Wednesday, November 21, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION,Nov. 21st

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:

... December is almost here ...
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 2006/2007 archive in the side bar.

7 comments:

Tammy said...

1. December is almost here and the first day of winter.

2. As December is almost here, perhaps I should start my Christmas shopping.

3. December is almost here; my children are very excited that Christmas is coming.

Tammy said...

1. December is almost here, and so is the first official day of winter.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: I'm glad you made that correction:-)

Margaret said...

1. The Christmas Wishbook notice in the mail is a reminder that December is almost here.
2. Winterizing my car is on my to do list this week as December is almost here.
3. December is almost here; winter is setting in nicely.

Veronica Baig said...

Margaret:#1--That's an independent clause, and you have turned the original independent clause into a dependent one.#2--same problem; #3--good.

richard said...

1. Even though the nice weather, December is almost here.
2. When the snow begins to fall, this indicates that December is almost here.
3. December is almost here, and Christmas will arrive soon too.

Veronica Baig said...

Richard: There's a problem with the phrase; the others are much better.