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SECOND JOURNAL

10 Mar

Assalamu’alaikum wr.wb.

In this day monday, 27 of juli 2012 or second meeting  i learn about problem106 – 109 and review again about first meeting (fotosinthesis) and problem 103 -106, and don’t forget mrs. dwi always gave me about homework about second meeting, must do answer about  second meeting and don’t forget put homework in my wordpress, so send this journal to her email.

  Problem 106: Addition Besides

  • Remember that besides means in addition to. Beside means near.

Examples

Incorrect:  Beside Marge, three couples are invited.

Correct  :  Besides Marge, three couples are invited.

Avoid using beside instead of besides to mean in addition.

Examples

We sat beside       the teacher

Problem 107: Exception – But  and Except

     Remember that when it is used as a preposition, but means except.

  •      Avoid using exception, except to or excepting instead of except

 

Examples

Incorrect:  All of the group exception Barbara went to the lake.

Correct  :  All of the group but Barbara went to the lake.

or

All of the group except Barbara went to the lake.

Problem 108: Replacement – Instead of and Instead

Remember that instead of  and instead both mean in place of, but instead of is used before a noun, adjective, or adverb, and instead is used at the end of a sentence or a clause to refer to a noun, adjective, or adverb that has already been mentioned.

Avoid using instead before a noun.

Examples

Incorrect:  Bob’s father wanted him to be an engineer instead a geologist.

Correct   :  Bob’s father wanted him to be an engineer instead of a geologist.  or

Bob’s father wanted him to be an engineer instead

Problem 109:  Example – Such as

  • Remember that such as means for example.

such as      noun (example)

Some birds     such as      robins and cardinals      spend the winter in the North.

Avoid using such or as such instead of such as.

Examples

Incorrect:  By using coupons, you can get a discount on a lot of things, such               groceries, toiletries, and household items.

Correct  :  By using coupons, you can get a discount on a lot of things, such as           groceries, toiletries, and household items.

i think enough my journal this day ,

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Wassalamu’alaikum wr.wb.

 

 
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