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1. Because Thomas wants to work in the hotel industry, he has decided to get a degreein hotel management.2...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Choosing the Best Major1.(Thomas wants to work in the hotel industry./ Thomas has decided to get adegree in hotel management./ because). Hotel management is a growing businessand young professionals have many opportunities.2.(there is a lot of competitionin this career./ Some universities offer excellent programs for students./although).After Thomas chose his major, he did some research on the available schools.3.(Hedecided to apply to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas./ It has a popular degreeprogram./ because)The courses include introduction to hospitality management ,conference planning, speech, and economics.4.(Thomas begins his studies./ Hisfamily will visit the city to find him a place to live./ before)5.(Thomas finishes hisprogram./ There will be lots of job opportunities for him within a large hotel
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P a g e|335...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Task 6: Read the following sentences about painting in a room. Add information tocomplete each sentence. Add a comma where necessary. The first one is done asan example.1. Before I chose to paint my bedroom,I did some research about the popular colors.2. Bright yellow was not a good color because..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3. While I was painting the room.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4. After I finished the job............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5. When I enter my room now..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6. Making a comfortable environment was important since.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2. COMMON SENTENCE ERRORSIf the writing contains errors in sentence structures, it is really difficult for readers tounderstand the writer’s ideas. There are two common sentence-structure errorsnamely run-on and fragment sentences.2.1. run-on sentences:Two sentences join by only a comma, without any connectors or transitions or there isno punctuation to join two independent clauses (known as fused sentences)Example:-I quit smoking cigarettes are expensive. (fused sentence)→ I quit smoking. Cigarettes are expensive.→ I quit smoking; Cigarettes are expensive.→ I quit smokingbecausecigarettes are expensive.-I did not see the movie, I read the book.→ I did not see the movie,butI read the book.
P a g e|34Task 7: Look at the example above and fill in the table belowTask 8: Read the sentences. If the sentence is correct, write C. If the sentence is incorrect,write I and correct it1. _____I went to the store with my friend Rachel, we bought milk.2. _____We brought the groceries through the back door after we got back.3. _____I noticed that there was a little dirt on the floor the DVD player was missingnothing else was gone.4. _____We called the police after we realized there had been a robbery.5. ______The police arrived immediately and inspected the whole apartment.
Task 9: There are six mistakes in this paragraph related to run-on sentences. Find andcorrect them.

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