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Unit 1: Sentence Structure and Punctuation

Welcome to Unit 1 of these academic writing materials.

Writing correctly punctuated sentences is one of the main problems with student writing. Sentences may be incorrectly divided with commas instead of full stops (run on sentences). Full stops may be incorrectly used instead of commas, leaving sentence fragments (incomplete sentences). A sentence fragment makes no sense on its own.

This unit is divided into the following sections:

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