By Dana Ferris
Language strength is helping scholars take keep an eye on in their writing. Diagnostic actions let scholars and teachers to pinpoint strengths and parts for development. Twenty-five tutorials supply scholars new techniques and instruments for figuring out and bettering vocabulary utilization, grammar, and elegance. no matter if scholars paintings via Language energy all alone or teachers combine tutorials into category classes, the outcome is the same—students come to appreciate their techniques as writers and make convinced offerings to speak with their viewers and attain their ambitions. Written by way of UC Davis professor and ESL expert Dana Ferris, Language energy is perfect for moment language studying and first-year composition and for classes that have to tackle either. it may be the most textual content for any writing direction or a powerful complement.
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10. Joe was enraged when he saw his test score. DISCOVER PRACTICE 1 PRACTICE 2 APPLY ✓ APPLY Parts of Speech Once you are finished with the labeling, look at the paragraph as a whole and write a paragraph in response to the following questions: What do you notice about your choices? For example, do you use many prepositions or conjunctions? Are you more likely to choose nouns or pronouns? Do you tend to use more adjectives or adverbs? There are no right or wrong answers to these questions; but the point in thinking about them is to develop an awareness of how you use various words.
Conjunctions can also be used to connect phrases within a sentence. In this first example, and connects the two underlined verb phrases: After I got home from work, I fed the cat and changed my clothes. In this second example, and connects two prepositional phrases: Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go! And here, and connects two adverb phrases: The big yellow dog crept slowly and stealthily toward the birds. DISCOVER PRACTICE 1 PRACTICE 2 APPLY FOCUS ✓ I got home from work happens before I fed the cat.
2. Trash smells, it looks gross, and it’s everywhere. 3. Nonetheless, I found myself dangling my legs over the side of a dumpster as I slowly tried to lower my feet inside. 4. Below me were smashed oranges and bloody bags of meat. 5. I tried to slide my hand about six inches to the left to get a better grip, but stopped when my fingers touched some kind of cold, pink frosting. 6. Shaking my head, I decided to just hold my nose and jump. 7. ” 8. Having taken an American Studies class at UC Davis called Food and Health in the United States, she wrote a report on a counter-culture group of people known as Freegans, who, among other things, often eat food from dumpsters as a form of protest.