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Sentence by Mind Map: Sentence

1. Simple Sentence

1.1. Consists of one independent clause (subject and verb)

1.1.1. Example: I like coffe

2. Compound Sentence

2.1. Two or more independent clause joined by a conjunction or semi-conjunction

2.1.1. Independent Clause + Coordinating Conjuntion + Independent Clause

2.1.1.1. Example: I like coffee, and Mary likes tea.

2.1.1.2. Coordinating Conjuntions:

2.1.1.2.1. And

2.1.1.2.2. So

2.1.1.2.3. But

2.1.1.2.4. Or

2.1.1.2.5. For

2.1.1.2.6. Nor

2.1.1.2.7. Yet

3. Complex Sentence

3.1. An Independent clause + a dependent clause

3.1.1. The Dependent Clause starts with a Subordinating Conjuntion or a Relative Pronoun

3.1.1.1. Subordinating Conjunctions

3.1.1.1.1. After

3.1.1.1.2. Althought

3.1.1.1.3. As

3.1.1.1.4. Because

3.1.1.1.5. How

3.1.1.1.6. If

3.1.1.1.7. Once

3.1.1.2. Relative Pronouns:

3.1.1.2.1. That

3.1.1.2.2. Who

3.1.1.2.3. Which

3.1.1.2.4. Whom

3.1.1.2.5. Whose

3.1.1.3. Example: We missed our plane because we were late.

3.2. Contains a subject and a verb

3.3. Does not express a complete thought

4. Compound- Complex Sentence

4.1. At least two independent clauses and one or more dependent.

4.1.1. Independent Clause+Subordinating Conjuntion+ Dependent Clause+ Coordinating Conjunction+Independent Clause.

4.1.1.1. Example: Jonh didn´t come because he was ill, so Mary was not happy