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Thursday, February 12, 2009

COMPLETE THE SENTENCE ... Feb. 12th, 2010

Use the type of clause, phrase, or grammar indicated to complete the following sentence; you can add the phrase or clause before or after (not both) to the clause below:

... many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vancouver ...

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 archive in the side bar.

6 comments:

Anastasia said...

1) At home today, many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vancouver.

2) Where I live many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vancouver.

3) I know many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vancouver.

Veronica Baig said...

ANASTASIA: #1--good; #2--you need a comma after the dependent clause; #3--this is a complex situation--you have turned the original independent clause into an adjective clause while omitting the relative pronoun from that clause: I know many people (who) will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vancouver. (see Chart 13.5 in the SB).

Joanne T said...

1. For the next two weeks, many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vancouver.

2. While I am working this weekend, many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vacouver.

3. Many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vacouver and I will be one of them.

Veronica Baig said...

JOANNE: Nicely done--remember to use a comma in #3 where a coordinating conjunction separates 2 independent clauses;-)

Daniel.H said...

1= Here in Edmonton, many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games from Vancouver.
2= Many people will be watching the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver by the time I get home.
3= Many people will be watching the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver tomorrow.

Veronica Baig said...

DANIEL: #s 1 & 2--excellent; #3--you need an independent clause added on here;-)