English Definitions

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Compound sentence
A compound sentence is made by joining two independent clauses together with a conjunction. Example: John bought some new shoes, and he wore them to a party. Compound sentences are often formed with these coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, or
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Complex sentence
A complex sentence is made from an independent clause and a dependent clause joined together. Example: After I came home, I made dinner.
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Declarative sentence
Stating opinions as facts.
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Imperative sentence
Giving orders
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Exclamatory sentence
Exclamation
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Interrogative sentence
Question
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Simple sentences
Has one main verb and communicates one idea. E.g- Rebecca sang.
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Colloquial
informal (chatty style)
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Register
Tone (formal and informal)
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Formulaic
Unexciting, predictable structure- expected plot
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Pathetic Fallacy
Use weather to create atmosphere.
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Adjective
Describes a noun
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Adverb
Describes a verb
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Compound adjective
Put two or more adjectives are joined together. Eg: dripping wet
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Complex sentence

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A complex sentence is made from an independent clause and a dependent clause joined together. Example: After I came home, I made dinner.

Card 3

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Declarative sentence

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Card 4

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Imperative sentence

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Card 5

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Exclamatory sentence

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