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Transcript of Compund-Complex Sentences
Compound- Complex Sentences:
Made up of at least two independent clauses and one dependent clause. Maybe combined with either a comma and conjunction, subordinate conjunction or a relative pronoun.
Tom reads novels, but Jack reads comics because books are too difficult.
Is a sentence made up of an independent clause and a dependent clause. Conjoined with a subordinate conjunction (because, since, after...) or a relative pronoun (that, who, which...).
A sentence made of two or more independent clauses. Usually joined with a comma and a conjunction (aka F.A.N.B.O.Y) / conjunction adverb.
ex: Jack reads comics because books are too difficult.
ex: Tom reads novels, and Jack reads comics.
Independent clause = complete sentence
Dependent clause = incomplete sentence
Jack, who reads comics, rarely reads novels; however, Tom enjoys novels.
While Tom reads novels, Jack reads comics, and Sam reads only magazines.
Jack rarely reads novels; however, Tom enjoys novels.
Tom reads novels, and Jack reads comics.
by: Berenice VaQuero, Melina Espinoza, Emily Carson,Mariana Aad , and Christina Leyva
Let's give it a try!
as long as
as much as
as soon as
in orfer that
till ( or 'til)