A Begin sentence with an appositive
The forest ranger, an expert in forest fire control, talked to the campers about safety in the woods.
An expert in forest fire control, the forest ranger talked to the campers about safety in the woods.
the country’s biggest cellular operator, China Mobile is looking at tighter controls on Internet-related service providers, industry insiders say.
B Begin a sentence with an adverb
The fog was slowly settling down.
Slowly the fog was settling down.
Obviously enough, he himself can not handle the trouble by himself.
C Begin a sentence with an adjective or adjective phrase
Mr Boyd was very angry and began to defend his reputation with strong arguments.
Angry, Mr Boyd began to defend his reputation with strong argument.
Tired and frustrated, the teacher went home to have a rest.
D Begin sentences with participle phrases
I jogged very day and increased my energy level.
Jogging every day, I soon increased my energy level.
Tim was troubled by a dream and he woke up with a start.
Troubled by a dream, Tim woke up with a start.
Witnessed by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and leaders of the 10-mem ber ASEAN, Chinese Minister of Commerce Bo Xilai signed the agreement with 10 economic ministers of the ASEAN countries.
E Begin sentences with an infinitive phrase
You must attend every class to succeed in a course.
To succeed in a course, you must attend every class.
F Begin sentences with a prepositional phrase
Madame Curie was an industrious worker in the scientific laboratory.
In the scientific laboratory, Madame Curie was an industrious worker.
Under a new scheme, established SPs can become pure content providers and China Mobile may seek a bigger portion of the shared revenues.
In the short term, operators will not abandon SPs.
For China Mobile, a dramatic change in its partnership scheme may be harmful.
G Begin sentences with clause modifiers
He did not want to rewrite the paper because he was tired and hungry and discouraged.
Because he was tired and hungry and discouraged, he did not want to rewrite the paper.
You may regret in leisure what you impulsively do in haste.
What you impulsively do in haste you may regret in leisure.
And this, whether it is motivated by obstinacy, denial or a sober calculation of the strategic stakes in Iraq, is a good thing.
The new American commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, must report to Congress in mid-September on how his campaign is going.
Advocates of quitting say that after losing more than 3,000 soldiers and spending more than $300 billion America has already failed and should therefore depart.
So why, instead of waiting two months for the general's report, have politicians in Washington allowed the debate to take on such a frantic new character?
WHEN a war such as the one in Iraq turns bad, there is not always a particular moment that defines thepoint of defeat.
If anything, it has so far been a modest success.
As John McCain told the Senate this week after a visit to Iraq, the new
strategy has been an improvement on the one it replaced.
In Diyala province American troops have moved on the city of Baquba.
In a trial widely condemnedabroad as unfair, the six have been convicted of deliberately infecting hundredsof Libyan children with HIV.
Continuing to support this war has now become a near-suicidal strategy for any ambitious politician, as the principled Senator McCain has discovered to his cost.
An earthquake rocked Kashiwazaki in Japan, killing ten people.
A nuclear plant was damaged andleaked water containing radioactive compounds, raising safety concerns about Japanese facilities.
He also took steps to boost the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, and his secular Fatah group in theWest Bank, in the hope of weakening its Islamist rivals in Hamas, which took over the Gaza Strip lastmonth.
What Iran is doing at Natanz is entirely illegal. It has signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty andsays its nuclear aims are peaceful. But having spent decades deceiving nuclear inspectors, it isdisbelieved even by its friends. A year ago this month Russia and China therefore joined the rest of theUN Security Council in ordering Iran to stop. It carried on regardless. The Security Council followed upwith two resolutions, in December 2006 and March this year, repeating its demands and applyingsanctions. The centrifuges spin defiantly on.