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
as long as
as much as
as soon as
Tutorial on Clauses
Tutorial on Clauses 2
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