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Written Communicatin

Written Communication

Characteristics of a sentence Group of words that expresses a complete thought, subject, predicate, predicate's verb
Subject of sentence is . . . a person, place, idea about which something is said
Predicate of sentence. . . tells / asks something about the subject.
An integral part of everyday for a peace officer is Written Communication
Noun a word that is the name of something (as a person, animal, place, object, quality, concept, or action).
Preposition A word that combines with a noun, pronoun, or noun equivalent (as a phrase or clause) to form a phrase that usually acts as an adverb, adjective, or noun.
Verb expresses an act, occurrence, or mode of being
Pronoun a word that is used as a substitute for a noun or noun equivalent
Sentence Fragment only a piece of a complete sentence. Pieces of info are left out. Often occurs through simple omission of words. Can occur because of incorrect punctuation.
Run on sentences 2 or more sentences written as 1
Comma Splice joining 2 or more sentences together with a comma
Misplaced modifiers attaches itself to the wrong word in a sentence
Passive voice subject receives the action
Active voice subject performs the action
Created by: DSO Academy