Type
Essay
Pages
6 pages
Word Count
1386 words
School
Uma
Course Code
EN1150

Week 1 Assignment

January 9, 2021
EN1150: Week 1 Assignment
1
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Good sentences are built with good grammar. What does good grammatical structure
look like?
This assignment helps you apply your knowledge from this week’s modules
and readings.
As an employee, it will be expected that your written communication is
organized, cohesive, and error-free. Following the steps in the writing
process will allow you to increase your ability to effectively communicate
your ideas and message in writing. Before you begin, however you must
know your purpose and audience.
Subject-Verb-Object
The building blocks of all paragraphs are sentences with good structure that express a clear main idea.
Most simple sentences have a subject (person, place or thing) a verb (action word), and an object
(receives the action).
Directions: Write a sentence by adding your own words to the Subject, Verb, and Object provided in
the boxes below. The verb can be in the present tense (studies), past tense (studied), or future tense
(will study). You can review Interactive 1A to help you.
Subject
Verb
Object
Latoya
study
class
Example: Latoya studies for class daily.
Subject Verb Object
1. Write your sentence in the space below.
Subject
medical assistant
The medical assistant will read the patient’s file.
2. Write your sentence in the space below.
Subject
I
I can explain the instructions.
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3. Write your sentence in the space below.
Subject
They
They will need to make an appointment.
Compound Sentences
Compound sentences are two simple sentences joined by a comma and a coordinating conjunction.
You are encouraged to review Interactive 1A before completing this section.
4. I want to do my homework assignment.
The internet is not working.
But
Coordinating
Conjunction
Meaning/Purpose
Example
For
to give a reason
My grade is excellent, for I studied hard.
And
to join two ideas or moments
We did the laundry, and we ironed the clothes.
Nor
to join two negative ideas
She does not like spicy food, nor does she like
sweets.
But
to show contrast
I work out every day, but I never lose weight.
Or
to show choice
We can read the chapter in our book, or we can
read it online.
Yet
to show and emphasize a
contrast
I work out every day, yet I never lose weight.
So
to show cause and effect
She applied for many jobs, so she was offered a
position.

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