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Saturday, September 8, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION, September 8th

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:

... Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called an election for October 14th ...
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.

4 comments:

Satvinder said...

Last week Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called an election for October 14th.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called an election for October 14th now all the parties have to get ready for the that.


Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called an election for October 14th because he feels his government has a chance to be a majority government.

Veronica Baig said...

Satvinder: #1--when the phrase is a definite time in the past, then you don't use the present perfect in the main clause. #2--those are two independent clauses, but #3 has a dependent clause;-) Remember the punctuation.

Dave said...

1. The announcement said that at three PM today; Prime Minister Harper has called an election for October 14th.
2. Even though there is loads of political work, Prime Minister Harper has called an election for October 14th.
3. Prime Minister Harper has called an election for October 14th; however, he doesn’t seem to be ready to campaign.

Veronica Baig said...

Dave: #1--a clause, and the punctuation is off; #s 2 and 3--good work.