WHAT CONSTITUTES CORRECT WRITING?
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following pieces. I suggest there are four.
“This, despite the incorporation of physical activity in the daily curriculum of Ontario elementary schools.”
Lead Editorial Opinion, “Health report”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
“As with the roads budget, less projects are proceeding this year as council plays catch-up to several years of accelerated spending after the city took advantage of Ottawa’s stimulus program.”
Doug Schmidt, “Water, sewer rates soar after zero percent tax increase”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
“Not the least of which being the recent news that U.S. law enforcement and Homeland Security officials face an average of 55 encounters per day with ‘known suspected terrorists’ on U.S. watchlists.”
Douglas MacKinnon, Baltimore Sun, “The forgotten ally”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
The word for today is “genre”.
What part of speech is “genre”?
What is the root of “genre”?
Define “genre” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.