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Please complete the following three (3) activities. You may view the chapters on coordination, semicolons, colons, conjunctive adverbs, and subordination in the Handbook of the NFGW. Also, ready the chapters on sentence errors–comma splices and fused sentences (commonly known as run-on sentences).
Activity 1–Using Coordinate Conjunctions, Semicolons, Colons, and Conjunctive Adverbs
Directions: Use an appropriate transition (coordination, semicolon, colon, conjunctive adverb) to emphasize both ideas. Be certain to utilize the appropriate punctuation.

  1. Most stockholders favored the merger __ the management did not.
  2. Most stockholders favored the merger __they plan to earn millions.
  3. The first section of the proposal was approved _ the budget will have to be resubmitted.
  4. The new store opened this morning __ the owners greeted everyone at the door.
  5. One of the owners comes from this area __ the other grew up in Costa Rica.
  6. The examiner challenged fellow colleagues to assess the origin of the problem __ they needed to provide a solution.
  7. Not everyone understood the instructions______ did each want to complete the task without asking pertinent questions.
  8. Our division’s reports are posted on our Web page _ hard copies are available by request.
  9. Frequent visits by the physician are required __ patients’ care is updated, regularly.
  10. Attendees welcome the dignitaries to campus __ they have an opportunity to interview them for employment.

Activity 2: Using Subordinating Conjunctions
Directions: Use an appropriate subordination transition to emphasize both ideas. Be certain to utilize the appropriate punctuation.

  1. Most stockholders favored the merger __ the management did not.
  2. Most stockholders favored the merger __they plan to earn millions.
  3. The first section of the proposal was approved _ the budget will have to be resubmitted.
  4. The new store opened this morning __ the owners greeted everyone at the door.
  5. One of the owners comes from this area __ the other grew up in Costa Rica.
  6. The examiner challenged fellow colleagues to assess the origin of the problem __ they needed to provide a solution.
  7. Everyone understood the instructions______ each wanted to complete the task without asking pertinent questions.
  8. Our division’s reports are posted on our Web page _ hard copies are available by request.
  9. Frequent visits by the physician are required __ patients’ care is updated, regularly.
  10. Attendees welcome the dignitaries to campus __ they have an opportunity to interview them for employment.

Activity 3–Identifying Sentence Errors
Directions: Identify the type of sentence error–either comma splice (C/S) or run-on (R/O.

  1. _ Most stockholders favored the merger, the management did not.
  2. _ Most stockholders favored the merger they plan to earn millions.
  3. _ The first section of the proposal was approved the budget will have to be resubmitted.
  4. _ The new store opened this morning, the owners greeted everyone at the door.
  5. _ One of the owners comes from this area, the other grew up in Costa Rica.
  6. _ The examiner challenged fellow colleagues to assess the origin of the problem, they needed to provide a solution.
  7. _ Everyone understood the instructions, each wanted to complete the task without asking pertinent questions.
  8. _ Our division’s reports are posted on our Web page hard copies are available by request.
  9. _ Frequent visits by the physician are required, patients’ care is updated, regularly.
  10. _ Attendees welcome the dignitaries to campus, they have an opportunity to interview them for employment.

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Subject: Business and Economics
Language: Us