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Ch 22: Types of Sentences in English

About This Chapter

This chapter is designed to teach you to construct various kinds of sentences. Use its online video and text lessons to explore relevant definitions, examples and concepts. You can also take the self-assessment quizzes and a practice chapter examination.

Types of Sentences in English - Chapter - Chapter Summary

In order to help you polish your writing skills, this chapter provides examples of complete and fragment sentences. It outlines the use of predicates, complements and nouns in complete sentences. Discover the differences between dependent and independent clauses, learn about adjective, adverb and noun clauses, and explore the correct use of semicolons. The video lessons will also demonstrate tips for creating two separate sentences from a run-on sentence. Watch the videos for assistance with:

  • Steps for creating complete sentences, with examples
  • Constructing compound and complex sentences
  • Discovering how to write with compound-complex sentences
  • Identifying comma splices and sentence fragments

Learn on-the-go with these self-paced video lessons. You can study online any time with your mobile device. Our experienced instructors present the information so that concepts are easy to grasp. You'll have the ability to print out quiz answers and corresponding worksheets and use them as handy study tools. If you have questions about types of English sentences submit them for expert help. Written transcripts accompany the video lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 22: Types of Sentences in English
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Complete Sentence: Examples & Definition

1. Complete Sentence: Examples & Definition

Although it seems simple, writing in complete sentences is a necessity that can trip up even seasoned writers. In this lesson, we will examine how to write in a complete sentence and why it is so important.

What is a Compound Sentence? - Examples & Definition

2. What is a Compound Sentence? - Examples & Definition

In this lesson, we'll cover compound sentences and how to create them by joining two or more independent clauses together. Compound sentences differ from other sentence types, and if you leave out their joining elements, you turn them into run-on sentences. After you review the lesson, you can test your knowledge of compound sentences with a quiz.

What is a Complex Sentence? - Examples & Concept

3. What is a Complex Sentence? - Examples & Concept

In this lesson, you will find out what a complex sentence is and how it's structured. You'll also learn about different sentence types and how dependent, or subordinate, clauses function in complex sentences.

Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples

4. Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what a compound-complex sentence is, and how to use compound-complex sentences to make your writing more interesting. Take a look at some examples, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

5. Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

Sentence fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences are grammatical and stylistic bugs that can seriously derail an otherwise polished academic paper. Learn how to identify and eliminate these errors in your own writing here.

Chapter Practice 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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