Simple Sentence And Simple Sentences

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1) Simple sentences: A simple sentence is the most basic sentence that we have. They are called “simple” because it has just one independent clause . They can be very short. However, as the material says, this does not mean that the sentence has always to be short.

For example: I will shop at the shopping this week.
We can see that in this sentence ‘will shop’ is the predícate and ‘I’ is the subject. The verb, in this case ‘shop’ is helped by the auxiliary verb will and together they form the predicate.

Compound sentence: Is a sentence that has at least two independent clauses joined by a comma, semicolon or conjunction.
As the material mention, one feature of a compoun sentence is that the clauses have a fixed order, so they cannot be moved without changing their meaning.

For example:
The boy was diligent, so the teacher praised him.
The teacher praised him,so the boy was diligent.

He did not take the money, for it was not the right thing to do.
It was not the right thing to do, for he did not take the Money

There are just a few other conjuntions like so or for, called coordinate conjunctions (and, for, but, so, yet, or, nor.).When independent clauses are joined with coordinators commas and semicolons, they do more than just join the clauses. They add meaning and flow to our writing.

For example: 'I think you 'd enjoy the party, but I don 't mind if you stay at home. '

In this sentence, the coordinator 'but ' shows a clear relationship between the two

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