aaawwwubbis words
as
after
although
when
while
wether
until
because
before
if
sinse

FANBOY’s words
for
and
nor
but
or
yet

AAAWWWUBBIS meaning
subordinating conjunctions

FANBOY’s meaning
coordinating conjunctions

THAMO’s words
conjuctive adverbs

THAMO’s meaning
therefore
however
also
moreover
otherwise
(the ones that makes you smart)

comma splice
2 sentences joined together by a comma

run-on
2 or more sentences punctuated as one

fragment
an incomplete thought, or missing a subject or a verb

fragment example(no subject)
feeling very tired and discouraged.

fragment example(no verb)
the dog, proud of its prize.

subordinate clause
dependent clause is also known as

participle phrases
(-ing verbs)
having worked with children

run-on example
i love cats i love dogs

comma splice example
i love cats, i love dogs

simple sentence
expresses only one complete thought(independent clause)

compound sentence
2 or more independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction(FANBOYS)

complex sentence
one or more dependent clauses joined to an independent clause

compound complex
complex sentence joined to a simple sentence(IC) using a FANBOY’s or THAMO’s

example of compound sentence
she saw a cat run in front of her, so she fell down while roller skating.

example of complex sentence
we need a girl who can speak in a southern accent to play the part

example of a compound-complex
Although I like to go camping, I haven’t had the time to go lately, and I haven’t found anyone to go with.

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