Saturday, August 5, 2006


Use the type of clause, phrase, or grammar indicated to complete the following sentence; you can add the phrase or clause before or after the clause below:

... The 2008 Summer Olympics start on August 8th ...
1. Use a phrase
2. Use a dependent clause
3. Use an independent clause

Note: you can still see previous Sentence Completion questions; they are posted in the 2007 archive in the side bar.

IN THE NEWS, August 5th

Each week, there will be an overview of a business related issue that is in the news. Please post your personal responses to the news item. Bonus points for participation! Please respond to the following news item:

Some people are very cynical about the Olympic Games; they think that the Games are more about money than athletics. What do you think and why?

VOCABULARY, August 5th

Vocabulary building is important for both reading comprehension and writing. Use the following two words (note the part of speech) in one sentence.

consensus (noun) + controversial (adjective)

Correct answers will be saved to the Blog archive.