This exercise consists of 10 sentences. For each sentence you should decide if the subject agrees with the verb. If so, type the word “Correct” in the space below the sentence; if not, write the sentence correctly in the box below it. Follow the directions of your instructor in completing this exercise. A link appears […]
Subject-verb agreement exercise 01 1. None of the members of the first team are playing in the fourth quarter. Words such as none, anyone, everybody, each, either, neither and one are singular when used as subjects in a sentence. In this case, none is the subject of the sentence, not members. The verb “are” is […]
Name This exercise consists of 10 sentences. For each sentence you should decide if the subject agrees with the verb. If so, type the word “Correct” in the space below the sentence; if not, write the sentence correctly in the box below it. Follow the directions of your instructor in completing this exercise. A link […]
Commas exercise 02 1. The girl stared at him with a sad, longing look in her eyes. When two equal adjectives appear before a noun, they should be separated by a comma. In this case, the adjectives “sad” and “longing” modify the noun “look.” Because there is no conjunction, such as “and,” they should be […]
Name This exercise consists of 10 sentences. Re-type each sentence inserting commas in the correct locations. Print this out when you have finished or follow the directions of your instructor in completing this exercise. A link appears at the end of the sentences that gives an explanation for each sentence. 1. The girl stared at […]
This Emory and Henry College course gives students the opportunity to explore problems and issues related to the practice of journalism on the news media: the World Wide Web. The course uses Web Journalism: Practice and Promise of a New Medium as its tex
This Emory and Henry College course provides students with the concepts and demands of editing in a professional setting. Students are required to learn the skills of an editor and apply them with practical exercises. The course uses The Complete Editor as its main text.
This course introduces students to writing in a professional environment and to the forms of writing for the mass media. These forms include news stories for print and broadcast, and other types of writing for public relations
As the prerequisite for all classes in the journalism department, this survey course introduces students to the concepts, processes, and practices of journalism. Students will be challenged to think how journalists think, learn what journalists do and see what they themselves will be experiencing as journalism majors. This freshman-level course also reinforces basic college study […]
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It’s the first week of class in your reporting class. Your students are bright and eager — and they don’t have a clue about what they are supposed to do. You want to get them into the field quickly, but you’re afraid (rightly so) to unleash them on an unsuspecting campus. The solution: a preview […]
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