SEE REPORT ? Exercise 2 - Fragments and Run-ons
Choose the sentence that is correct.

1. My sister was taller than me when we were young now. I am the tallest. It is funny.
    My sister was taller than me when we were young. Now I am the tallest, which is funny.
    My sister was taller than me. When we were young now I am the tallest, which is funny.
    My sister was taller than me when we were young now. I am the tallest which is funny.

2. Blue is my favorite color it is the color of the sky and the sea, and it reminds me of my favorite insect the butterfly.
    Blue is my favorite color, it is the color of the sky and the sea, and it reminds me of my favorite insect, the butterfly.
    Blue is my favorite color. It is the color of the sky and the sea, and it reminds me of my favorite insect, the butterfly.
    Blue is my favorite color. It is the color of the sky and the sea and it reminds me of my favorite insect, the butterfly.

3. We usually leave by 7:00, but today is different; we are leaving before 6:30.
    We usually leave by 7:00, but today is different we are leaving before 6:30.
    We usually leave by 7:00, but today is different, we are leaving before 6:30.
    We usually leave by 7:00, but today is different and we are leaving before 6:30.

4. The neighborhood I lived in was dangerous, there were gunshots all day and thieves controlled most of the city.
    The neighborhood I lived in was dangerous, and there were gunshots all day and thieves controlled most of the city.
    The neighborhood I lived in was dangerous; there were gunshots all day and thieves controlled most of the city.
    The neighborhood I lived in was dangerous; there were gunshots all day, and thieves controlled most of the city.

5. Because Alice was late for the all-you-can-eat buffet she had to order from the main menu.
    Alice was late for the all-you-can-eat buffet, she had to order from the main menu.
    Alice was late for the all-you-can-eat buffet, but she had to order from the main menu.
    Because Alice was late for the all-you-can-eat buffet, she had to order from the main menu.

6. When we wanted to drive to the park we followed the directions from our neighbors we ended up in Detroit instead.
    When we wanted to drive to the park, we followed the directions we received from our neighbors and ended up in Detroit instead.
    We wanted to drive to the park as we followed the directions we received from our neighbors we ended up in Detroit.
    Because we wanted to drive to the park and got wrong directions and ended up in Detroit.

7. Although an immigration lawyer might help me to stay in this country his fees are too expensive for me to afford.
    An immigration lawyer's fees are too expensive for me to afford, although an immigration lawyer might help me to stay in this country.
    Although an immigration lawyer might help me to stay in this country, his fees are too expensive for me to afford.
    Although an immigration lawyer might help me to stay in this country, so his fees are too expensive for me to afford.

8. When my advisor told me not to take 18 credit hours this semester, and I now regret not having listened to her.
    My advisor told me not to take more than 18 credit hours this semester, now I regret that I did not listen to her.
    My advisor told me not to take more than 18 credit hours this semester I regret I didn't listen to her.
    My advisor told me not to take more than 18 credit hours this semester, and now I regret not having listened to her.

9. My cat was upset last night because he did not get canned food for dinner.
    Because my cat was upset last night and did not get canned food for dinner.
    My cat was upset last night he didn't get canned food for dinner.
    My cat was upset last night. Because he did not get canned food for dinner.

10. My friend is in jail, but he is not a dangerous criminal he is an undercover agent.
      My friend is in jail because he is an undercover agent he is not a dangerous criminal.
      Because my friend is an undercover agent who is in jail right now and not a dangerous criminal.
      My friend who is in jail right now is not a dangerous criminal, but an undercover agent.

11. A student fell asleep in class, and everyone could not believe it.
      A student fell asleep in class everyone could not believe it.
      A student was falling asleep in class, and although everyone could not believe it.
      Even though a student fell asleep in class, and everyone could not believe it.

12. Since you need to take writing intensive classes, and the ability to write essays well is essential.
      The ability to write essays well is essential you need to take writing intensive English classes.
      Due to the fact that the ability to write essays well is essential and you need to take writing intensive English classes.
      You need to take writing intensive English classes due to the fact that the ability to write essays well is essential.


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