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What is coordinating conjunction?



 
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What is coordinating conjunction? #1 (permalink) Mon Jul 27, 2009 15:52 pm   What is coordinating conjunction?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #733 "Grammar Tutorial: Avoid Verb Tense Shifts (2)", question 1

She works in a coffee shop and, therefore, ......... various types of specialty coffee and tea for customers.

(a) makes
(b) making
(c) make

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ESL/EFL Test #733 "Grammar Tutorial: Avoid Verb Tense Shifts (2)", answer 1

She works in a coffee shop and, therefore, makes various types of specialty coffee and tea for customers.

Correct answer: (a) makes

Your answer was: incorrect
She works in a coffee shop and, therefore, making various types of specialty coffee and tea for customers.
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Please tell me why verb reduction is not suitable in this case?
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What is coordinating conjunction? #2 (permalink) Mon Jul 27, 2009 23:58 pm   What is coordinating conjunction?
 

Because there is a coordinating conjunction, 'and', requiring a full clause on both sides.
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