Pangasinan State University
Which sentence uses a semicolon correctly?
(Remember, a semicolon joins two complete sentences.)
A. Her decision has been indicated in an instant; she had known she would be asked.
B. This royal maiden was well satisfied with her breakfast; for it was delicious.
C. Until one day the king found out its existence the princess was trying; to keep it a secret.
Academic Vocabulary I
Definitions & Examples
Academic - adj. scholastic; a known procedure, assumed
E.g.: Because of good grades and positive attitude, Paul received an academic scholarship to the college of his choice.
E.g.: After winning over the chemistry teacher, getting permission to use the lab was academic.
Access - v. to measure, to evaluate
E.g.: The students are given questions that assess their understanding of the story.
Based on the definition given, which sentence most correctly uses the word assess?
A. A ramp gives easier assess to someone who struggles to climb up stairs.
B. Scientist had to assess the new evidence of possible alien life.
C. Emma wanted assess to the television, but her mother told her no.