Sentence Types and Patterns
Things to know...
Compound Sentence: a sentence with two Independent Clauses and a Comma, Semicolon, Conjunction, or Independent Marker.
Independent Marker: some independent markers are therefore, moreover, thus, consequently, however, and also.
Conjunction: A conjunction is a word used to connect clauses and sentences like and, but, nor, or, so, for, and yet.
Pattern One: Simple Sentence
An example is: The dog barked.
Pattern 2: Compound Sentence
An example would be: The dog was eating, but barked when he heard his name.
Pattern 3: Compound Sentence
An example is: There was a robbery at the bank; we still don't know who did it.
Pattern 4: Compound Sentence
An example is: He left the bank with all the money; however he left his driver's licence and wallet at the bank.