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Different kinds of_sentences

  1. 1. Different Kinds of Sentences Simple, Compound, Complex
  2. 2. Simple sentences:This is Advanced Grammar.It meets on Tuesday night. It meets at six o’clock.
  3. 3. A compound sentence puts sentences together using a conjunction = coordinating conjunction. (FANBOYS =for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so
  4. 4. Compound sentences:This is advanced grammar class, and it meets Tuesday evening.Some people have been working all day, so they are tired. I’m tired, but I’m making money.
  5. 5. A complex sentence combines two sentences with a subordinator. There are many: although, because, eventhough, if, when, while, before, a fter, until
  6. 6. A complex sentence combines two sentences with a subordinator = subordinating conjunction. There are many: although, because, eventhough, if, when, while, before, a fter, until
  7. 7. Complex sentences:I was playing soccer when my Mom called me.When my Mom called me, I was playing soccer.
  8. 8. Complex sentences: Although this is a difficult assignment, I have to do it.I have to do this assignment although it is difficult.
  9. 9. Complex sentences:I lived in China until I came to the United States.(with names of countries, usually there is no article)
  10. 10. A subordinator begins an adverb clause. A complex sentence has an adverb clause in it. Some people call it the subordinate clause.
  11. 11. When I lived in China, I didn’tknow how to speak English. I didn’t know how to speakEnglish when I lived in China.
  12. 12. Complex sentence with a subordinator:I came to this country so that I could join my family. I came to this country because I wanted to join my country.Compound sentence with a conjunction:I wanted to join my family, so I came to the U.S.
  13. 13. He lived in China. He lived in Russia.He lived in Vietnam.He lived in Mexico.Just a few exceptions
  14. 14. the Soviet Unionthe United States the Philippines the Netherlands
  15. 15. the Soviet Unionthe United States the Philippines the Netherlands
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