Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Sentence Types & Elements

Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Sentence Types & Elements
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independent clause
An independent clause is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence
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verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
independent clause
An independent clause is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence
sentence
In non-functional linguistics, a sentence is a textual unit consisting of one or more words that are grammatically linked
noun
A noun is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas
conjunctive adverbs
A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that connects two independent clauses

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