PROOF READING: A NECESSARY PART OF WRITING!
Find and correct the errors in the following examples. What are the pertinent rules?
“Loud ads on television can disrupt an otherwise enjoyable program and are a source of significance annoyance for Canadians.”
Carmen Chai, Postmedia News, “TV commercial loudness targeted”, The Windsor Star, Friday, February 18, 2011.
“Another great idea – a name that actually means something to the community.”
Anne Jarvis, “Kudos to boat rockers”, The Windsor Star, Friday, February 18, 2011.
“He’d lay in wait for them, devising ways to get them alone to sexually assault them.”
Sarah Sacheli, “Man pleads guilty to sex charge”, The Windsor Star, Friday, February 18, 2011.
The word for today is “furtive”.
What part of speech is “furtive”?
What other parts of speech can be made from “furtive”?
Define “furtive” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for last week’s entries will be posted Sunday.