Exercise: 4 / 5

Starting out light

Purpose: The exercise which follows gives you guidance in composing sentences which follow the "light-before-heavy" principle.

Instructions: Use strategies 4-9 to move "heavy" information elements to the end of the sentence.

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Estimated time: 30 minutes.

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