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Types of Sentences

Types of Sentences:

1.  Simple Sentence- Contains a subject and a verb, and it is a complete thought. Also can be called an independent clause or main clause.

2.  Compound Sentence-Contains 2 or more independent clauses and no dependent clauses.

3.  Complex Sentence-Contains 1 independent clause and 1 or more dependent clauses.

4.  Compound Complex Sentence-Contains 2 or more independent clauses and 1 or more dependent clauses.

 

There are two types of clauses:

Independent Clause (Main Clause)- It is a simple sentence. Contains a subject and a verb (predicate), and it is a complete thought.

Ex: She is my friend

Dependent Clause (Subordinate Clause)- Begins with a subordinating conjunction. Contains a subject and a verb (predicate), but it is not a complete thought.

Ex: Because she is my friend

Subordinating Conjunctions:

as long as     

whenever

 as much as 

where

 as soon as 

wherever

 as though

 since

while

because

 so that

 before 

even if 

that

though

Tutorial on Clauses

Tutorial on Clauses 2

Link for Types of Sentences

Video on 1-3 Types of Sentences

 

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