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A sentence has also been defined as an independent clause that gives a sense of completeness. With compound sentences, these clauses are equal in rank or importance. To join these two compound sentences, the traditional rule is to use a comma and a coordinating conjunction. A comma is not strong enough on its own to join them.
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If each half does make sense by itself, you need to add a comma before the conjunction. Compound subjects and compound predicates are not separated by commas. I visited my sister in London and had a wonderful time. This sentence doesn't need a comma because the second half of the sentence can't stand alone: had a wonderful time isn't a complete
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8. Use commas to set off phrases at the end of the sentence that refer to the beginning or middle of the sentence. Such phrases are free modifiers that can be placed anywhere in the sentence without causing confusion. (If the placement of the modifier causes confusion, then it is not "free" and must remain "bound" to the word it modifies.)
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doubt about whether or not to use a comma, read your sentence aloud and consider whether you need a pause anyplace. Compound Sentences When two independent clauses that each contain a subject and a verb are connected by for , and , nor , but , or , yet , or so (a list of coordinating conjunctions also known by the acronym
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Compound Sentences These are two or more independent clauses (complete sentences that have a subject and a predicate) that are joined by a comma and one of the seven coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, nor, or, so, yet (the acronym FANBOYS contains all seven words for an easy way to remember them).
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Comma Usage Compound and Complex Sentences clause, we need a comma after the clause. Examples: 3. Tutoring, which is free, can help you do better in your studies. 4. Virginia, who is the Waterfront TLC Advisor runs English workshops for nursing students. 5. Once I learned some comma rules it became easier to use them.
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Answer (1 of 6): Traditionally, in English grammar, yes. However, in actual recent practice, writers often break that rule to achieve particular effects—see Hemingway for instance. Likewise, in communications publications (as opposed to English grammar classes), many style guides call for minim
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This infographic will help you to teach your students when to use commas in a compound sentence that is joined by a coordinating conjunction. This is such a neat Grammar lesson! After the infographic, you’ll find a free, downloadable exercise to give your students to reinforce the material they’ve just learned.
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Let’s look at some compound sentence examples to see how they work. Compound sentence examples. Below are two simple sentences. Both are independent clauses because they each have their own subjects and verbs. I have a pet iguana. His name is Fluffy. To combine them into a compound sentence, we simply add a comma plus the coordinating
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A comma is commonly one of the most misused punctuation. You may use it properly by exploiting professional online commas checker.To get by and learn the proper way of using it, here’s a guide to make use of the next time you would need to spot for errors or simply want to improve your skills in using the important punctuation check guide.
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Missing Comma in Compound Sentence. When you join two independent clauses (complete sentences) with a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet—also known as the FANBOYS), you must place a comma before the coordinating conjunction. The rule is very clear, here. The comma before the coordinating conjunction works with the
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(Students do not need to copy sentences.) Point out the conjunctions in the box on the next page and explain that students will use one of these words when they make each compound sentence. Objectives In this mini-lesson, students will: • Determine the purpose of commas in compound sentences. • Identify commas in compound sentences.
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Using commas with compound sentences. The little word “and,” we probably all know, is a conjunction. It connects things: “She is tall and thin” means she is both of those things; “she had on a sequined dress, a feather boa, and a diamond pin” means she was wearing all three of those things. If you are a follower of the Oxford/serial
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When forming a complex compound sentence, if the dependent clause is before the compound sentence, you can use a comma. Otherwise, if the dependent clause comes after a comma isn’t needed. For example, “Because I am always hungry in the morning, mom makes me breakfast before school, but I don’t have enough time to eat it.” You would not
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Compound sentences either need a comma or semi-colon to ensure the sentence isn't a run-on. A comma should be placed before the conjunction that joins See full answer below.
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Identifying Compound and Complex Sentences The Compound Sentence A compound sentence is made up of two independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, or so) and a comma or by a semicolon alone. Example: The pirate captain lost her treasure map, but she still found the buried treasure. The Complex Sentence
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Commas are essential in this case to distinguish one element of the compound predicate from the rest. (Don’t forget the serial comma!) The cat closed his eyes, purred, and twitched his ears. Also note that a sentence with a compound predicate is different from a sentence with two independent clauses joined by a conjunction.
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If a HOTSTAFF is the first word in a sentence, put a comma after it. First, I need a recipe for lasagna. 2. If the HOTSTAFF joins two independent clauses in a compound sentence, use a semicolon + conjunction + comma. I would like to make lasagna; however, I don’t have the recipe.
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Writing compound sentences worksheets. Students combine two simple sentences into one compound sentence using the suggested conjunction. Compound sentences consist of two independent clauses linked by a comma and a coordinating conjunction (and, or, but, yet, so, for, nor). Free printable worksheets from K5 Learning
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Commas in Compound Sentences Use a comma to separate independent clauses in a compound sentence when they are separated by a conjunction.. The comma goes after the first clause and before the coordinating conjunction that separates the clauses. Make sure they are independent clauses and not some other construction where commas are not required.
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2. Can distinguish between simple sentences with compound elements (no comma) and compound sentences (comma). Now click on the link below to do exercise 3. LINK TO EXERCISE 3 . COMMA RULE #4 – THE COMMA WITH INTRODUCTORY WORDS: Place a comma after introductory phrases that tell where, when, why, or how. Specifically . . . use a comma: 1.
