audio stories en Run-on sentences and those that just run on, and on, and on <p>Grammar girl has a highly readable explanation of what a run-on sentence is and how to fix one depending on the writing style you want to achieve: <a href="" title=""></a> - also available as a podcast.</p> <p>Here is a fun example of a really long sentence, though not a run-on since it is all connected phrases:</p> <p>DEATH SENTENCE<br /> Have you heard how Cuthbert Hatch<br /> To find a gas leak struck a match<br /> And thereby hastened his dispatch<br /> To realms unknown to you and me<br /> Who have not yet been foolishly<br /> Inclined to leave posterity<br /> To puzzle for itself just why</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> audio stories grammar writing Wed, 12 Dec 2012 06:34:05 +0000 admin 64 at sniplits for the car <p>Making the best use of the morning commute is a challenge, when kids are still sleepy and not ready for anything too challenging. One possibility is to play an audio snippet. To play in the car without wifi, save the file ahead of time by right-clicking on the link to the .mp3 and choosing 'Save link as...' or similar. </p> <p><a href="" title=""></a> has free podcasts about 'this day in history' with Garrison Keillor reading</p> <p>Mark Twain snippets have been recorded and some of the funny bits are available here:<br /> <a href="" title=""></a></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> audio stories literacy Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:54:49 +0000 admin 59 at