Flashcards in Phrases Clauses and Sentences Deck (12):
A group of words that is missing either a subject or a predicate
A group of words that contains both a subject and a predicate
a group of words that stands alone - a complete thought
a group of words that contains a subject and a predicate but makes the reader ask "Then What?" it usually begins with a subordinating conjunction
a part of speech that joins words, phrases and clauses
show equality between two independent clauses (an, but, or, for, nor, yet, so).
subordinate or make a clause dependent (since, because unless). If a subordinatingconjunction starts a sentence, a comma follows the dependent clause. There is no comma if the subordinate clause ends a sentence.
IC (Ex: she is nice).
IC+IC (EX: She is nice, and she eats lunch with me)
DC+IC (Ex: Since she is so nice, John decided to date her)
IC+IC+DC (Ex: Gina knew she would have to wait, but she didn't mind.