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EnglishClub: Learn English: Grammar: Sentence Structure: Compound Sentences Compound Sentences. We saw in sentence structure that a compound sentence is two (or more) independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction or semicolon.So a compound sentence is like two or more simple sentences added together. A compound sentence does not contain any dependent clauses.
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Top Tip Use a Comma before a Conjunction That Joins Two Independent Clauses There is often confusion over whether to use a comma before a conjunction (i.e., a word like and and but).It is worth being able to spot a compound sentence because you should use a comma before a conjunction that joins two independent clauses.
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Commas in Complex Sentences. Complex sentences are sentences that have two clauses. There can be two independent clauses (each having a subject and predicate), or an independent clause and dependent clause (missing a subject or predicate). Whether a comma is used between them depends on the types and positions of the clauses.
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A compound sentence is made up of two sentences that are connected with a conjunction. For example, a compound sentence would be:The scared cat was being chased by a dog, and then the dog got
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Doc:Compound Sentence Comma Usage. Using a Comma in a Compound Sentence. Write a complete thought using both a subject and a verb. This is called an independent clause, as it is a group of words that has both a subject and verb and forms a complete thought. For example, “Mom makes me breakfast before school.”
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Commas and Semicolons: Compound Sentences. For Students 5th - 9th. In this comma and semicolon worksheet, students are given sentences that they must correctly punctuate using either a comma or a semicolon. Get Free Access See Review. Lesson Planet.
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A compound sentence is made up of two or more independent clauses. Each independent clause is a group of words that has a subject and a verb and can form a complete thought on its own. To form a
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A. No official rule can tell us what a writer was thinking, but when we read “Do X and do Y,” a comma before and implies two independent clauses: “ [You] do X, and [you] do Y.”. The lack of a comma implies a compound verb: “ [You] do X and do Y.” CMOS covers this type of comma at paragraphs 6.22–23, but as you guessed, much of the
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A comma may have been omitted from each of the following sentences. If necessary, insert a comma by clicking the space after the appropriate word. If the sentence is punctuated correctly, click "correct as is" at the end of the sentence.? 1. As, she, stepped, off, the, plane, the, crowd, cheered. (correct as …
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I've found that sometimes I want to write a compound sentence without a comma when it does not sound correct. This is an example: Aden knew he was being greedy but was sure that he deserved an extra biscuit. Compared to: Aden knew he was being greedy, but he was sure that he deserved an extra biscuit.
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Does this sentence need the comma? Explain that sometimes two words are put together to make a new word, Called a compound word. crigby Posts: 4,343, Reputation: 107. Outdoor Power Equipment Expert : Oct 10, 2008, 02:34 PM Hi,
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There are three types of sentences in English: simple, compound, and complex. This worksheet focuses on writing compound sentences and is ideal for lower-intermediate classes. Teachers can feel free to print out this page to use in class.
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Test Your Compound Sentences Knowledge! We have learned that a compound sentence is made up of two simple sentences joined by a comma and a connecting word such as or, but, or and. The two sentences in a compound sentence must have ideas that make sense Reba Jo lived on the prairie_________ she loved roping.
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A comma is necessary in a compound sentence. When there is a subject and a predicate on both sides of the conjunction. Examples: I clean the rooms on Thursday, and I rake the garden on Friday. I clean the rooms on Thursday and rake the garden on Friday.
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Understanding the 18 most common grammar mistakes can help you improve your writing. When you know which errors to look for, it's easier to act as your own editor.
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Sentences, punctuation, capital letters, conjunctions, commas in a series, commas for adjectives, possessive apostrophes, simple/compound/complex sentences and so much more!This is a huge packet covering punctuation, capital letters, conjunctions, commas in …
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However in a sentence, when we write, place a comma here only makes the sentence sound awkward and uncomfortable. Right: My cousin Jason is a professional golfer. Rule 2: Using a comma between two nouns in a compound object or subject. It is not necessary to separate two nouns that appear together as a compound object or a compound subject.
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These two clauses express contrasting ideas. We need a contrast word to make the connection clear. In this case, you might use the contrast conjunctions but or yet with a comma (Method 1), or you might decide to use Method 3.. Method 3: Use a semicolon with a transitional expression (IC; transition, IC)
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Writing compound-complex sentences in your essay or article lets you express more complicated ideas with clarity. See how a compound-complex sentence comes together. When you write a compound sentence, you need to use a comma before the coordinating conjunction to punctuate your sentence correctly. Complex Sentences.
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1. A SIMPLE SENTENCE has one independent clause. Punctuation note: NO commas separate two compound elements (subject, verb, direct object, indirect object, subjective complement, etc.) in a simple sentence. 2. A COMPOUND SENTENCE has two independent clauses joined by A. a coordinating conjunction (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so),
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Missing Comma in Compound Sentence When you join two independent clauses (complete sentences) with a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet—also known as the FANBOYS), you must place a comma before the coordinating conjunction. The rule is very clear, here.
Formula: independent clause + comma (,) + coordinating conjunction + independent clause = compound sentence. A comma and a coordinating conjunction can be used to connect independent clauses in forming compound sentences. Make sure that the comma is placed before the coordinating conjunction.
The two independent clauses are separated by a comma and the word and. Here are some other examples which illustrate the difference between compound elements in simple sentences (no comma) and true compound sentences (comma). Now you are ready to try an exercise.
1 Place a comma before the coordinating conjunction. 2 If you’re not using a coordinating conjunction, place a semicolon between each clause. As always, you use a lowercase letter to start the second independent clause. Since compound sentences are a single sentence, only the first letter of the first clause is capitalized.