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Sentence Combining

Many people find that it's helpful to practice sentence combinations. It creates familiarity with sentence structures, explores variety in choices of expression, and builds confidence for writing. This chapter provides an opportunity for you to practice the sentence combining patterns that you've learned throughout the previous chapters. In the process, it offers a review of the interactions among sentence parts.

  • compounding sentence parts
  • embedding clauses
  • embedding verbals and verbal phrases
  • compounding whole sentences
Pages to be developed for this chapter:

1 Your writing
2 Compound parts review
3 Compound sentences
4 Compound-complex sentences
5 Review and practice
6 Playing with structure
7 Return to your writing
8 Mastery Test



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