1. Use the following links to complete the “Using the Right Word Set #3” handout distributed in class today:
Complement v. Compliment
Continual v. Continuous
Assure, Ensure & Insure
2. Read Grammar Girl’s explanation of who v. whom at quickanddirtytips.com.
Grammar Girl’s Who v. Whom Quiz
3. Read the explanation for when to use who, whom, whoever, and whomever at ProofreadNOW.com.
Who, Whom, Whoever and Whomever Quiz 1 at grammarbook.com
4. Read the explanation of Which v. That at writersdigest.com and the explanation of the differences between that, which and who at grammarbook.com. Work through the questions and explanations for the Which, That, and Who Quiz at grammar.ccc.commnet.edu.
HANDOUT: Using the Right Word Set #3
Earlier this six weeks, we started our journey toward becoming better writers by reviewing some of the basic errors we found in our diagnostic paragraphs, namely, subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement errors. For some additional practice, please complete the exercises found at the following links:
PURDUE UNIVERSITY’S ONLINE WRITING LAB (OWL) FOR SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT.
D’YOUVILLE COLLEGE ONLINE WRITING LAB FOR PRONOUN-ANTECEDENT AGREEMENT (2 exercises)