4 Use transitions from the list above, or others that you know, to connect these sentences taken from the essay about Chinese medicine on page 79. When you have finished, compare your answers with the essay.
1 of focusing on a patient's health problems, Chinese medicine tries to make the patient's whole body well again. doctors of Chinese medicine believe that inside people, there are two types of energy. The first type of energy, called "yin," is quiet and passive. The other type of energy, called "yang," is active. When there is an imbalance—too much yin, 3- —a person becomes unhealthy. A doctor of Chinese medicine doesn't try to stop a person's cough by giving a cough medicine. 4- the doctor gives a mixture of herbs that will restore balance in the patient's body. 5■ when the body is in balance, the cough will stop naturally.
Z) Pronoun reference
Two sentences can be connected by the use of a pronoun. A pronoun (Ae. she, it, they, etc.) takes the plane of a noun (a person, place, thing, or idea] or a noun phrase (several words that refer to a person, place, thing, or idea). Look at the following example taken from the essay on sign language:
American Sign Language developed from the mixture of signs used by deaf Americans and French Sign Language. Today, it is used by more than 500,000 deaf people in the United States and Canada.
The pronoun it refers back to the subject, American Sign Language, and connects the two sentences together.
For each at'the italicized pronouns in this passage, identify the noun or noun phrase to which it refers. Write your answers on the lines below the text.
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