logging in or signing up Sentence Structure janphillips Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 41 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: September 10, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Sentence Structure: Sentence Structure Developmental English 93A sentence is a group of words that make a complete statement.: A sentence is a group of words that make a complete statement. Sentences are made up of clauses. Every clause has two parts: · A subject and all its modifiers · A verb and all its modifiersSentence: Jack walked.: Sentence: Jack walked. A clause that can stand alone is called an independent clause . A sentence must have at least one independent clause. But it can also have more than one clause.SUBJECTS: SUBJECTS The subject is the person or thing that the clause is about. Subjects are always nouns or words acting as nouns. When we refer to the simple subject of a clause, we are pointing to the noun alone. When we refer to the complete subject , we are pointing to the noun and all its modifiers.VERBS: VERBS The verb gives the action of the clause. The verb also tells the time of the action—present, past, or future. A verb can have several parts. All the parts together form the complete verb .Types of Sentences by Purpose: Types of Sentences by Purpose Declarative sentences are statements . Interrogative sentences ask a question . Imperative sentences issue a command or an instruction . Exclamatory sentences express surprise or strong emotion.Simple Sentence: Simple Sentence A simple sentence consists of one independent clause .Compound Sentences: Compound Sentences A compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses joined together. The clauses can be joined by a comma and a coordinating conjunction ( and, but, for, nor, or, so, or yet ) or by a semicolon . Remember our first three options .Complex Sentences: Complex Sentences A complex sentence is composed of one independent clause and at least one dependent clause . Remember our 4 th and 5 th options .Relative Pronouns: Relative Pronouns who whom whose which thatCompound-Complex Sentences: Compound-Complex Sentences A compound-complex sentence has at least two independent clauses and at least one dependent clause . Because I started my report early, I handed it in on time ; however, many students had trouble meeting the deadline.COMBINING: COMBINING Simple sentence: Amy enjoys reading. Simple sentence: Amy can read very quickly. Compound sentence: Amy enjoys reading, and she can read very quickly. Compound sentence: Amy enjoys reading ; she can read very quickly . Compound sentence: Amy enjoys reading ; moreover, she can read very quicklyCOMBINING: COMBINING Simple sentence: Devin has a demanding job. Simple sentence: Devin really enjoys his job. Complex sentence: Though Devin has a demanding job, he really enjoys it . Complex sentence : Devin has a demanding job,though he really enjoys it. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.