Homework, due Oct 5

You will have two parts to your homework. One, you have a quiz on adjective & adverb phrases. To prepare, complete #1, 2, 3, 5, 8, and 10 in the “Ready to Write” section of Grammar to Go (pg 58-59). Have your work checked by a tutor on Monday or Tuesday night.

Two, you have a reading on how to write emails. You can access the email by clicking here: link to how-to guide on emails. Please print out the handout. Answer each of the following reading questions (following the guidelines that we learned in the last paper for how to answer reading questions!). Write your answers to the questions in your homework book. On your hard copy of the handout, underline the passages in the handout that help you answer the reading questions.

Reading questions:

  • What do you think are the characteristics of a successful email, based on your reading of the handout? Describe at least three.
  • What three questions should you answer about your audience? Describe each question in your own words.
  • According to the handout, why is the closing important? What information should be included in the closing? What should be included in the greeting?
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