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How to Understand the Different Types of Sentences

The four types of sentences include:

·       Simple

·       Compound

·       Complex

·       Compound-complex

Remember the following regarding clauses:

Independent clauses can stand on their own; they are a complete sentence (contain a subject and verb).

Dependent clauses cannot stand alone; they do not form a complete sentence (or thought).

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Types of Sentences Practice Sheet 1