Saturday, April 2, 2016

Quiz for Lessons 396 - 400 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Italics/Underlining

Material that is italicized in print or by computer is underlined in typewritten or hand written work.

Instructions: Italicize those words which need italics in these sentences.

1. I want to see the motion picture It's a Wonderful Life again.

2. There are many i's in Mississippi.

3. Have you ever read the New York Times or the Chicago Daily News?

4. I just finished reading Ivanhoe.

5. I thought The Phantom of the Opera was superb.

6. In your oral report you used too many well-a's.

7. You may use %'s to indicate percents in your report.

8. The Reader's Digest is found in many homes.

9. I am very tired of your nagging!

10. He is always au fait.


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Answers:

1. I want to see the motion picture It's a Wonderful Life again.

2. There are many i's in Mississippi.

3. Have you ever read the New York Times or the Chicago Daily News?

4. I just finished reading Ivanhoe.

5. I thought The Phantom of the Opera was superb.

6. In your oral report you used too many well-a's.

7. You may use %'s to indicate percents in your report.

8. The Reader's Digest is found in many homes.

9. I am very tired of your nagging!

10. He is always au fait.

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Lesson 400 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Italics/Underlining

Material that is italicized in print or by computer is underlined in typewritten or hand written work.

Italicize titles of long musical works and motion pictures; of ships, aircraft and trains.

Instructions: Italicize those words which need italics in these sentences.

1. How many times have you seen Gone with the Wind?

2. Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance is scheduled for next year.

3. The Heber Creeper is an old style train that stills runs.

4. Trax is a commuter rail that runs in Salt Lake City.

5. His plane is called the Silly Goose.


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Answers:

1. How many times have you seen Gone with the Wind?

2. Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance is scheduled for next year.

3. The Heber Creeper is an old style train that stills runs.

4. Trax is a commuter rail that runs in Salt Lake City.

5. His plane is called the Silly Goose.

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Lesson 399 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Italics/Underlining

Material that is italicized in print or by computer is underlined in typewritten or hand written work.

Italicize titles of books; of long plays and long poems; of periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

Instructions: Italicize those words which need italics in these sentences.

1. At the doctor's office I read from two magazines, Time and Newsweek.

2. I take two daily newspapers, the Daily Herald and the Deseret News.

3. I love Dickens's story of the French Revolution A Tale of Two Cities.

4. When in San Francisco, I saw the famous play Les Miserables.

5. Have you read the long poem The Idylls of the King?


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Answers:

1. At the doctor's office I read from two magazines, Time and Newsweek.

2. I take two daily newspapers, the Daily Herald and the Deseret News.

3. I love Dickens's story of the French Revolution A Tale of Two Cities.

4. When in San Francisco, I saw the famous play Les Miserables.

5. Have you read the long poem The Idylls of the King?

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Lesson 398 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Italics/Underlining

Material that is italicized in print or by computer is underlined in typewritten or hand written work.

Italicize words used emphatically, but it should not be overdone. Example: You never agree with me.

Instructions: Italicize those words which you could emphasize in these sentences.

1. I do not like that at all.

2. That was an awesome movie.

3. I love your dress.

4. You always slur your words when you speak.

5. She overdoes everything.


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Answers:

1. I do not like that at all.

2. That was an awesome movie.

3. I love your dress.

4. You always slur your words when you speak.

5. She overdoes everything.

(You could emphasize any word that you wanted, but again you should do so sparingly.)

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Lesson 397 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Italics/Underlining

Material that is italicized in print or by computer is underlined in typewritten or hand written work.

Italicize figures, letters, signs and words referred to as words. Example: How many j's are there in your brother's name?

Instructions: Italicize those words, figures, letters, or signs which need italics in these sentences.

1. Have you crossed your t's and dotted your i's?

2. I am tired of all your answers being wait.

3. Do not use &'s in place of and's in your paper.

4. Your m's look like w's most of the time.

5. There are three 5's in her phone number.


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Answers:

1. Have you crossed your t's and dotted your i's?

2. I am tired of all your answers being wait.

3. Do not use &'s in place of and's in your paper.

4. Your m's look like w's most of the time.

5. There are three 5's in her phone number.

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Lesson 396 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Italics/Underlining

Material that is italicized in print or by computer is underlined in typewritten or hand written work.

Italicize foreign words not yet accepted as part of our language. Example: Do this tout de suite.

Instructions: Italicize those words which need italics in these sentences.

1. Sarah likes the expression tout a fait.

2. Have you ever noticed how tempus fugit?

3. Everyone has heard c'est la vie.

4. Tanto faz is my favorite foreign phrase.

5. Some people always have to have the dernier cri.


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Answers:

1. Sarah likes the expression tout a fait.

2. Have you ever noticed how tempus fugit?

3. Everyone has heard c'est la vie.

4. Tanto faz is my favorite foreign phrase.

5. Some people always have to have the dernier cri.

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