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Dr. Gault’s Current Pet Peeves. By proofreading better, it will raise my grade. Proofreading better will raise my grade. (Omit “By … it …”). Dr. Gault is one professor that cares about proofreading. Dr. Gault is one professor who cares about proofreading.

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Dr gault s current pet peeves

Dr. Gault’s Current Pet Peeves



Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • Dr. Gault is one professor that cares about proofreading.


Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • Dr. Gault is one professor who cares about proofreading.

  • Use “that” with objects; use “who “ for people or for God. (preferred modern usage)


Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves

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Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves




Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • When a and get inside their mindperson walks into my dorm room, the first thing he or she notices is that my roommate stinks.Better:

  • When people walk into my dorm room, the first thing they notice is that my roommate stinks.



Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • Because I had the flu, I was absent from class. and get inside their mind

  • I had the flu, so I was absent from class.

  • I was absent from class because I had the flu.

    (The comma here could be omitted, because the sentence is so short, and there would be no pause in natural reading.)


Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • My first reaction to the topic of universal healthcare that it is socialist, but then I read an article by Jim Wallis, and I came to see that it is a Biblical ideal.was that it was (“is” would be okay)socialist, but then I read an article by Jim Wallis and came to see that it is a Biblical ideal.

  • (Talking about a current issue)


Dr gault s current pet peeves


Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • Wallis believe healthcare, regardless of his ability to pay. Glenn Beck, on the other hand, holds that any step towards universal healthcare was a step towards communism.s that all citizens should have access to healthcare, regardless of their ability to pay; Beck, on the other hand, holds that any step towards universal healthcare is a step towards communism.

  • Parallelism, if this is the first reference to both writers: Jim Wallis and Glenn Beck or Wallis and Beck. Possible exceptions: Clinton, Bush, or others where there could be confusion.

  • Parallelism of verbs – use the present tense here, as both writers are alive, and this is a very current debate.

  • Parallelism or consistency of number – citizens … their

  • Optional semicolon. Period okay as well.


Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • I really enjoy teaching Persuasive Writing healthcare, regardless of his ability to pay. Glenn Beck, on the other hand, holds that any step towards universal healthcare was a step towards communism.but there are so many papers to grade and I have trouble getting them all graded


Dr gault s current pet peeves

  • I really enjoy teaching Persuasive Writing, healthcare, regardless of his ability to pay. Glenn Beck, on the other hand, holds that any step towards universal healthcare was a step towards communism.but I have trouble getting all the papers graded.

  • I love teaching writing, but hate grading papers.

  • Parallelism and wordiness


You tell me the problem
You tell me the problem: healthcare, regardless of his ability to pay. Glenn Beck, on the other hand, holds that any step towards universal healthcare was a step towards communism.

  • Every student should be able to go to their own doctor.


Dr gault s current pet peeves





Dr gault s current pet peeves