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Posted by on Monday, April 30, 2012 at 11:37pm.

Find the independent clauses and the dependent clauses.Write wether it is complex or compound-complex

1)Mr and Mrs Johnson play golf(ind) when the weather is warm.(dep)complex


2)What I would like is a vacation.
independent,complex

3)Alicia works at the daycare center that is located next to the high school,
(ind)and her sister works there,too.(dep)compound complex

4)Because of bad weather,(dep)the game was canceled,(ind)but it will be played tomorrow.(ind) compound complex

5)Both of us knows that we must study hard,(Ind) or we will not get into good colleges.(dep) comp complex

  • english/check please - , Monday, April 30, 2012 at 11:40pm

    1 and 3 are correct.

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 12:25am

    2)dep clause, complex

    4)what is wrong in 4is it all tell me where?

    5)both of us know (ind)that we must study hard,(dep)or we will not get into good colleges,(ind) is compound complex

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 12:43am

    2 is now correct. Do you know which words make up the dep cl?

    5 is now correct.

    Look at 4 by isolating the clauses and ignoring the phrases; "Because of bad weather" is not a clause.

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 12:51am

    4)Because of bad weather,the game was canceled,(ind)but it will be played tomorrow.(dep) and is compound complex

    IS it better now?

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 12:53am

    4 is still incorrect.

    What is a sentence called when two clauses are joined by a coordinating conjunction?

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 1:04am

    the sentence is complex

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 1:14am

    http://eslbee.com/sentences.htm

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 1:21am

    4)ok, it has to be compound ? But in my question I have only 2 choices either complex or compound-complex

  • english/check please - , Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 7:46am

    Then there's an error in your text or test. If that first phrase had been a clause, the sentence would have been a compound-complex.

    Complain to your instructor!

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