ch15 - Mary Ellen Guffey Business English 7e Ch 15 2...

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Unformatted text preview: Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 2 Conjunctions That Join Unequals Objectives • Distinguish among phrases, dependent clauses, and independent clauses. • Expand dependent clauses into complete sentences. • Punctuate introductory and terminal dependent clauses. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 3 Conjunctions That Join Unequals • Punctuate parenthetical, essential, and nonessential dependent clauses. • Recognize simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences. • Convert simple sentences into a variety of more complex kinds of sentences. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 4 What are subordinating conjunctions? • Subordinating conjunctions are words and phrases that join unequal sentence elements, such as dependent clauses and independent clauses. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 5 What are subordinating conjunctions? • Examples of subordinating conjunctions: after before that although if unless as in order that until as if provided when as though since where because so that while Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 6 What are independent clauses? • Independent clauses are groups of words that have subjects and verbs and make sense by themselves. They can stand alone as simple sentences. No materials can be sent. Please sign the contract. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 7 What are dependent clauses? • Dependent clauses are groups of words that have subjects and verbs, but they depend on other clauses for the completion of their meaning. • Dependent clauses are often introduced by subordinating conjunctions like unless and if . Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 8 What are dependent clauses? Unless we hear from you soon , no materials can be sent. If you agree to the terms , please sign the contract. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 9 Check your skill . . . Indicate the dependent clause. 1. I purchased a new car when I received an increase in my salary. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 10 Check your skill . . . Indicate the dependent clause. 1. I purchased a new car when I received an increase in my salary . Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 11 Check your skill . . . Indicate the independent clause. 2. While the documents were printing, Courtney called for a reservation. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 12 Check your skill . . . Indicate the independent clause. 2. While the documents were printing, Courtney called for a reservation . Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 13 Check your skill . . . Indicate the dependent clause. 3. Brian applied for a new job because he wanted to earn more money. Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 15- 14 Check your skill . . ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course OA 265 taught by Professor Lbrotsker during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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