What are 10 examples of complex sentences?
10 Complex Sentences in English
- Although my friends begged me, I chose not to go to the reunion.
- Many people enjoyed the movie; however, Alex did not.
- Although the farmer is ready, the ground is still too wet to plow.
- If the ozone layer collapses, the global community will suffer.
- Although I’m not very good, I really enjoy playing football.
How do you use complex sentences?
A complex sentence is formed by adding one or more subordinate (dependent) clauses to the main (independent) clause using conjunctions and/or relative pronouns. A clause is a simple sentence. Simple sentences contain only one clause (verb group). Complex sentences contain more than one clause (verb group).
Why are complex sentences important?
Complex sentences join an independent clause with a dependent clause. These sentences are used to show a particular kind of relationship—usually a stronger idea joined to a weaker idea, or a controlling idea joined to a secondary, less important idea.
How do you teach complex sentences?
How to Teach Complex Sentences
- Connect to and Build Prior Knowledge.
- Identify the Problem: Connect to Oral Language and Reading.
- RUNG 2.
- Identify the Solution: Connect to Oral Language and Reading.
- RUNG 3.
- Teach How to Write Dependent Clauses.
- RUNG 4.
- Teach How to Connect Dependent Clauses to Independent Clauses.
Why do authors use long complex sentences?
Long sentences can be used to slow a description down to create a sense of relaxation or time dragging. By varying the length of your sentences you will be able to show the examiner that you are thinking carefully about your writing, and that you are consciously creating effects for the reader.
What is the purpose of a compound-complex sentence?
In simple terms, an independent clause can be a sentence on its own while a dependent clause cannot. Compound-complex sentences help us express longer more complicated thoughts, with more parts than other sentences. They’re good tools for explaining complicated ideas or describing long chains of events.