4 April 2013

**VOCABULARY, April 4th, 2013**



Vocabulary building is important for both reading comprehension and writing. Use the following two words (note the part of speech) in one sentence.

heist      (noun)     +      spasmodically      (adverb)

7 comments:

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

Famed thief began spasmodically laugh when realized that he is accused of the pet shop heist.

Peggy Ronning said...

The bank heist became dramatic when the bank's manager began behaving spasmodically and was unable to open the safe.

Veronica Baig said...

ALEXEY:Vocabulary is good, but there are several words missing from the sentence and a word form error;-)
PEGGY: You need to rethink your usage of "spasmodically".

George M140 said...

When the heist was detected, the runes on the treasure chest started to glow, and the thief started to spasmodically convulse.

Veronica Baig said...

GEORGE: Great sentence:-)

Peggy Ronning said...

The bank heist was becoming troublesome for the thieves, when the bank's manager began spasmodically shaking and wasn't able to open the safe.

Veronica Baig said...

PEGGY: That's better, but note that there is no comma before a dependent clause;-)