Freshman Comp II
Freshman Comp II ENC 1102
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Date Created: 10/29/15
Articles a an and the X Add the a Rule One Rule Two JV Rule Three Rule Four Summary of Rules for A An and The Rule One General uncountable nouns are not preceded by an article Rule Two General countable plural nouns are not preceded by an article Rule Three General countable singular nouns are preceded by a or an Rule Four Speci c nouns are preceded by the Definitions Uncountable nouns refer to things not usually broken into units such as chemistry dirt honesty or sugar Countable nouns refer to things that can be counted ed such as birds nails or shoes General nouns refer to entire categories they can be either uncountable nouns such as air beer anger or acidification or plural countable nouns such as mountains trees fortifications or errors Specific nouns refer to one particular thing Their modifiers specify a particular item or group of items the t0p Shelf the biggest trees an item or group that has been preViously mentioned or an item that is unique the sun the solar system or the gold medalist and thus is something about which there can be no confusion of reference general and specific nouns and the distinction between countable and uncountable nouns To use the four rules one must first understand these two key distinctions Distinction between General Nouns and Specific Nouns First you need to decide whether you are looking at a general noun or a specific noun Although some nouns are usually used in a general sense and others are usually used in a specific sense the context is the only sure way to judge whether a noun is general or specific Consider the following three uses of the noun door The rst two are general and the third is specific 1 Doors are available in many different materials and styles The writer is referring to all doors or doors in a general sense Do s and Do nots of Academic Essay writing Introductory Paragraphs Do s State thesis central idea Get reader s attentioninterest Give background information Set tone Indicate organization plan you may ask a question Present bold startling statements Give and anecdote Use description Body Paragraphs Do s Have an organized plan before you begin Have a minimum of 6 sentences Make all ideas relate unity Give a main point then speci c supporting details Create an image in the reader s mind Paint a picture with words Use strong nonrepetitive words Use varied sentence patterns Check for basic grammarspelling errors Use transitions handout Conclusion Paragraphs Restate thesis in different words Restate topic sentences from body paragraphs Bring the paper to a logical end Mention broader implications Offer prediction End dramatically anecdote quote question witty insightful remark Do nots Ramble Apologize Make broad unsupportable statements Attach intro to title Be confusing Begin This paper is about or I intend to discuss Use a quote Do nots Ramble Mention an idea without explanation Use soso language Use fabricated statistics Do nots Ramble End abruptly Apologize Add new elements Make qualifying remarks that change thesis Say In conclusion Begin your paragraph by telling us your preferred name for this class Then tell us a little about yourself by answering these questions do not include the question rephrase it as a sentence I What is the name of your hometown I What are your educational goals I What is your experience with taking online classes and your feelings about taking this class I What are your hobbies and interests Be sure to include something interesting or unusual about yourself Hello everyone My name is Christele Antoine I would prefer to be called nothing other than Christele I am from Boynton Beach Florida This city is located in Palm Beach Florida My educational goal is to get my AA degree at VCC Then I would like to transfer to UCF to get my Bachelor s degree I am a PreLaw Major I plan to go to law school after I finish my undergrad Furthermore I have taken an online class before but it was in high school It was a Spanish course This is the first time I am taking an online class as a college student I can manage my time wisely therefore I have a positive outlook on this class and keeping on track My hobbies are to read shop and cook I am interested in fashion and law Avery interesting fact about me is I am multilingual quotI believe that everything happens for a reason People change so that you can learn to let go things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they39re right you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall togetherquot Marilyn Monroe I love this quote primarily because I love Marilyn Monroe and who she was This quote explains my outlook on life These are words that I can live by Reply Posts Hello Alanna I would like to say I like your name It s not too often I hear unique names such as mine I am also the oldest child of three I also love to shop and travel as well I have been out of the country before I like your quote It is very true and it is very important what the quote is saying Life is too short to worry about the little things in life as you said It s more about the special little things that should matter Hello Todd You have a very interesting name You also have a great job or so it seems I have always wanted to be a waiter but i have not had the best of luck getting a job as one I also enjoy traveling just as you do I want to wish you luck this summer as you go backpacking through South America This sounds very exciting and I too someday would love to do the same Hi Lovett I like your name it is very unique I am also from Palm Beach and recently moved up here to Orlando in august to go to school I was thinking about being a business major in the beginning but i decided to change my major It s great that you are minoring in something else I also enjoy basketball I have been tuning in most of the games in the playoffs I m a Heat fan
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