Presentation on theme: "Compound-Complex Sentences"— Presentation transcript:
1 Compound-Complex Sentences As part of the fee you pay to come to this institution, the following vital information comes to you free of charge.
2 Compound-Complex Sentences A compound-complex sentence is made from two independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses.Some examples:Although I like to go camping, I haven't had the time to go lately, and I haven't found anyone to go with.independent clause: "I haven't had the time to go lately"independent clause: "I haven't found anyone to go with"dependent clause: "Although I like to go camping... "
3 Compound-Complex Sentences We decided that the movie was too violent, but our children, who like to watch scary movies, thought that we were wrong.independent clause: "We decided that the movie was too violent"independent clause: "(but) our children thought that we were wrong"dependent clause: who like to watch scary movies
4 Exercise: With a partner, create 4 compound-complex sentences. Must use 4 different subordinators.Sentences must be Christmas/Holiday/Winter ThemedInclude both names on the paper.