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1 Click on the subject of the second sentence.Click on the subject of the first sentence. This fused sentence is actually two sentences run together with no break. Mary loved children she wanted to be an elementary school teacher. Here’s a fused sentence: What is a Fused Sentence? That is not correct. Please try again. Correct. “Mary” is the subject and “loved” is the verb in this sentence. Correct. “She” is the subject and “wanted” is the verb in this sentence. Click on the subject of the second sentence.Click on the subject of the first sentence. This fused sentence is actually two sentences run together with no break. Manuel wished that he could travel abroad he especially wanted to go to Switzerland. Here’s another example of a fused sentence: Correct. “Manuel” is the subject and “wished” is the verb in this sentence. Correct. “He” is the subject and “wanted” is the verb in this sentence. Click here to learn one way to fix fused sentences. Skip this demo Click to begin

2 That is not correct. Please try again. Fixing Fused Sentences: Connect them using one of the seven “FANBOYS” so S yet Y or O but B nor N and A for F Click on the spot where the first sentence ends and the second sentence begins in the fused sentences below Correct. Using “so” with a comma connects these two sentences to show a result. so, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. she decided not to go to the party.Sarah had too much left to write for her essaySarah had too much left to write for her essay she decided not to go to the party. Correct. Using “for” with a comma connects these two sentences to give a reason. for, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. it helps keep my heart strong.Jogging on a regular basis improves my healthJogging on a regular basis improves my health it helps keep my heart strong. Correct. Using “or” with a comma connects these two sentences to show options. or, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. he can take it early tomorrow morning.Micah can make up the test this afternoonMicah can make up the test this afternoon he can take it early tomorrow morning. Correct. Using “but” with a comma connects these two sentences to show a contrast. but, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. he forgot to bring his dictionary.Mark brought his grammar textbook to classMark brought his grammar textbook to class he forgot to bring his dictionary. Click here to learn the FANBOYS Do More Practice

3 That is not correct. Please try again. Fixing Fused Sentences: Connect them using one of the seven “FANBOYS” so S yet Y or O but B nor N and A for F Click on the spot where the first sentence ends and the second sentence begins in the fused sentences below Correct. Using “yet” with a comma connects these two sentences to show an unexpected contrast. yet, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. it annoys me when I am trying to sleep.My canary has a beautiful singing voiceMy canary has a beautiful singing voice it annoys me when I am trying to sleep. Note the reversal of “he” and “was”! Correct. Using “nor” with a comma connects these two sentences to add a “not” statement. nor, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. was he well rested when he took it.Nick did not study very long for the testNick did not study very long for the test he was not well rested when he took it. We also need to delete “though.” Correct. Using “but” with a comma connects these two sentences to show a contrast. but, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. they need our help to flourish though. Wild birds do not need humans to surviveWild birds do not need humans to survive they need our help to flourish though. Correct. Using “and” with a comma connects these two sentences to give more information. and, Good. Now look at the FANBOYS above and click on the one that best fits in the space. one day I will achieve that goal.My greatest ambition is to climb Mt. EverestMy greatest ambition is to climb Mt. Everest one day I will achieve that goal. Click Here to Exit!


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