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Grammar and Proofreading Course by Pam Helling

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4Correct Sentences and Paragraphs

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

• Recognize run-on sentences.

• List four ways to correct run-on sentences.

• List why and when to break for a new paragraph.

• Begin to use transitional words and phrases.

WHY THE CORRECT SENTENCE IS ESSENTIAL

Make your sentences correct and divide them into groups for ease of understanding. This simple message is the theme of this chapter, but it is a theme that many find difficult. How do you know if your sentences are correct? When do you break for a new paragraph?

In business, you never know who might see your correspondence. Mistakes ...

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