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7P Sentence Structure


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7P Sentence Structure

  1. 1. Sentence Structure
  2. 2. Simple Sentence <ul><li>S V </li></ul><ul><li>Eric likes peas. </li></ul><ul><li>[one independent clause] </li></ul>
  3. 3. Compound Sentence <ul><li>S V </li></ul><ul><li>Eric likes peas, but </li></ul><ul><li>S V </li></ul><ul><li>Liza prefers green beans. </li></ul><ul><li>[two independent clauses] </li></ul>
  4. 4. Complex Sentence <ul><li>S V S V </li></ul><ul><li>Eric likes peas when they are </li></ul><ul><li>V </li></ul><ul><li>cooked a short time . </li></ul><ul><li>[ one independent clause and one subordinate clause] </li></ul>
  5. 5. Compound-Complex Sentence <ul><li>S V S </li></ul><ul><li>Eric likes peas, but Liza </li></ul><ul><li>V </li></ul><ul><li>prefers green beans when </li></ul><ul><li>S V </li></ul><ul><li>they are steamed . </li></ul><ul><li>[two independent clauses and one subordinate clause] </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Formula For Sentence Structure <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S = I </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cd = I I </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cx = I & S </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CdCx= I I & S </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. A Chart for Sentence Structure Compound-complex Complex Compound Simple Number of dependent/ subordinate clauses Number of independent clauses Type