Sunday, February 3, 2008

SENTENCE COMPLETION, Feb. 3rd

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:

... many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weekend ...

1. Use a phrase
2. Use a dependent clause
3. Use an independent clause

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6 comments:

BLowen said...

The ratings indicate that many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weekend.

Many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weekend; I wish I had.

Many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weekend. All the networks aired the game.

Veronica Baig said...

Blowen: #1--you have turned the independent clause you were given into a dependent one; #2--great; #3--Yes, but make it one sentence.

Irena said...

1. During the last weekend, many people watched The Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl.
2. While many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weakened, I had to entertain guests.
3. Many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weekend and talked about it afterwards all day on Monday at work.

Veronica Baig said...

#1--Good; #2--you have changed the original independent clauses into a dependent one and then add an independent clause--also note the problem with the spelling of weekend;-)#3--yes, but remember the punctuation needed with independent clauses.

Janine said...

1.At the pubs around the world, many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weekend.
2.While many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl last weekend, I was busy studying.
3.I watched the Airzona Cardinals loose the Superbowl while many people watched the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Superbowl, last weekend.

Veronica Baig said...

Janine: #1--omit "the" before "pubs"; #2--you have changed the original independent clause into a dependent one, and then add an independent clause;#3--again you have changed the independent clause into a dependent one, and watch for word confusion between loose and lose;-)