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Parallel structure

  1. 1. PARALLEL STRUCTURES ENGLISH COMPREHENSION AND COMPOSITOIN Course Supervisor: Ayyaz Qadeer 02/18/14 1
  2. 2. FAULTY PARALLELISM Faulty Parallelism Corrected Version Formerly, science was taught by the textbook method, while now the laboratory method is employed. Formerly, science was taught by the textbook method; now it is taught by the laboratory method.
  3. 3. FAULTY PARALLELISM Faulty Parallelism Corrected Version The French, the Italians, Spanish, and Portuguese The French, the Italians, the Spanish, and the Portuguese In spring, summer, or in winter In spring, summer, or winter (In spring, in summer, or in winter)
  4. 4. Correlative expressions Faulty Parallelism Corrected Version It was both a long ceremony and very tedious. The ceremony was both long and tedious. A time not for words, but action A time not for words, but for action Either you must grant his request or incur his ill will. You must either grant his request or incur his ill will. My objections are, first, the injustice of the measure; second, that it is unconstitutional. My objections are, first, that the measure is unjust; second, that it is unconstitutional.
  5. 5. Making comparisons Faulty Parallelism Corrected Version My income is smaller than my wife. My income is smaller than my wife's.
  6. 6. BEST OF LUCK
  7. 7. BEST OF LUCK

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