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Transcript of run on sentences

When two or more
sentences are connected improperly.
Run-On Sentences
I love to write papers
,
I would write one everyday if I had the time.
I love to write papers I would write one everyday if I had the time.


4 Strategies to fix Run-On Sentences?
I love to write papers
,
I would write one everyday if I had the time.
I love to write papers I would write one everyday if I had the time.
3.Use a comma and a coordinating conjunction
(Joining word).
Run-On Sentences
Comma Splices
Fused sentences and Comma splices
Run-On Sentences & Sentence Fragments
Fused Sentences
When two complete sentences are joined incorrectly just by a comma
Ex:
I love to write papers I would write one
everyday if I had the time.
Ex:
I love to write papers
,
I would write one everyday if I had the time.
1.Use a period.
I love to write papers
.

I
would write one everyday if I had the time.
2.Use a semicolon
I love to write papers
;
I would write one everyday if I had the time.
FANBOYS
F
or
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o
Ex: I love to write papers
, and
I would write one everyday if I had the time.
I love to write papers,

I would write one everyday if I had the time.
I love to write papers I would write one everyday if I had the time.
4. Use a subordinating conjunction. (Dependent word)
after
although
as
because
before





so that
even though
that
unless
while
Ex1:
Because
I love to write papers
,
I would write one every day if I had the time.
Ex2: I love to write papers
as
I would write one every day if I had the time.
Sentence Fragments
-A sentence must have
SUBJECT
,
VERB
&
COMPLETE THOUGHT
-Using a dependent word fragment :
Fragment: Since Jane was late.
Correction:
-Jane was late.
-Since Jane was late, she couldn't submit her assignments.
Activity
Choose the correct answer:
1. The sun is high, put on some sunscreen.
a. ... is high put on some ....
b. ... is high, so put on some...
c. ... is high. put on some....
2.The next chapter has a lot of difficult information in it, you should start studying right away.
a. Because the next chapter..... , you should start...
b.The next chapter....... information in it. You should start.....
c. Both works
3. Crashed into the house.
a. A moving van crashed.
b. A moving van crashed into the house.
c.No error.
Works Cited
4- Please check the position of that star cluster I can't find it.
a. Please.....position of that star cluster; I can't find it.
b. Please......position of that star cluster, I can't find it.
c. Please......position, of that star cluster, I can't find it.
5-Because tuition increased again this semester.
a Tuition increased again this semester.
b. Because tuition..... semester, Kou got a second job as a Student Assistant.
c. Both works
6. Caroline studying her sociology tonight at Moxie's downtown.
a. Studying her sociology tonight at Moxie's downtown.
b. Caroline will be studying her sociology tonight at Moxie's downtown.
c.. No error.
-Incomplete ideas
"Avoiding Run-On Sentences: Practice Exercise I". Guide to Grammar and Writing. Guide to Grammar and Writing. Houghton Mifflin, n.d. Web. 29 Sep. 2014
"Sentence Fragments". Buttle College. butte.edu. n.p, 31 Oct 2008. Web. 29 Sep. 2014.
"Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices". Guide to Grammar and Writing. Capital Community College Foundation, n.d Web. 29 Sep 2014.
"Run-On Sentences and Sentence Fragments". Walden University. waldenu.edu, 17 May 2011. Web. 29 Sep. 2014
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