Sentence Forms

How to Understand the Different Forms of Sentences

The four forms of sentences include:

  •        Simple

  •        Compound

  •        Complex

  •        Compound-complex

 

Remember the following regarding clauses:

 

Independent clauses can stand on their own; they are a complete sentence (contain a subject and verb).

 

Dependent clauses cannot stand alone; they do not form a complete sentence (or thought).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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