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CHAPTER 2 - TYPES OF SENTENCES INDEPENDENT CLAUSE An independent clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb that also expresses a complete thought. { independent clause } Example: Enrique quickly walked through the door. subj. verb DEPENDENT CLAUSE A dependent clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb that does not express a complete thought. Therefore, a dependent clause is only a fragment or part of a sentence. { dependent clause } Example: After Enrique quickly walked through the door subj. verb To become a complete sentence, a dependent clause must also have an independent clause to express a complete thought. { dependent clause } { independent Example: After Enrique quickly walked through the door, he quietly took his subj. verb subj. verb clause } seat. TYPES OF SENTENCES A simple sentence consists of an independent clause and no dependent clauses. { independent clause } Example: Enrique
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Unformatted text preview: quickly walked through the door. subj. verb A compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses with no dependent clauses. { independent clause } { independent Example: Enrique quickly walked through the door, and he quietly took his subj. verb subj . verb clause } seat. A complex sentence consists of one independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses. { dependent clause } { independent Example: After Enrique quickly walked through the door, he quietly took subj . verb subj. verb clause } his seat. A compound-complex sentence consists of two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses. { dependent clause } { independent clause } Example: Before the teacher noticed him, Enrique quickly walked through subj . verb subj. verb { independent clause } the door, and he quietly took his seat. subj. verb...
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