Sentence Structure

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Sentence Structure by Mind Map: Sentence Structure

1. Simple

1.1. Independent Clause

1.2. ej. I like coffee

2. Compound

2.1. Independent clause + Cordinating conjunction/semi - colon + independent clause

2.2. ej. I like coffee AND Mary likes tea

2.3. Coordinating Conjunctions

2.3.1. for

2.3.2. and

2.3.3. nor

2.3.4. but

2.3.5. or

2.3.6. yet

2.3.7. so

3. Complex

3.1. Independent Clause + Subordinating conjunction + dependent clause

3.2. ej. We missed our plane BECAUSE we were late

3.3. Common subordinating conjunctions

3.3.1. After

3.3.2. Although

3.3.3. As

3.3.4. Because

3.3.5. Before

3.3.6. Even if

3.3.7. Since

3.3.8. Others...

4. Complex - Compound

4.1. Independent Clause + Subordinating Conjunction + Dependent Clause + Coordinating Conjuction + Independent Clause

4.2. ej. John didn´t come BECAUSE he was ill, SO Mary was not happy