Saturday, August 18, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION, August 18th

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 Olympic Games in Beijing are well under way ...
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.

4 comments:

karine said...

1. Since August 8, the Olympic Games in Beijing are going well under way.
2. The Olympic Games in Beijing are well under way because several athletes are participating.
3. The Olympic Games in Beijing are well under way, and the journalists like China.

Veronica Baig said...

Katine: #1--awkward grammatically (verb tense with "since"); #2--OK--but I think there are more than several athletes;-) #3--good.

richard said...

1. The Olympic Games in Beijing are well under way since they began.
2. Because they are well organised, the Olympic Games in Beijing are well under way.
3. The Olympic Games in Beijing are well under way, and Canada athletes have some medals to bring back in the country.

Veronica Baig said...

Richard: #1 is a clause, not a phrase #2 is good; #3 the clause is good, but use "Canadian athletes have some medals to bring back to the country."