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Basic grammar


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Basic grammar

  1. 1. Grammar Some basics to remember
  2. 2. Uppercase Letters <ul><li>When writing a sentence, make sure the first letter is upper case. </li></ul><ul><li>Good: </li></ul><ul><li>Today is a good day. </li></ul><ul><li>Bad: </li></ul><ul><li>my friend likes cheese </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed: M y friend likes cheese. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Uppercase <ul><li>Don’t put uppercase letters on a regular noun, verb or adjective </li></ul><ul><li>Good: </li></ul><ul><li>This is a normal sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Bad: </li></ul><ul><li>This Sentence is not Correct. </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed: This s entence is not c orrect. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Uppercase <ul><li>Don’t put uppercase letters in the middle of a word. </li></ul><ul><li>Good: </li></ul><ul><li>My mother works all day. </li></ul><ul><li>Bad: </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s luNch is fisH </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed: Today’s lu n ch is fis h . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Proper Nouns <ul><li>Proper nouns (names) need to start with an uppercase letter! </li></ul><ul><li>Good: </li></ul><ul><li>My mother’s name is Kathy. </li></ul><ul><li>Bad: </li></ul><ul><li>I went to busan and saw big bang. </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed: I went to B usan and saw B ig B ang. </li></ul>
  6. 6. g, y, and p <ul><li>These three letters (g, y and p) should drop below the line on your paper. </li></ul><ul><li>g p y </li></ul><ul><li>unless they are uppercase </li></ul><ul><li>G P Y </li></ul>
  7. 7. h and n <ul><li>These two letters are different, one is higher than the other, please make sure you write them properly. </li></ul><ul><li>h n </li></ul>
  8. 8. Computer <ul><li>These are the correct phrases: </li></ul><ul><li>I played on the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>I played computer games. I played a computer game </li></ul><ul><li>I watched cartoons on the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>I spent time on the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>I watched Hot News on the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>I watched sports on the internet . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Periods <ul><li>Please remember to use a period at the end of every sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Good: Today I went to the store. It was cold outside. Then in started to rain. </li></ul><ul><li>Bad: I went to school today We had fish for lunch It didn’t taste good. </li></ul>