The Compound Sentences


The second type of sentence is the compound sentence. This sentence is composed of two simple sentences joined together by a comma and a joining word (coordinating conjunction). We could also describe a compound sentence as two independent clauses joined by a conjunction.There are seven coordinating conjunctions:

  • and
  • but
  • so
  • or
  • for
  • nor
  • yet.



Example of a compound sentence.




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