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Ch 7: Types of Sentences

About This Chapter

Writing strong, complete sentences can be challenging - even for experienced writers. Learn the elements necessary to craft a good sentence and how to recognize non-sentence structures like fragments and run-ons.

Types of Sentences - Chapter Summary

Lots of people write sentences everyday. Sometimes, they are good sentences. And sometimes, well, they aren't really sentences at all. But how can you tell the difference? In this chapter you will learn what it takes for a sentence to officially be a sentence.

Our instructors will show you examples of sentences and explain all the parts necessary to be a sentence. They'll even teach you some names for those almost-sentences! Once you have some legitimate sentences, you'll learn how to combine two sentences into one long one. When you have completed all the lessons in this chapter, you will know how to:

  • Identify the parts of a complete sentence
  • Recognize fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences
  • Create compound sentences
  • Write exclamatory sentences

Enjoy the short video lessons as you learn all about sentences. Review any topic using the video timeline feature, or look up the information on the transcript. If you still have questions, just ask our English experts, and they will be happy to help. Take the quizzes throughout the chapter to see how much you are learning!

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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