Sentence Problems
Yusismi Murni
1200978
K.1 / 2012
Comma Splices
A comma splice is two sentences combined with a
comma but without a connecting word.
Example: He is handsome...
Run-On Sentences
A run-on sentence is two sentences combined
without proper punctuation. A period, a
semicolon, or a conne...
Examples of Correct Sentences
Coordinating Conjunction Chelsea is friendly, so many people
like her.
Semicolon Chelsea is ...
Fragments
Fragments are incomplete sentences. They are
missing a subject or a verb.
They are two common types of fragments...
Incomplete Clauses
Explanations fragments Problems Corrections
Every clause
must have at
least one
subject and
one verb.
C...
Dependent Clauses
Explanations Fragments Problems Corrections
A dependent
clause cannot
be a sentence
by itself. It must
b...
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  1. 1. Sentence Problems Yusismi Murni 1200978 K.1 / 2012
  2. 2. Comma Splices A comma splice is two sentences combined with a comma but without a connecting word. Example: He is handsome, his heart is wicked. Correct: He is handsome, but his heart is wicked.
  3. 3. Run-On Sentences A run-on sentence is two sentences combined without proper punctuation. A period, a semicolon, or a connecting word must added. Example: He is handsome his heart is wicked. Correct: He is handsome, but his heart is wicked.
  4. 4. Examples of Correct Sentences Coordinating Conjunction Chelsea is friendly, so many people like her. Semicolon Chelsea is friendly; many people like her. Subordinating conjunction or Relative Pronoun Chelsea is friendly, so that many people like her. Chelsea whom many people like her, is friendly.
  5. 5. Fragments Fragments are incomplete sentences. They are missing a subject or a verb. They are two common types of fragments: Incomplete clauses Dependent clauses
  6. 6. Incomplete Clauses Explanations fragments Problems Corrections Every clause must have at least one subject and one verb. Chelsea and her sister to the market. Yesterday went to the market. No verb No subject Chelsea and her sister are on the way to the market. Yesterday, Chelsea and her sister went to the market.
  7. 7. Dependent Clauses Explanations Fragments Problems Corrections A dependent clause cannot be a sentence by itself. It must be accompanied by a complete main clause. Even though Bonita is pretty. The girl who wears black jacket. No main clause No verb in the main clause Even though Bonita is pretty, she is arrogant. The girl who wears black jacket is my bestfriend.
  8. 8. Thank You

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