Speech Writing

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S, MODIFIER, V
A small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, can make millions think.
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SV
Everything changed.
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SV DEPENDENT CLAUSE
Ann never discovered why her husband bought her a diamond necklace.
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OBJECT SV
Content he can remain with his money, true friends he will never have
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SV:SV
Try on this jacket; it seems to be your size
or
This gadget won’t work; therefore, you shouldn’t buy it.
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ABSOLUTE CONSTRUCTION, SV
The old man, prejudiced by past experience, viewed the newcomer with distrust
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PARTICIPLE PHRASE, SV
Overwhelmed by the tear gas, the rioters groped their way toward the fountain to wash their eyes
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GENERAL STATEMENT: SPECIFIC SENTENCE
A lizard never worries about losing its tail: it can always grow another.
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A,B,C
The coach is loud, profane, demonstrative; he has again been trapped, caught, humiliated.
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SV WORD: THE APPOSITIVE
Airport thieves have a common target: unwary travelers
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APPOSITIVE, APPOSITIVE, APPOSITIVE-SUMMARY WORDSV
Vanity, greed, corruption – which serves as the novel’s source of conflict?
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IF...IF...IF.. THEN SV
When he smelled the pungent odor of pine, when he heard the chatter of jays interrupting the silence, when he saw the startled doe, the hunter knew he had reached the center of the forest.
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A AND B, C AND D, E AND F
The story of Spain is a history of kings and poets, saints and conquistadores, emperors and revolutionaries, Cervantes and Picasso, Franco and Juan Carlos, the Alhambra and the Escorial.
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FRAGMENT
So much for that
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S-APPOSTIVE-V
Many of the books kids enjoy reading – Little Women, Jane Eyre, David Copperfield – portray women in traditional and often uncomplimentary
roles.
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NOT ONLY SV, BUT ALSO SV
American tourists must realize that violations of laws in China are serious not only because they flaunt traditional codes of behavior but also because they reflect contempt for Asian culture.
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SV KEY TERM-REPEAT KEY TERM
Looking into the mansion, we saw great splotches of mud on the marble, marble that only that morning had shone from Cinderella’s meticulous efforts.
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SV DO;S,DO
Jessica had five dollars; Monica, three.
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PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE SV
Until next semester I have no more papers due.
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MODIFIER, SV
Frantically, the young mother called for help.