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  1. 1.  Forevery minute you spend angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness
  2. 2.  Possessives are words that show ownership. A contraction is created by removing internal letters. Both possessives and contractions use an apostrophe. it’s is a contraction. Its is a possessive.
  3. 3.  Rule 1: Add ’S to show the possessive for a singular noun and for a plural noun that does not end in S. Rule 2: Add only an apostrophe to show the possessive for a plural noun ending in S.
  4. 4.  Rule1: Use an apostrophe to take the place of the missing letters in a contraction. Most contractions combine a noun and a verb.
  5. 5.  Allsentences begin with capital letters. Proper nouns begin with capital letters. The pronoun I is always capitalized. A capital letter begins the first, last, and any important word in the title of a book, magazine, song, movie, poem, or other work.
  6. 6. A complete sentence that makes a statement ends with a period. Most abbreviations end with a period. A question ends with a question mark. A statement expression strong feeling or excitement ends with an exclamation mark. A comma separates things in a series. A comma comes before the conjunction that compounds independent clauses.
  7. 7. A comma separates an interruption from the rest of the sentence. A comma separates quoted words from the rest of the sentence. A comma separates items in an address or date. A colon shows the reader that a list or explanation follows. Quotation marks are used to identify the exact words of a speaker
  8. 8.  my name is jacqueline. i am a clerk at Dave Grocery Store. Sometimes i work at a Cash register. When I nott working there I work in the service counter. The grocery store has a bank a flower shop and a pharmacy. There is an ATM between the entrance. The store is on Main Street. All most everybody in town shops at Dave’s. dave is is the store owner he is a really good friend mine of.
  9. 9.  MostEnglish sentences (clauses) conform to the SVO word order. This means that the Subject comes before the Verb, which comes before the Object.
  10. 10.  SUBJECT + VERB + what? or who? = DIRECT OBJECT indirect object precedes the direct object and tells to whom or for whom the action of the verb is done and who is receiving the direct object.
  11. 11.  Ifthe indirect object comes first in a sentence, there is no preposition.  They gave Harold a new car. 2.If it comes second, a preposition must be used.  They gave a new car to Harold. 3. If the direct object is a pronoun (it, this ... ), it comes first and we must use a preposition.  I bought it for my sister.
  12. 12. A simple sentence has one independent clause (one subject and a verb). A compound sentence contains two independent clauses that are joined together. - a semicolon - a coordinating conjunction - a transition
  13. 13.  For And Nor But Or Yet So
  14. 14. Moreover For exampleFurthermore For instanceIn addition In particularbesides Meanwhile (at the same time)However On the contrary Subsequently (after)In contrast On the other hand Thereafter (after)Consequently AccordinglyThus HenceTherefore As a resultIndeedIn fact
  15. 15. A complex sentence contains at least one independent clause and one dependent clause. Usually united but a subordinating conjunction. The most common subordinating conjunctions are : after, although, as, because, before, how, if, once, since, than, that, tho ugh, till, until, when, where, wheth er, and while.
  16. 16.  We sent a package to our relatives in Iowa. He told his parents a lie. Please hand me the remote control for the TV. Tina is making dinner for us. Our boss is buying us dinner
  17. 17.  Ottawa is the capital of Canada, but Toronto is the capital of Ontario.  Simple Sentence  Compound Sentence  Complex Sentence Democracy is a noble goal; it is important, however, to protect the minority from the tyranny of the majority.  Simple Sentence  Compound Sentence  Complex Sentence I do not own a Porsche.  Simple Sentence  Compound Sentence  Complex Sentence Although my friend invited me to a party, I do not want to go.  Simple Sentence  Compound Sentence  Complex Sentence I ate the sushi.  Simple Sentence  Compound Sentence  Complex Sentence