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Compund-Complex Sentences

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Berenice Vaquero

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Transcript of Compund-Complex Sentences

Compound-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.
Compound Sentence:
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...).
Complex Sentence:
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.
Independent
ex: Jack reads comics because books are too difficult.
ex: Tom reads novels, and Jack reads comics.
dependent
Independent
Independent clause = complete sentence
Dependent clause = incomplete sentence
Reminder:
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!
Subordinate conjunctions:
Relative pronouns:
after
although
as
as if
as long as
as much as
as soon as
as though
because
before
even if
even though
how
if
inasmuch
in orfer that
lest
now that
provided (that)
since
so that
than
that
though
till ( or 'til)
unless
until
when
whenever
where
wherever
while
who
whom
whose
which
that
GAME
TIME
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