Posted by Rita on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:01am.
Revise the folloing sentences to create parallel constructions.
(Question)
Some students hate math; some students dislike math, and math is liked by other students.
(my answer)
Some students hate math, some dislike math, and some like math.
every way I have tried it just doesn't sound correct. Please help??

English  GuruBlue, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:32am
Try this: Some students hate math and others merely dislike it, however, many enjoy math.

English  Rita, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:40am
Thank you very much. It reads much better and is probably proper, where mine..not as much.

English  Rita, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:44am
got 1 more for you...
To succeed in the new economy, workers will have to learn thoughout their careers, adapt to changing circumstances, and selfmotivation will be needed.
this is my version...
To succeed in the new economy workers have to learn throughout their career, adapt to changing circumstances and be selfmotivated.
same problem..creat parallel constructions.
Thank you so much.

English  Writeacher, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:49am
Your revision is good  you've changed that last one so you have "parallel" verbs: learn, adapt, be
Your sentence will be better if you put a comma after "circumstances."
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