INCOMPLETE INDEPENDENT CLAUSE
LESSON 17 INCOMPLETE INDEPENDENT CLAUSE
ALL CLAUSES People Need vitamins S V O
A compound sentence Consists of two independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
A COMPLEX SENTENCE consists of independent clause (main clause) and a subordinate (dependent)clause
A COMPOUND-COMPLEX SENTENCE has two independent clauses joined to one or more dependent clauses
COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
Coordinating conjunctions join equals to one another: words to words, phrases to phrases clauses to clauses
Punctuation. Comma(,) and semicolon(;)
Note: When the dependent clause is placed first in a sentence, use a comma between the two clauses. When the independent clause is placed first and the dependent clause second, do not separate the two clauses with a comma. Examples: …………………………
CLAUSES WITH THERE AND IT
Introductory word/ EXPLETIVES (WITH and IT) Ex: There was a good movies on TV last night (pattern: there + verb to be + subject) 2. It was in 1959 that Alaska became a state)
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