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WEDNESDAY  NOTES (CLAUSES ANDSENTENCE TYPES)     BEWARE!
CLAUSESEach clause must have a subject   – Dependent (also called theand a verb                          subordinate claus...
CLAUSES (continued)– Types(dependent clause)   • Adverb                    • Adjective       – usually starts with      – ...
CLAUSES(continued)and SENTENCE TYPE – Noun Clause           Sentence types:                          – simple sentence = 1...
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Clauses

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Clauses

  1. 1. WEDNESDAY NOTES (CLAUSES ANDSENTENCE TYPES) BEWARE!
  2. 2. CLAUSESEach clause must have a subject – Dependent (also called theand a verb subordinate clause)types: • the dependent clause – independent(also called can never stand alone main clause) • a dependent clause • every sentence must starts with a relative have at least one pronoun or a independent clause subordinating • the independent clause conjunction can usually stand alone • an independent clause does not start with a relative pronoun or a subordinating conjunction
  3. 3. CLAUSES (continued)– Types(dependent clause) • Adverb • Adjective – usually starts with – usually starts with a subordinating a relative pronoun conjunction – acts like an – acts like and adjective adverb – she likes the guy – we will eat when who sits in front of the bell rings. her.(modifies guy) (modifies eat) – she likes the guy is – we will eat is independent independent
  4. 4. CLAUSES(continued)and SENTENCE TYPE – Noun Clause Sentence types: – simple sentence = 1 • usually starts independent clause with a relative – compound sentence = 2 pronoun or more independent clauses • acts like a noun – complex sentence = 1 • I hope that you independent clause + 1 or more dependent understand the clause examples.(acts as – compound-complex direct object) sentence = 2 or more independent clauses + • I hope is one or more dependent clauses independent

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