Choppy sentences

Choppy sentences

Choppy sentences are too short. Overuse of short sentences is considered poor style in academic writing.

Choppy sentences are easy to correct. Just combine two or three short sentences to make one compound or complex sentence.

Choppy

     Wind is an enduring source of power. Water is also an unlimited energy source. Dams produce hydraulic water. They have existed for a long time. Windmills are relatively new.

Correct

     Both wind and water are enduring sources of power. Dams have produced hydraulic power for a long time, but windmills are relatively new.

Choppy

   We must find new sources of energy. Natural sources of energy are decreasing. Solar energy is a promising new source of energy. Solar energy is energy from the sun.

Correct

     We must find new sources of energy because  natural sources of energy are decreasing. Solar energy, which is energy from the sun, is a promising new source.

Choppy

     Gasoline became expensive. Automobile manufacturers began to produce smaller cars. Smaller cars use less gasoline.

Correct

   When gasoline became more expensive, automobile manufacturers began to produce smaller cars because they use less gasoline.

Choppy

     The grading system of our college should change. The students do not like getting grades. The instructors do not enjoy giving grades.

Correct

     The grading system of our college should change because the students do not like getting grades, and the instructors do not enjoy giving grades.

Exercises

Correct these choppy sentences.

  1. Electric cars are powered solely by batteries. The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
  2. Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking. Many people still smoke cigarettes.
  3. Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession. Some students go to a university to study an academic field.
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Ghazale Saleh

1-Electric cars are powered solely by batteries,however, The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2-Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking,yet Many people still smoke cigarettes.
3-Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession,but some students go to a university to study an academic field.

محبوبه امیریان

1. Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, whereas the new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasolin.
2. Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking, even though Many people still smoke cigarettes. 3.Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession ; however, Some students go to a university to study an academic field.

Mahsa Maghsoodi

1)Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, whereas the new hybird vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2)Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking, although many people still smoke cigarettes.
3)Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession, but some students go to university to study an academic field.

Mehrab Ebrahimi

1) Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, but The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2) Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking,
while Many people still smoke cigarettes.
3) Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession, but Some students go to a university to study an academic field.

آخرین ویرایش 3 سال قبل توسط Mehrab Ebrahimi
Hamed Ashkar

Q1.Electric car’s are powered solely by batteries, while the new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline .
Q2 Although government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking ,many people still smoke cigarettes.
Q3.some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession ,but some students go to a university to study an academic field.

Mohaddese Beykzadeh

1_ Electric cars are powered solely by batteries,whereas, The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.

2_  Although government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking, many people still smoke cigarettes.

3_ Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession,but some students go to a university to study an academic field.

Farnoush Abasi

1. Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, but The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.

2. Although government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking, many people still smoke cigarettes.

3. Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession,while some students go to a university to study an academic field.

آخرین ویرایش 3 سال قبل توسط فرنوش عباسی
سعید ایزدپناه

1 :Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, but, the new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.

2:Government and private agencies have spent billions of advertising the dangers of smoking although many people still smoke cigarettes.

3:Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession, but, some some students go to a university to study an academic field.

Sahar Arfaei

1- Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, on the other hand, the new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2- Despite government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking; many people still smoke cigarettes.
3-  Some students go to a university to study an academic field; at the same time some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession

shaghayegh mirshekar

1)Electric cars are powered solely by batteries,however, The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2)Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking,yet Many people still smoke cigarettes.
3)Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession,but some students go to a university to study an academic field.

Tayebeh Ahmadi

1)Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, whereas, the new hybird vehicles switch between electricity and

2-Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking,but Many people still smoke cigarettes.

3. Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession,while some students go to a university to study an academic field.

احسان غلامی

1. Electric cars are powered solely by batteries, but The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2.Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking,yet Many people still smoke cigarettes.
3.Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession,but some students go to a university to study an academic field.

فاطمه یزدان بخش

1)Electric cars are powered solely by batteries,however, The new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2)Government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking,yet Many people still smoke cigarettes.
3)Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession,but some students go to a university to study an academic field.

Atena Raoufi

1- Electric cars are powered solely by batteries but the new hybrid vehicles switch between electricity and gasoline.
2- Even though government and private agencies have spent billions of dollars advertising the dangers of smoking, many people still smoke cigarettes.
3- Some students go to vocational school to learn a trade or profession, while some students go to a university to study an academic field.

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