ENG 230 Week 3 Commonly Confused Words

ENG 230 Week 3 Commonly Confused Words

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 ENG 230 Week 3 Commonly Confused Words
 

For your Week 3 assignment you will once again choose a new topic on which you have not previously written. Think of this assignment as an opportunity to demonstrate correct usage of commonly confused words to reduce the likelihood of future mistakes in your academic or professional writing. Continue to demonstrate proficiency with the mechanics of writing covered in previous weeks.

Write a 350- to 700-word paper on one of the following topics:

 

 

 

Your favorite hobby or activity
 

 

Your career goals
 

 

Your solution to a problem at work
 

 

Another topic of your choice with faculty approval
 

 

Choose a topic you did not choose to write about in Week 1 or Week 2.

Demonstrate the correct usage of every word below at least once in your paper. The word sets need not appear in the same sentence; i.e., you may use “your” in your first sentence and “you’re” in your fifth.

 

 

 

Your/you’re
 

 

There/their/they’re
 

 

Its/it’s
 

 

Who/whom
 

 

Then/than
 

 

Effect/affect
 

 

Ensure that none of your sentences are fragments, run-ons, or comma splices.

Demonstrate proper subject/verb agreement and verb tense consistency.

Review each sentence to ensure pronoun/antecedent agreement.

Review your paper to correct any other grammar errors prior to submission.

Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA or MLA guidelines set by your instructor in the course syllabus.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

Grading Criteria: Please see the rubric provided under Student Materials.
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