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    English150 Week3 Part1 English150 Week3 Part1 Presentation Transcript

    • Grammar and Summary Week 3, Part 1
    • Today
      • 6 Biggest Grammar Errors
      • Summary
    • Word of the Day
      • Wrest
      • To twist, turn, or pull
      • To take away by force
      • The heckler wrested the comedian’s authority from him.
      • I want to wrest the cigarette from my grandma every time she lights up.
    • 6 Biggest Grammar Errors
      • Parallel structure
      • Comma splices/run-ons
      • Fragments
      • Subject agreement
      • Dangling modifier
      • Wrong word
    • Dangling Modifier
      • Dangling Modifier:
      • A modifier that does not refer logically to any word in the sentence. It suggests but does not name the true subject.
    • Dangling Modifier
      • Diseased, the farmers disposed of the potatoes.
      • Checking the call display while biking, a dog ran in front of me.
      • Deciding to join the navy, the recruiter enthusiastically pumped Joe’s hand.
      • Upon entering the doctor’s office, a skeleton caught my attention.
    • Dangling Modifier
      • Though only sixteen, UCLA accepted Martha’s application.
      • To please the children, some fireworks were set off a day early.
    • Try It!
    • 6 Biggest Grammar Errors
      • Parallel structure
      • Comma splices/run-ons
      • Fragments
      • Subject-verb agreement
      • Dangling modifier
      • Wrong word
    • 6. Wrong Word
      • Affect/Effect
      • Its/it’s
      • Allot/a lot
      • Who’s whose
      • Your/you’re
      • They’re/their/there
    • Try It!
    • 6 Biggest Grammar Errors
      • Parallel structure
      • Comma splices/run-ons
      • Fragments
      • Subject-verb agreement
      • Dangling participle
      • Wrong word
    • Why the Blog?
      • Post comments and practice your writing
      • Post group work for group work mark and participation
      • Find past PowerPoints
      • Find readings
      • Ask questions that may apply to the whole group
    • The Blog!
      • Wait for an email—no email? Email me!
      • Click on the link
      • Sign in with previous google account OR create google account
      • Sign in with new google account
    • Ten Steps
      • Identify reader and title
      • State the complete thesis (controlling idea and supporting reasons).
      • Include significant points
      • Maintain the order (except for the thesis)
      • Maintain the proportion
      • Be neutral
      • Exclude your own response
      • Be brief
      • No quotations except for key words
      • Put only the author’s words in quotations
    • Steps to Completing a Summary
      • Read through piece carefully
      • Read piece again and again, until you have main ideas
      • Look at the title, subtitle, and headings (if any)
      • Write an outline with controlling idea and main points (in the same order as the article)
      • Write your summary from the outline
      • Use the present tense
    • Details—exclude these
      • Authorities cited or quoted
      • Research findings, data
      • Examples (brief or extended)
      • Literary devices (eg metaphors, imagery)
    • Summary
      • You have the rest of the class
      • No electronic dictionaries
      • English-English paper dictionaries permitted
      • Write double-spaced
      • Write in pen
    • Summary: How it will be marked
      • Structure
      • Content
      • Sentence-level