Freshman Language and Comp Semester 1 Lesson 3 Study Guide
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What is a SENTENCE?
A SENTENCE is a word group that has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought.
What is a SENTENCE FRAGMENT?
- A SENTENCE FRAGMENT is a word group that does not have all basic parts of a sentence, does not express a complete thought.
- Does the group of words have a subject?
- Does it have a Verb?
- Does it express a complete thought?
What is a PHRASE?
A PHRASE is a group of words that does not have a subject and a verb and that is used as a single parts of speech.
What is a CLAUSE?
A CLAUSE is a group of words that has a subject and a verb.
What is an INDEPENDENT CLAUSE?
An INDEPENDENT CLAUSE expresses a complete thought and can stand on its own as a sentence.
What is a RUN-ON SENTENCE?
A RUN-ON SENTENCE is two or more complete sentences run together as one.
What is a FUSED SENTENCE?
A FUSED SENTENCE is a sentence that have no punctuation at all between them.
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