Coordination and Parallel Structure

Coordination and Parallel Structure - ESL 102R Week Three:...

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ESL 102R Week Three: Coordination and Parallel Structure (Chapter 5) Task One: Independent and Dependent Clauses Task Two: Coordinating Conjunctions Task Three: Correlative Conjunctions and Parallel Structure An Introduction to Coordination (Examples from Communicate What You Mean) Today we will focus on coordination for combining two or more complete sentences. Sentence combining creates sentence variety in your writing, and it works to show logical relationships between ideas. Task One: Two Kinds of Clauses An independent clause (IC) has a subject and a verb, and it forms a complete thought.
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I saw Kayoko yesterday. A dependent clause (DC) has a subject and a verb, but it does not form a complete thought. When I saw Kayoko yesterday Task Two: Coordinating Conjunctions Coordinating conjunctions are words that connect two independent clauses in a sentence by showing that both are of equal importance to the meaning of the sentence. Coordinating conjunctions help us express logical relationships between
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