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5 Matching questions

  1. Don't use a thesaurus
  2. punctuation when joining sentences with conjunctive adverb
  3. How to make a passive voice sentence active
  4. It's okay to break some rules of mechanics
  5. anecdote
  1. a small
  2. b locate the verb and figure out who is the agent (doer) of the verb and make that agent your verb's actual subject.
  3. c such as the rule not to write in fragments-if you do so intentionally and successfully for rhetorical reasons . (For my papers, indicate in pencil in the margins if you are intentionally breaking a rule of mechanics, so that I know you know what you're up to.)
  4. d however, therefore, for example, moreover)
  5. e to find fancier or more impressive or more academic seeming words when an ordinary, simple one will do

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. is when the subject of a sentence ≠ the doer (agent) of the verb. Passive is sometimes useful for focusing the sentence's attention on the object of the action rather than the agent, but, in general, agentless passive voice should be avoided, especially when it makes your meaning unclear. Don't use it t avoid saying "I." To fix:
  2. (both Hjortshoj's definition (antyhing written) and mine ("anything readable
  3. before and. (or any coordinating conjunction: and, or, but for, so, yet)
  4. appeal to senses
  5. Start with your interests and existing areas of expertise.

5 True/False questions

  1. tabooforhiben subject


  2. in the words of Loana(to join 2 very similarly constructed sentences, to join sentences using a conjunctive adverb, to join items in a list IF one of them or more of them already has a comma or commas)


  3. RESEARCH WRITING CONCEPTSLead in each new source with author's full name and authority Subsequent reference to the same source should be by last name only (whether ♂or ♀)authority = person's area of expertise, not Dr. or ProfTitles (independently published) vs "Titles" (part of a larger work)
    Use italics, not underlining, throughout paper including on


  4. Becoming an experienced writerdoesn't happen overnight. It's an ongoing process.that will continue over the next four years and beyond. Also, it doesn't happen passively; it takes planning and intentionality. Finally, the more you kearn about how to make your writing better, the more you will notice that you want to improve they're vs. there vs. their


  5. Best resources for newspaper articlesread aloud to someone, start earlier, keep a journal of paper ideas, outline between drafts