Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

A Short Lesson in Sentence Combining

No description
by

Alexia Brooks

on 5 March 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of A Short Lesson in Sentence Combining

A Short Lesson in Sentence Combining
What is Sentence Combining?

Sentence combining is a technique used to combine short sentences together and create richer, more complex sentences.


How do we combine sentences?
The most common method is the use of conjunctions: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so (FANBOYS).

Example: Gatsby clung to the idea of Daisy, for the real Daisy was far beyond his grasp.

Now it's your turn.
Using a FANBOYS, combine the sentence below:

This place has the worst food I've ever tasted. I will not eat here again.
Short sentences are not necessarily incorrect. Short sentences can make a person's writing weaker. Sentences that are short communicate less information.

(this sentence is in serious need of combining!)
But wait, there's more...
You can also combine sentences using a subordinate clause: because, although, when, since, if etc.).

Example: Writing is a necessary skill to acquire
because
it is used in a person's everyday life.
Once more with feeling!
Combine these sentences, first using FANBOYS, then using an subordinate clause (because, although, when, since, if etc.)

Facebook was created in 2004. Facebook has continued to grow in popularity worldwide.
Sentence combining: it gives your writing wings.
Short sentences are not necessarily incorrect, but they can make a person's writing weaker because they communicate less information.
Full transcript