2 Simple SentenceGroup of words that expresses a complete thought and has one subject-predicate combinationAmy loves horses.
3 Compound sentence Contains two or more simple sentences. Each simple sentence is called a main clause (subject and predicate).Main clauses are joined either by a comma followed by a conjunction or by a semicolon.The comma may be omitted if the main clauses are short.
4 Compound sentence examples Flowers are delicate, and they need tender care.Flowers are delicate; they need tender care.
5 Complex sentenceHas a main clause and one or more subordinate clauses.Subordinate clauses also have a subject and predicate, but it cannot stand alone as a sentence. It depends on the main clause to complete its meaning.It (subordinate clause) can act as an adjective, adverb, or a noun.
6 Complex sentence examples MAIN CLAUSE SUB. CLAUSEThey are playing music that I like to hear. (adj.)We must stop skating when the music stops. (adverb)I will tell you what happened at the rink. (noun)