Sentence Structure - PLEASE WRITE ON YOUR OWN PAPER...

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PLEASE WRITE ON YOUR OWN PAPER Sentence Structure To be complete, to make an assertion, a sentence must contain at least one independent clause .  While many  sentences may only have one independent clause, some sentences have multiple independent  and dependent   clauses . Independent clauses  have a subject, verb, and express a complete idea.  In the following examples, the subject  is underlined once and the verb is underlined twice. Examples:  Rita  made  a ham and cheese sandwich.   The baseball player  stole  second base.   My brother  plays  linebacker on the football team. A dependent clause  does not express a complete idea; therefore, it must be paired with an independent clause  to make a complete sentence. Examples:  While making a ham and cheese sandwich Because the baseball player stole second base Even though he runs track A simple sentence  is one that contains only one independent clause .  This clause may have only one subject  and one verb or compound subjects and verbs.  However, as long as the subjects are related in the same way  to all the verbs, they are all part of one independent clause. Examples:  Tom  will go  to Europe. (One subject and one verb)   Tom  and Dale  will go  to Europe. (Compound subject)   Tom  and Dale  will go  to Europe and live  in Rome. (Compound verb) A compound sentence  contains two  or more  independent clauses  combined in one of three possible ways. 1. Coordination Conjunction 2. Semicolon Sentence Structure 1 Independent Clause Independent Clause  , and  , but  , for  , or  , so  , yet Independent Clause Independent Clause    ;
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PLEASE WRITE ON YOUR OWN PAPER 3. Conjunctive Adverb Examples:   Tom will go backpacking in Europe, and Dale will hike through China.  (Coordinating conjunction) The baseball player stole second base, but he was thrown out at third base. (Coordinating  conjunction) Examples:   Tom will go backpacking in Europe; Dale will hike through China.  (Semicolon) The baseball player stole second base; he was thrown out at third base. (Semicolon) Examples:   Tom will go backpacking in Europe; however, Dale will hike through China. (Conjunctive Adverb) The baseball player stole second base; then, he was thrown out at third base. (Conjunctive Adverb) A complex sentence  contains two  or more  independent clauses  and one  or more dependent clauses  and can be  joined together in the following ways. 1.  Independent Clause before the Dependent Clause
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course ENGLISH ENC1101 taught by Professor Amador during the Fall '11 term at Broward College.

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