Presentation on theme: "Complex Sentences Stephen Chow. Parts of a complex sentance Independent Clause –Subject –Verb –Complete idea –I will eat the pie Dependant clause –Subject."— Presentation transcript:
Parts of a complex sentance Independent Clause –Subject –Verb –Complete idea –I will eat the pie Dependant clause –Subject –Verb –Not a complete thought –before you can have a single bite
Complex Sentences Independent clause + dependant clause = compound sentence I will eat the pie+ before you can have a single bite Example: While Avatar had a excellent CGI, its plot was a cheap rip-off of other stories such as Dances with Wolves.
Practice Identify the dependant and independent clauses? -When I want to stay up late, I drink coffee -I despise Walt Disney because he is responsible for the annoying Disney Franchise. -Even if you have a credit card, you have to be responsible with your money.