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Mistake nr 1

Improving Sentences

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences
The decrease in crime can be
attributed to a rise in the number of
police officers. More than 500 joined
the force in the last year alone.
The decrease in crime can be
attributed to a rise in the number of
police officers; more than 500 joined
the force in the last year alone.

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences
Litigation against chicken farms
continues to increase year after
year, farmers are now
introducing organic and freerange chickens.

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences
Litigation against chicken farms
continues to increase year after
year, farmers are now
introducing organic and freerange chickens.

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences
Because litigation against chicken
farms continues to increase year
after year, farmers are now
introducing organic and freerange chickens.

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences
The Humber Bridge in Britain was
completed in 1981, it is the
longest single-span suspension
bridge in the world.

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences
The Humber Bridge in Britain was
completed in 1981, it is the
longest single-span suspension
bridge in the world.

Mistake nr1
Run-On sentences
The Humber Bridge in Britain was
completed in 1981, and is the
longest single-span suspension
bridge in the world.

Mistake nr. 2
Sentence Fragments
Whereas many office managers
are growing more and more
dependent on facsimile machines,
others resisting this latest
technological breakthrough.

Mistake nr. 2
Sentence Fragments
Whereas many office managers
are growing more and more
dependent on facsimile machines,
others are resisting this latest
technological breakthrough.

Mistake nr. 2
Sentence Fragments
In the summertime, the
kindergarten class that plays on
the rope swing beneath the
crooked oak tree.

Mistake nr. 2
Sentence Fragments
In the summertime, the
kindergarten class that plays on
the rope swing beneath the
crooked oak tree.

Mistake nr. 2
Sentence Fragments
In the summertime, the
kindergarten class plays on the
rope swing beneath the crooked
oak tree.

Mistake nr. 3
Misplaced modifiers
Flying for the first time, the roar
of the jet engines intimidated
the small child, and he grew
frightened as the plane roared
down the runway.

Mistake nr. 3
Misplaced modifiers
Flying for the first time, the roar
of the jet engines intimidated
the small child, and he grew
frightened as the plane roared
down the runway.

Mistake nr. 3
Misplaced modifiers
The despondent little girl found
her missing doll playing in the
back yard under the swing.

Mistake nr. 3
Misplaced modifiers
The despondent little girl found
her missing doll playing in the
back yard under the swing.

Mistake nr. 3
Misplaced modifiers
Playing in the back yard under the
swing, the despondent little girl
found her missing doll.

Mistake nr 4
Faulty Parallelism
My hobbies include swimming,
gardening and to read science fiction.

Mistake nr 4
Faulty Parallelism
My hobbies include swimming,
gardening and to read science fiction.

Mistake nr 4
Faulty Parallelism
My hobbies include swimming,
gardening and reading science fiction.

Mistake nr 4
Faulty Parallelism
To run for a seat in the United
States Senate, a candidate must be
an adult at least 30 years of age, a
citizen of the United States and is to
reside in the state to be represented.

Mistake nr 4
Faulty Parallelism
To run for a seat in the United
States Senate, a candidate must be
an adult at least 30 years of age, a
citizen of the United States and is to
reside in the state to be represented.

Mistake nr 4
Faulty Parallelism
To run for a seat in the United
States Senate, a candidate must be
an adult at least 30 years of age, a
citizen of the United States and is to
reside in the state to be represented.

Mistake nr 5
Faulty
Coordination/Subordination
Ben Franklin was a respected and
talented statesman, and he was most
famous for his discovery of
electricity.

Mistake nr 5
Faulty
Coordination/Subordination
Ben Franklin was a respected and
talented statesman, and he was most
famous for his discovery of
electricity.

Mistake nr 5
Faulty
Coordination/Subordination
Ben Franklin was a respected and
talented statesman, but he was most
famous for his discovery of
electricity.