Kinds of sentences
Daniel Padilla GIFS
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Kinds of sentences
Kinds of Sentencesaccording to Structure J Ann Sangcay BSEDII
Sentence-A set of words that is complete initself, typically containing a subject andpredicate, conveying astatement, question, exclamation or acommand.-A sentence may consist of one clause(independent clause) or more clauses(independent and dependent clauses).- An independent clause is also calledmain clause. A dependent clause is alsocalled subordinate clause.
4 kinds of Sentences1. Simple Sentence2. Compound Sentence3. Complex Sentence4. Compound-complex Sentence
1. Simple Sentence - conveys one complete idea or thought. - an independent clause, contains a subject and a verb.
ExamplesA. Some students like to study in the mornings.B. Juan and Arturo play football every afternoon.C. Alicia goes to the library and studies every day.
2. Compound Sentence- more than one thought, consisting ofindependent clauses, either of whichcould stand alone as a sentence, joinedby a conjunction.- the coordinators are asfollows: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.(FANBOYS)
ExamplesA. I tried to speakSpanish, and my friend tried to speakEnglish.B. Alejandro played football, so Mariawent shopping.C. Daniel is not a good dancer, but hecan play a guitar well.
3.Complex Sentence-has a thought expressed as oneindependent, with one or moredependent clauses.- A complex sentence always has asubordinator such as because, since,after, although, or when or a relativepronoun such as that, who, or which.
Example:1. I met the boy who had helped me.2. She is wearing a shirt which looks nice.3. You can’t pass the test unless you study for it.
4. Compound-complex- a complex sentence that also has a secondindependent clause.- containing adjective clauses (or dependentclauses) are also complex because they containan independent clause and a dependentclause.- at least two independents and one or moredependent clauses. Sometimes, it’s calledcomplex-compound.
Examples1. He went to the school and I went to amarket where I bought a book.2. I like Mathematics but my brother likesBiology because he wants to be adoctor.
Evaluation ExamCopy and answer the following exercises. Use 1 whole sheet of paper.
I. Exercise: Write S for simple, Cd forcompound, Cx for complex and CC forcompound-complex.1. When she was 19 months old, Helen Adams Kellersuffered as attack of scarlet fever, and she wassubsequently left deaf and blind.2. Blind and deaf Keller was placed under the careof Anne Sullivan.3. Despite Helen Kellers handicap, she stood highas a legend and a symbol.4. With her disabilities, she was able to prove to usall that physical disabilities are not deterrents tosuccess, they are stimulants.5. Helen studied speech under Sarah Fuller and shegraduated with honor from Radcliffe College. Cont..
6. Since she performed successfully inschool, she was awarded a medal ofexcellence.7. She served on the staff of the AmericanFoundation for the Blind.8. She did have a significant encounter withthe Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore.9. Among Helens writings are the "Story of MyLife", "Optimism", "The World I Live", "Out of theDark", "Let Us Have Faith", and "Three Days toSee".10. That those deprived of sight and hearingcan participate in an active intellectual life isher legacy.
II. Give 5 examples toeach kind of sentence.
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