Excessive Nominalizations, Supplemental Exercises

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Dave Carpenter, a reporter for the Washington Post, calls excessive nominalization “verbal gunk” or “the cliché-thick murk of corporatespeak.” Give your young grammarians practice thawing verbs frozen in abstract nouns with an exercise that asks them to rewrite sample sentences freeing verbs and/or adjectives from nominalizations.

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