Ch 13: Syntax & Sentence Structure

About This Chapter

By watching the chapter's videos and reading the text lessons, you'll review ways in which sentences can be structured. Mistakes involving mixed sentence structures and how they can be avoided are broken down for you.

Syntax & Sentence Structure - Chapter Summary

In the Syntax & Sentence Structure chapter, the lessons will target ways to vary sentence structure, such as use of pronouns and transitions. Important steps to achieving sentence clarity are included for your review. You'll come across a lesson that covers parallelism and errors commonly made that result in a sentence's structure being uneven. Once you finish the chapter, these additional topics will be fresh in your mind:

  • Determining a sentence's subject
  • Differences between dependent and independent clauses
  • Characteristics of run-on sentences and sentence fragments
  • Incorrect collective ownership
  • Subject-verb agreement

The fun, informative videos and texts in this chapter run for only around five minutes apiece, giving you efficient reviews of the topics. You can watch or read them from a number of different devices including smartphones and tablets, from any place with an internet connection. The short practice quizzes corresponding to each lesson give you an accurate picture of what you have absorbed.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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