoluted syntax. Another thing that this class pointed out about my writing that I never noticed before is that my sentences are not as strong as they could be. For instance I have a tendency to use “extra” words such as basically in my writing which then detracts from the overall sentence. Another thing that I had to be conscious of in my writing is that I need to make sure that the subject of my sentence and the verb of the sentence are as close together as they can be. This technique helps the reader of the text understand and read each sentence better. The only thing that I wished I would have experienced more in this class is working on improving our own personal writing. We learned many skills and techniques to incorporate into our writing, however at least for me, when writing my paper or journals it was hard to actively incorporate them. What I mean by this is that at least for me when I write I don’t plan out every sentence before it is written, therefore some of the skills learned are not included within in. My
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  • Spring '12
  • Bianco
  • Writing, Composition studies, Port Authority

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