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Sentence

2012 1. Sentence * A grammatical unit of one or more words thatexpresses an independent statement, question, request, command, exclamation, etc. * A group of words which expresses a complete and definite thought Kinds of Sentences * Declarative - A declarative sentence makes a statement. A declarative sentence ends with a period. Example: I am a student of Far Eastern University. * Interrogative - An interrogative sentence asks a question. An interrogative sentence ends with...

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Sentence or sentence fragments

ENGLISH 7 Language NAME: _______________________YEAR AND SECTION: _________________DATE: _____________________ I. Decide whether each of the following word groups is a sentence or a sentence fragment. If the word group is a sentence, write S on the line provided. If it is a sentence fragment, write F. _________ 1. Taking a canoe trip in Canada. _________ 2. Sufficient food for a week’s journey. _________ 3. Others had camped there before us. _________ 4. Ashes indicated the...

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Run on Sentences

Run on Sentences Run on sentences are sentences that contain too many ideas without proper punctuation. Not all long sentences are run on sentences. It is perfectly acceptable to join several related ideas in one compound sentence. However, if you don't follow punctuation rules, a sentence can become a run on. A simple explanation of run ons and some examples of run on sentences should help to make this point clear. Components of A Sentence Each sentence has 3 necessary components 1. A subject:...

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Effective Sentences

Effective Sentences     Effective sentences are unity, coherence, and emphasis. A.     Unity * Unity is the first quality of an effective sentence. A unified sentence expresses a single complete thought. It does not contain ideas that are not related, nor does it express a "[T]he essential quality of a paragraph should be unity. A paragraph is supposed to have a central idea, and everything in the paragraph relates to and develops that idea. The reader finds no surprises, and every sentence fits...

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Sentence Skills

1. Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? (A gerund is a verb form used the same way as a noun.) A. An interesting novel provides good entertainment. B. The laughing boy sat down. C. Winning the race demanded speed and endurance. D. I am going home. 2. The italicized words make up which type of verbal phrase? Turning the corner, Kate bumped into David. A. Gerund B. Split infinitive ...

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Following Sentences

______________________________________________________________________________ Student’s name : Test A Exercise 1. Put in semicolons, colons, dashes, quotation marks, Italics (use an underline), and parentheses where ever they are needed in the following sentences. 1. The men in question Harold Keene, Jim Peterson, and Gerald Greene deserve awards. 2. Several countries participated in the airlift Italy, Belgium, France, and Luxembourg. 3. Only one course was open to us surrender, said the ex-major, and...

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Sentence Coherence

Sentence Coherence Coherence means the quality of sticking together. a sentence has coherence when the sentence elements are so arranged as to show their relationship. Clarity in the sentence depends largely on proper word order A. Achieving coherence through proper placement of modifiers A modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that describes, strengthens, or clarifies another word (or group of words) in a sentence. When a modifier is placed in its proper position in a sentence, a sense...

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Sentence and Answer

programs to gain points. 9. Why did Marcia advised John to rent a suite in a hotel? ANSWER: 10. Choose TRUE or FALSE. Marcia is still working in a travel agency. Question 2 Marks: 1 Choose the words/ phrases that best complete the sentence or question. Would you mind ___ with my luggage? Choose one answer. | a. giving me a hand | | | b. gave me a hand | | | c. give me a hand | | Question 3 Marks: 1 She changed her _______ blouse after the meal. It's so dirty...

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Sentence and Michael

long to do? What did he plan to do to accomplish this? 3. How did Michael display ‘a cool head and iron nerves’? 4. Which sight filled Michael’s heart with delight and why? 5. Why did Michael not wait for rescue? 6. Use the word ‘face’(line 42) in a sentence of your own such that it has a different meaning from that it carries in the passage. (c) With close reference to the last five paragraphs of the extract and in not more than 60 words, trace Michael’s descent from the top of the ball to the foot...

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Fragments: Sentence Predicate

HOME  | PARTS OF SPEECH | SENTENCE STRUCTURE | PUNCTUATION | USAGE | EXERCISES | Elements of Sentence Construction Subjects and Predicates Parts of speech have specific tasks to perform when they are put together in a sentence. A noun or pronoun functions as the sentence subject when it is paired with a verb functioning as the sentence predicate. Every sentence has a subject and predicate. A subject can be a noun or pronoun that is partnered with an action verb.         Example:                    ...

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