Monday, December 10, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION, Dec. 10th

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:

... I am looking forward to the holiday season...
1. Use a phrase
2. Use a dependent clause
3. Use an independent clause

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7 comments:

Tammy said...

1. I am looking forward to the holiday season, visiting family and friends.
2. This is my favorite time of year, I am looking forward to the holiday season.
3. My children are so excited that Christmas Day is near; I am looking forward to the holiday season with them.

Tammy said...

1. I am looking forward to the holiday season and Christmas dinner.
:-)

Veronica Baig said...

#1--good but no comma; #2--you have added an independent clause; #3--good, but in reality that is an independent clause + a dependent clause;-)
It's nice when you can look forward to Christmas dinner when you're probably the one cooking it!

richard said...

1. Since this morning, I am looking forward to the holiday season.
2. Because the children ask persistently for their Christmas gifs, I am looking forward to the holiday season.
3. I am looking forward to the holiday season, and I will spend the most part of my free time with the family.

Veronica Baig said...

Richard: Good work:-)

Tammy said...

1. I am looking forward to the holiday season; visiting family and friends.
2. I am looking forward to the holiday season because, this is my favorite time of year.
3. I am looking forward to the holiday season with my children.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy:#1--omit the semicolon (use a semicolon to separate two independent clauses); #2--no comma after "because"; #3--this is a phrase that you have added.