Clause

What are clauses?

dependent clause

A dependent clause cannot stand alone as a sentence. Here is an example: when the cake is done baking This clause does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone.

Independent clause

An independent clause can stand alone as a sentence. Here is an example: We walk to school. This sentence expresses a complete thought and can stand alone.

Examples

Independent clause

1.We walk to school.
2.We baked a cake.

3.We went swimming.

4.We did our homework

Dependant Clause

1. On the footpath

2. After school

3. At the pool

4. At home

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Larry and Cenna