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Grammar: Complete Sentences, Run-ons, and Fragments
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A complete sentence must contain a __________ and a __________ AND express a __________.
subject, predicate, complete thought.
A complete sentence can also be called...
an independent clause.
a group of words that does not express a complete thought
The three types of fragments are...
words, phrases, and dependent clauses
a group of words that contains a subject OR predicate--but not both.
a group of words that contains a subject AND predicate
The two types of clauses are...
independent and dependent.
a group of words that contains a subject and predicate AND can stand alone as a complete thought
a group of words that contains a subject and predicate BUT cannot stand alone
Dependent clauses often begin with...
AAAWWUBBIS words, aka, subordinating conjunctions.
a group of words that contains two or more independent clauses (complete sentences) joined together without proper punctuation
A run-on is a failed __________ sentence.
Most run-ons are missing either a...
comma OR a coordinating conjunction, aka, a FANBOYS coordinator.
What are the three basic ways to fix a run-on?
a period, a semicolon, or a comma + FANBOYS
How can you fix a run-on with revision?
Make one of the clauses dependent
a run-on caused when you ONLY put a comma between two independent clauses (needs a FANBOYS word)
If your friend has to make a presentation and is primarily concerned with connecting with his or her audience and in establishing credibility, what mode of delivery would you recommend?
All responsible success and failure rests with?
What determines the size of the authority-power gap between a manager and an employee?
Sarah is speaking to a customer who is decisive, forceful, and in a hurry. Sarah should
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