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Combine the following simple sentences to create a compound sentence.

e.g.: I like apples. I like pears more. I like apples, but I like pears more.

1. John read the book. He put it on the table.

2. Luke cut the trees. He earned ten dollars.

3. You should limit the amount of fat in your diet. You risk getting heart disease.

4. Mary doesn't like seafood. She doesn't like lettuce.

5. My car was broken. I borrowed JakeТs car.


Put the words in the correct order.

e.g.: will I glad be to you help; to love cook I. I will be glad to help you; I love to cook.

1. me Call tomorrow; will answer you my I then give.

2. go I late Тll must I be or.

3. time They some waited her for, but come down did again she not.

4. warm Put coat will a or on catch you cold.

5. She answer not him did and his went to he room to clothes his change.

Use of English

Complex sentences.

A complex sentence contains one independent clause and one (or more) dependent clauses. There are three kinds of dependent clauses:adverb, adjective and noun.
A dependent adverb clause begins with an adverbial subordinator such as when, because, while, if, although, so that, etc. e.g.:The students are studying because they have a test tomorrow. A dependent adjective clause begins with a relative pronoun such as who, whom, which, whose or that, or with the relative adverb such as where and when e.g.: The woman who called my mom sells cosmetics. A dependent noun clause functions as a noun and begins with wh -question word, that, whether, or if. e.g.: What Garry did shocked his friends.



Put in the necessary punctuation.

e.g.: I finished watching the film, and then I went to bed.

1. The field was covered with grass it was a beautiful sight.

2. I have read Soul on Ice but I have not read The Invisible Man.

3. I had to complete the assignment by Saturday otherwise; I would have failed the course.

4. George went to the cinema quite often the guard even knew his name.

5. The artist preferred to paint in oils he did not like watercolors.

Put the words in the correct order.

e.g.: you refused present would It her upset if her. It would upset her if you refused her present.

1. her Who was mother, the was question.

2. was What could be done not undone.

3. he Whether agree will to not us join is clear quite.

4. shall When is start uncertain we.

5. insisted They we that have them with dinner should.

Use of English

A compound-complex sentences.

A compound-complex sentence is a combination of two (or more) independent clauses and at least one dependent clause. e.g.: I would have purchased the cheese that you like, but it was too expensive.


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