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“Weekended”Justin finished his project in ENSP703 first, Mr.Ramirez will collect it on Wednesday then hewashed his car it was very dirty and marshy Justintook the bucket and sponge in the garage hewashed the car with and soap, he dried it with atowel Justin saw clouds in the sky he hoped itdoesnt rain.
RUN-ON SENTENCEShas too many independent clauses ortwo independent clauses that are not linked correctly.
1. Fused Sentences -consists of two/more independent clauses, but both the comma and conjunction are missing.Even though Patrick rode the LRT, he was still latefor class the train had mechanical problems. He hadto walk to the next station.
2. Comma Splice-consists of two or more independent clauses thatfollow one another and are incorrectly linked togetheronly with a comma. The coordinating conjunction ismissing.Ex:Julie writes the music, Timothy plays the guitar.
“Weekended”Justin finished his project in Enge203 first, Mr.Ramirez will collect it on Wednesday Then hewashed his car it was very dirty and marshy Justintook the bucket and sponge in the garage Hewashed the car with and soap, he dried it with atowel Justin saw clouds in the sky he hoped itdoesnt rain.
Strategy 1 — Make two complete sentences. Run-on: The computer is a useful tool it can be used for academic or leisurely activities .Revised: The computer is a useful tool. It canbe used for academic or leisurely activities.
Strategy 2— Use a comma and acoordinating conjunction. F-A-N-B-O-Y-S Run-on: George didn’t study for the midterm exams, he got failing grades.Revised: George didn’t study for themidterm exams, so he got failinggrades.
Strategy 3— Use a subordinatingconjunction. Run-on: Chris needs to participate actively and submit all requirements he wants to pass the English class.Revised: Chris needs to participateactively and submit all requirements ifhe wants to pass the English class.
Strategy 4— Use a semicolon. Run-on: Please listen to Vincent he needs a friend right now.Revised: Please listen to Vincent;he needs a friend right now.
Javi was supposed to be inTrigonometry class he was flirting withpretty girls in the cafeteria. He wants topass the course, he got a failing grade.He needed a grade of 90 in the finalexam he can pass the course.
THE EFFECTIVE HANDSHAKEBusiness negotiations in America usually begins and endswith a handshake here are some hints for an effectivehandshake. Use a firm grip that show confidence,sincerity, and power. Too tight handshakes signal a powerplay fingertip handshakes or a loose grip comes across asweak or uncommitted. Use caution with people who hasarthritis an effective handshake doesn’t yank the otherperson’s hand positive words and a warm tone of voicereinforce the handshake.