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Grammar: Quiz IX


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How do I combine two independent clauses with a conjunction or...
however, therefore, moreover, furthermore, thus, meanwhile, nonetheless, otherwise
By using coordinating conjunctions. The second independent clause must begin with a coordinating...
How do I combine two independent clauses with a conjunction or...
How do I combine two independent clauses with a conjunction or...
By using coordinating conjunctions. The second independent clause must begin with a coordinating...
By adverbial conjunctions otherwise known as independent marker words. Define- a...
How do I combine two independent clauses with a conjunction or...
The dash is used to set off parenthetical information and provide emphasis. Example- There...
How can I set off parenthetical information in a sentence?
Loose Sentence- a sentence in which the essential elements, in the main clause, come first,...
What is the difference between a loose and a periodic sentence?
-Used to join 2 independent clauses when emphasis on the second is desired. Example- Sam...
How/when do I use a colon?
Singular- each, another, no one, anybody, somebody, nobody, everybody, one, anyone, everyone,...
Which indefinite pronouns are singular and which are plural?
What is parallel structure and how do I maintain it through a series of...
Singular- each, another, no one, anybody, somebody, nobody, everybody, one, anyone, everyone,...
Define- using the same pattern of words to show that two or more ideas have the same level...
What is parallel structure and how do I maintain it through a series of...
Define- a dangling modifier is a word or phrase that modifies a word not clearly stated...
What are misplaced and dangling modifiers and how do...
Active Voice- the subject of the sentence performs the action expressed in the verb.*By...
How do I state ideas in active (rather than passive) voice?
Abstract Language- refers to things that are intangible, that are perceived not through...
What is the difference between concrete and abstract language?
A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing or idea.
What is a noun?
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or another pronoun.
What is a pronoun?
An adjective is a word that modifies a pronoun or a noun.
What is an adjective?
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb or another adverb.
What is an adverb?
A verb is a word that expresses an action or a state of being.
What is a verb?
A preposition is a word that relates a pronoun or noun to other words in the sentence.
What is a preposition?
A conjugation is a word that joins words or groups of wordstogether.
What is a conjugation?
Past perfect
What tense is "had written"?
"I" for subject; "me" for object
What is the difference between "I" and "me":?
"their" is possessive; "they're" is "they are"
What is the difference between "their" and "they're"?
Use "who" when you would use "he"; use "whom" when you would use "him"
How do you know whether to use "who" or "whom"?
"It's" is possessive: "it's" is "it is"
What is the difference between "its" and "it's"?