What are three ways we can avoid repetition in conversation? Give an example of each.
1. You can use an Auxiliary verb. For example: I have never used a blue dress, but Lucia has. 2. Try using new words (synonyms). For example: Sam loves to eat chocolate cake, Jessica loves likes it too.
3. Ellipsis- by omitting one or more words. For example: There were 20 athletes in the competition from Canda ... visiting Mexico.
Homework - Avoiding Repetition
1. Auxiliareis/Short Answer
Ex: Will you play soccer next week? Yes, maybe I will.
2. Reduced Infinitives
Ex: I do not to hurt your feelings. I think you do mean to.
Ex: Who did this? Rodrigo...
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