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Question # 1 Kate and I are going to celebrate our birthdays by going skiing and antiquing in Vermont for the weekend. This is an example of what kind of sentence: (Compound, complex, simple)
Answer to Question #7 <ul><li>You could either: </li></ul><ul><li>change the comma to a semicolon </li></ul><ul><li>Add a coordinating (FANBOY) conjunction like “and” </li></ul><ul><li>Remove the comma and a subordinating conjunction like “because” </li></ul>Back to race .
Question # 8 What (usually) makes a subordinate clause subordinate (dependent) or unable to stand on it’s own?
Answer to Question #10 A phrase does not have both a subject and a verb (may have one or the other or neither). A clause has BOTH a subject and a verb. (It may not be a complete thought, though) Back to race .
Question # 11 What kind of clause is the following? As we thought about what to do with the evidence in the basement. Independent, subordinate, compound
Answer to Question #11 Subordinate Back to race .
Question # 12 Andrea, that mean girl who lives across the street, is coming to Antoine’s party tonight and I may not go because of it. What kind of sentence is the above? Compound, simple with a compound subject and verb, or complex.
Answer to Question #12 Compound Back to race .
Bonus Question While I was thinking about John, he walked in the room; it was so weird. What kind of sentence is this? Simple with a compound subject, compound-complex, or compound with two compound subjects (one in each clause).