Complex sentence presentation


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Simple sentences
Compound Sentences
Complex Sentences
Parts of Speech
Parts of the sentences
Types of Clause

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Complex sentence presentation

  1. 1. The Complex Sentence (1.0) Index 1. Today’s Lesson – A: Parts of speech – B: Parts of the sentence – C: Types of clause 2. Different types of sentences 3. Let’s Practice
  2. 2. The Complex Sentence (1.1) This lesson will introduce: - Parts of speech (Verbs, subject/s, conjunctions) - Parts of the sentence (clause, phrase) - Simple, compound and complex sentences.
  3. 3. The Complex Sentence (1.2) At the end, you should be able to: - Identify simple and complex sentences. - Identify independent and dependent clauses. - Remember the coordinators. - Write your own complex sentence.
  4. 4. A - Parts of speech Connects other words / groups of words Someone or something the sentence is talking about. E.g. Bob is the best. E.g. Bob AND Dan are friends ‘And’ connects the word ‘Bob’ with ‘Dan’. E.g. It is early BUT we can go ‘But’ connects group of words “It is early” with “we can go”. ‘Doing/being’ words E.g. Run, jump, is.
  5. 5. A - Parts of speech Two types of conjunctions: Coordinating Subordinating COORDINATING (equal) Used to give equal emphasis to both parts. SUBORDINATING (not equal) Used to emphasize the independent part more than the dependent part . E.g. Because Jon loves music, (dependent) he refuses to quit being a star. (independent) E.g. You work together OR alone. EQUAL! UNEQUAL!
  6. 6. A - Parts of speech Coordinating Conjunctions Subordinating Conjunctions F.A.N.B.O.Y.S For-And-Nor-But-Or-Yet-So E.g. “I love computer games yet I have no girlfriend”. E.g. “I love computer games though I have no girlfriend”.
  7. 7. A - Parts of speech
  8. 8. B - Parts of the sentence Expresses a complete thought. Has a subject & verb. Sentence Have a subject and a Clause/s ‘predicate’ (tells you sth. about the subject). Phrase Words
  9. 9. C – Two main types of clause Independent Clause (or main clause) is a clause that can stand by itself, also known as a simple sentence. Dependent Clause A clause that cannot stand alone. Also called a subordinate clause.
  10. 10. C – Two main types of clauses: Examples
  11. 11. Summary - (3.6) What you NEED to identify different types of sentences A - Parts of speech Verbs, subject, conjunctions. B - Parts of the Sentence Sentences and clauses. C - Two major types of clauses Dependent and Independent clauses.
  12. 12. (Independent Clause) Types of sentence Contains a A. Some B. C. and a SIMPLE . Expresses a complete thought. to study in the mornings. and football every afternoon. to the library and A simple sentence can contain a or a every day.
  13. 13. Types of sentence Contains two A. B. C. COMPOUND joined by a
  14. 14. Types of sentence - COMPLEX An joined by that always has a subordinator or relative pronoun (E.g. That, who, which) A. WHEN , B. C. AFTER BECAUSE .
  15. 15. Summary - Types of sentences (4.3) Simple sentence Contains a subject and a verb. Expresses a complete thought. Compound Sentence Contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinator. Complex Sentence An independent clause joined by dependent clause/s, that always has a subordinator or relative pronoun.
  16. 16. Let’s Practice - Identify the sentence (5.1) Simple or complex? 1. The teacher walked into the classroom, greeted the students, and took attendance. SIMPLE 2. Juan played football while Juanita went shopping. COMPLEX 3. Although Mexico has the better football team, it lost. COMPLEX 4. The island was filled with many winding trails, a small lake, and dangerous wild pigs. SIMPLE 5. Naoki passed the test because he studied hard and understood the material. COMPLEX