Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples


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A compound-complex sentence combines

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1. 'Although I like to go camping' is an example of the _____ part of the compound-complex sentence:

2. 'I haven't had time to go camping lately and I haven't found anyone to go with' is an example of the _____ part of the compound-complex sentence

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Compound-complex sentences combine two types of sentences. Assess your comprehension of this topic through these practice questions, many of which will present you with sample sentences and ask you to identify their parts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your understanding of grammar through practice questions about:

  • What compound-complex sentences combine
  • Recognizing the parts of a compound-complex sentence
  • Example(s) of compound-complex sentences
  • Where the incomplete sentence can be placed

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on compound-complex sentences
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of sentence structure
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the parts of compound-complex sentences and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For additional understanding of sentence structure, review the lesson called Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Simple vs. complex sentences
  • Definition of 'compound'
  • Joining words