y Gabriela Aguiar Gonzales y Mariana Ines Martins Brancaglion y Pollyanna Aparecida Ferreira y Reinaldo Moreira da Silva y Thiago José

dos Reis y Thalita de Carvalho Pereira

SENTENCES VERSUS CLAUSES
Independent Clause Independent Clause
it had to be a record, no one could ever remember the Snitch being caught so quickly.

The stands erupted;
The stands erupted; it had to be a record, no one could ever remember the Snitch being caught so quickly.

Sentence

KINDS OF SENTENCES
Sentences can be classified into 4 types: 1. 2. 3. 4. Simple sentences Compound sentences Complex sentences Compound-complex sentences

KINDS OF SENTENCES
There was a crash behind them. Uncle Vernon came skidding into the room.

Simple sentence

KINDS OF SENTENCES
Independent Clause
There was a crash behind them

And

There was a crash behind them and Uncle Vernon came skidding into the room.

Independent Clause

Uncle Vernon came skidding into the room.

Compound Sentence

KINDS OF SENTENCES
Independent Clause
No one was talking much except Hermione Granger,

Dependent Clause

who was whispering very fast about all the spells she·d learned

No one was talking much except Hermione Granger, who was whispering very fast about all the spells she·d learned.

Complex Sentence

KINDS OF SENTENCES
Independent Clause
Harry was glad school was over

Independent Clause

but there was no escaping Dudley s gang

Harry was glad school was over, but there was no escaping Dudley s gang, who visited the house every single day.

Compoundcomplex sentence

Dependent Clause

who visited the house every single day.

KINDS OF SENTENCES
Summarizing :
1. Simple sentences 1 independent sentence (compound subject or verb) 2. Compound sentences coordination with FAN BOYS / conjunctive adverbs / a semicolon (;) 3. Complex sentences subordination with adverb clause (s) / adjective clause (s) / noun clause (s) 4. Compound-complex sentences coordination and subordination

KINDS OF SENTENCES
Types of sentence Simple Compound Complex Compoundcomplex independent 1 2 or more 1 2 or more dependent 1 or more 1 or more

What type of sentence are the following ones??? ´After half an hour, night had really fallen and they couldn·t carry on.µ Compound sentence

´They didn·t have as bad a time as Harry, because they weren·t as well-known, but nobody would speak to them, either.µ Compound-complex sentence

´In danger of being speared on the end of an umbrella by a bearded giant, Uncle Vernon·s courage failed again; he flattened himself against the wall and fell silent.µ Compound sentence

´Dumbledore slipped the Put-Outer back inside his cloak and set off down the street towards number four, where he sat down on the wall next to the cat.µ Complex sentence

1 - How many clauses and sentences do we have in the example below? Harry had got used to this by now, but it had given him a bit of a shock on the first morning, when about a hundred owls had suddenly streamed into the Great Hall during breakfast, circling the tables until they saw their owners, and dropping letters and packages onto their laps. 3 clauses and 1 sentence

2 - In the example below we have a sentence with three clauses, which one is dependent or independent? A few people laughed; Harry caught Seamus s eye, and Seamus winked. All of them are independent

3 - We have here four sentences . Which type of sentences they are?
I had a dream about a motorbike. I m just going to teach you the rules this evening, then you ll be joining team practice three times a week. Hundreds of seats were raised in stands around the pitch so that the spectators were high enough to see what was going on. It was lit by thousands and thousands of candles which floating in midair over four long tables, where the rest of the students were sitting. Simple; compound; complex; complex

4 - Which one is not a simple sentence?
a) Oliver Wood will meet you tonight on the Quidditch field at seven o clock for your first training session. b) Malfoy seized the package from Harry and felt it. c) You re lucky you weren t killed. d) None of them noticed a large tawny owl flutter past the window. Letter C

5 Which sentence is not a complex sentence.
a) My dad says it must ve been a powerful Dark wizard to get round Gringotts, but they don t think they took anything, that s what s odd. b) It was Hermione who spoke first. c) Harry didn t have the faintest idea what a bezoar was. d) Harry s partner was Seamus Finnigan which was a relief, because Neville had been trying to catch his eye. Letter A

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