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Simple and Complex Sentences

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amanda heins

on 15 October 2014

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Transcript of Simple and Complex Sentences

Simple Sentences
One Independent Clause

No Dependent Clauses

Can have Compound Subject or Compound Verb
Simple and Complex-Compound Sentences
Examples
Both coffee and tea are very popular drinks.
Pumpkin Spice Lattes are much loved and highly sought after in the fall.
Brownies are definitely the best dessert.
Compound-Complex Sentences
Two Independent Clauses

One Dependent Clause

All parts can be compound
Examples
Although I like to go camping, I haven't had the time to go lately, and I haven't found anyone to go with.
He needed to send the package soon, so he put a Post-It note on the table before he forgot again.
The car was stuck in the mud for a long time, even though I called the towing service, and the rain just kept falling.
Independent and Dependent Clauses
The microwave suddenly started to make loud scary sounds, so we assumed it was broken even though we just bought it.
Sherlock
had a great first and second season because the writers focused on the classic stories, but the last season was not as good because it focused on side drama.
Identify
Woks have more space for cooking and they save energy since they don't need as much heat to cook food.
Nesting dolls did not come from Russia, but came from China.
Fire safety is something we teach children because it is so important; the risk of fire is always present.
Decorating a room is a way to show something about yourself and about the room to those who visit it.
Jennifer sat in her chair, which was a dark red recliner, and she read all evening.
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