4 March 2013

**SENTENCE COMPLETION, March 4th, 2013**



Use the type of clause, phrase, or grammar indicated to complete the following sentence; you can add the phrase or clause before or after the clause below:

…Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend …

Sentence 1: Add a phrase
Sentence 2: Add a dependent clause
Sentence 3: Add an independent clause

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15 comments:

Sara said...

1. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend of March.
2. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, so we will notice that the evenings are getting longer.
3. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend since it will be the second Sunday of March.

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

1. In all Canadian provinces, with the exception of Saskatchewan, Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.
2. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend of March because it has been happening for many years.
3. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend and many people will forget to set their clocks forward.

Veronica Baig said...

SARA:#1--good; #2--that's an independent clause; #3--that's a dependent clause;-)
ALEXEY:Yes, but #2 is not factually correct, and #3 needs some punctuation;-)

Zeinab140 said...

1. After very long winter, Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.
2. Although is feel like winter, Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.
3. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, and spring is around the corner

YOSUA said...

Yosua Engl140

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend in Canada.

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend whether we liked it or not.

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend and I should remember to set my clock forward.

Peggy Ronning said...


1. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, and three weeks until Easter weekend.

2. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, and we will lose one hour of sleep.

3. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, I looking forward to the gradual increase of light during the day.

Veronica Baig said...

ZEINAB:#1--there's an article missing; #2--there's a missing pronoun and check the verb form; #3--good.
YOSUA:#1--good; #2--check the verb tense; #3--check the punctuation;-)
PEGGY:#1--check the punctuation; #2-- that's an independent clause; #3--check punctuation and verb form;-)

Yosua said...

Yosua Engl140

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend in Canada.

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend whether we like it or not.

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, and I should remember to set my clock forward.

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

2. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend of March despite the fact that many people are not happy about it.
3. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, and many people will forget to set their clocks forward.

Peggy Ronning said...

1. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend and only three weeks until Easter.
2.Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend while I'm working.
3.Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend and I'm looking forward to the gradual increase of light during the day.

Veronica Baig said...

YOSUA: Thank you!
ALEXEY:Much better:-)
PEGGY: All but #3 which still requires some punctuation;-)

Valerie Lefebvre said...

1. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend across Canada.

2. Evenings will be brighter longer because Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.

3. I need to set my clocks one hour forward as Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.

Peggy Ronning said...


3. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, and I'm looking forward to the gradual increase of light during the day.

Zeinab140 said...

1. After a very long winter, Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.
2. Although it feels like winter, Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.

Veronica Baig said...

VALERIE:#1--good; #2--you have changed the original independent clause into a dependent one and added an independent clause; #3--that's a dependent clause.
PEGGY:Thank you:-)
ZEINAB:That's it:-)