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Jcompletesentences

  1. 1. Complex sentences• Jesús Antonio Quiñones
  2. 2. Complete SentencesA complete sentence has a subject and a predicatethat work together to make a complete thought.Bobby smiled until hethought his facewould crack.
  3. 3. Sentence Fragments• A SENTENCE FRAGMENT fails to be asentence in the sense that it cannot stand byitself.
  4. 4. Sentence Fragments• may locate something in time andplace, but lack a subject-verbrelationship.Last Saturday after theballgame at the ice creamshop.
  5. 5. Sentence Fragments• may describe something, but haveno subject-verb relationship.Shooting just before thebuzzer rang and hoping toscore the winning point.
  6. 6. Sentence Fragments• may have most of the makings of asentence but still be missing animportant part of a verb string.Some of the girls goingtogether to the mall.
  7. 7. Sentence Fragments• may have a subject-verbrelationship, but cannot stand byitself.Even though she was theprettiest girl and had agreat talentpresentation.
  8. 8. Run-On Sentences• A RUN-ON SENTENCE (sometimescalled a fused sentence) has at least twoparts, either one of which can stand byitself, but the two parts have beenconnected together with one or two wordsinstead of becoming two sentences. Therun-on could be corrected with a semi-colon.
  9. 9. Run-On Sentences• Remember: The length of a sentence reallyhas nothing to do with whether a sentence is arun-on or not; even a very short sentence couldbe a run-on.The books are heavy don’t carry them.The books are heavy. Don’t carry them.
  10. 10. Run-On Sentences• When two clauses are connected byonly a comma, they are a run-onsentence that is called a comma-splice.The books are heavy,don’t carry them.
  11. 11. Run-On Sentences• when an independent clause gives anorder or directive based on what wassaid in the prior independent clause.The game is going to bevery close you have toplay your best.
  12. 12. Run-On Sentences happen• when two clauses are connected by wordssuch as however, moreover,nevertheless. Mother packed mylunch today howevershe forgot to put in mydesert.

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