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A group of words containing a subject and verb
Clause
think general
Clause that makes a complete statement and can stand alone as a sentence
Independent Clause
"(You) Go" is the shortest ex.
Clause that makes an incomplete statement and therefore may not stand alone as a sentence
Dependent Clause
you should know this one
A group of words containing at least one independent clause
Sentence
think basic
A group of two or more related words not containing a subject and verb
Phrase
6 letters...ends in 'e'
A word that begins a dependent clause
Subordinating Conjunction
two words
A word that marks a dependent clause
Relative Pronoun
think people
Word that marks an independent clause
Conjunctive Adverb
two words
(1st word)-think about connecting words
Word that joins two or more units that are grammatically alike
Coordinating Conjunction
combines phrases
A group of words punctuated like a sentence but not containing an independent clause
Sentence Fragment
Its a bad thing
Occurs when two independent clauses are joined by only a comma
Comma Splice
last word is a big hint
Occurs when two independent clauses are joined without punctuation or a coordinating conjunction
Fused Sentence
Its combined without a real connector
Examples:
After, although, because, before, if, since, when
Subordinating Conjunction
Examples:
Who, whose, whom, which, that
Relative Pronoun
don't count as this in a question
Examples:
First, for example, for instance, furthermore, however, nevertheless, therefore
Conjunctive Adverb
Examples:
And, but, or, nor, for, so, yet
Coordinating Conjunction
What are the 5 ways to fix a comma splice
1) Change comma to period and capitalize next word
2) Change comma to semicolon
3) Change comma to semicolon and add a conjunctibe adverb
4) Add a coordinating conjunction before the second independent clause
5) Change one independent clause to a dependent clause