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As an English instructor i am regularly searching for how one can inspire scholars to benefit from the extra technical aspects equivalent to grammar, writing, proofreading. this can be a nice booklet for any age. it may be used as a quick job initially of sophistication a number of days every week, or besides instructing writing. it truly is worthy having in your bookshelf!

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By M. S. Samston

As an English instructor i am regularly searching for how one can inspire scholars to benefit from the extra technical aspects equivalent to grammar, writing, proofreading. this can be a nice booklet for any age. it may be used as a quick job initially of sophistication a number of days every week, or besides instructing writing. it truly is worthy having in your bookshelf!

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Com 47 Chess Game POSSIBLE CORRECTION : A man went to visit his friend. He was astonished to find him playing chess with his dog. He watched the game for a while. ” he exclaimed. ” “No, he’s not so smart,” the friend replied. ” NOTES : • • • • • Sentences need subjects. The second and third sentences are sentence fragments because they don’t have subjects. That’s is a contraction used for that is. He’s is a contraction used for he is. Since the man is “exclaiming,” an exclamation point should be used after his exclamations.

NOTES : • • • This is a good exercise for practicing the use of correct tense. The paragraphs should be in either present tense or past tense. (The chickens walked. They said. She gave. OR The chickens walk. They say. ) A comma should not be used to separate two sentences. Use a period, a semicolon, or a comma with and, but, or, for or nor. ) The last paragraph has many sentence fragments that need to be corrected. Phunny Stuph • Copyright © 2005 Cottonwood Press, Inc. com 44 Queen Size A little boy went to the store with his grandmother.

Use a period, a semicolon, or a comma with and, but, or, for or nor. ) The last paragraph has many sentence fragments that need to be corrected. Phunny Stuph • Copyright © 2005 Cottonwood Press, Inc. com 44 Queen Size A little boy went to the store with his grandmother. On the way home, he looked over the things in her bag. Found a package of panty hose and read aloud the words Queen Size. He turned to his grandmother and said, Look Grandma you wear the same size as my mom and dads bed! Phunny Stuph • Copyright © 2005 Cottonwood Press, Inc.

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