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Matakuliah : EDITING Tahun : 2006 Versi : 01/01 Week 8 : “ EDITING PREPOSITIONS“

2 Learning Outcomes The students are expexted to be able to use editing system to find and edit the mistakes in preposition usage.

A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition.

4 Steps in Editing A preposition usually indicates the temporal,
spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence as in the following examples: The book is on the table. The book is beneath the table. The book is leaning against the table. The book is beside the table. She held the book over the table. She read the book during class.

5 Steps in Editing A prepositional phrase is made up of the
preposition, its object and any associated adjectives or adverbs. A prepositional phrase can function as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb.

6 Steps in Editing The most common prepositions are
"about,“ "above," "across," "after," "against," "along,“ "among," "around," "at," "before," "behind,“ "below," "beneath," "beside," "between," "beyond,“ "but," "by," "despite," "down," "during," "except,“ "for," "from," "in," "inside," "into," "like," "near," "of,“ "off," "on," "onto," "out," "outside," "over," "past,“ "since," "through," "throughout," "till," "to,“ "toward," "under," "underneath," "until," "up,“ "upon," "with," "within," and "without."

7 Prepositions, in addition, can show location in
Steps in Editing Prepositions, in addition, can show location in time. Read the next three examples: At midnight, Jill craved mashed potatoes with grape jelly. In the spring, I always vow to plant tomatoes but end up buying them canned at the supermarket. During the marathon, Iggy's legs complained with sharp pains shooting up his thighs.

8 Steps in Editing Preposition Tables 1: Prepositions of Place
2: Prepositions of Time 3: Prepositions of Cause and Purpose 4: Prepositions of Passage 5: Prepositions with Other Meanings 6: Fixed expressions 7: Word combinations

9 Edit the folowing sentences:
Steps in Editing Edit the folowing sentences: 1.He refused to comment the problem.   2.What is the reason of Hong Kong's air pollution? 3.Can we meet to discuss the policy changes? 4.Graduates should consider on their career goals. 5.They were asked to participate the interviews.


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