Differentiate between sentences and phrases.

Differentiate between sentences and phrases.

Published on 11 November 2020
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Transcript
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By SHAZIA MAZHAR
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Main and Subordinate Clause
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Learning Objectives
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In today’s video you will learn about main and subordinate clauseAfter watching this video you will be able to identify the main and subordinate clause
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What is a CLAUSE?
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A group of words that has a subject-verb combination is known as clause. The presence of subject-verb combination is important. If it does not have a subject-verb combination, then it jumps into the category of phrases and it will not be called a clause anymore.
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Main Clause
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An independent clause or main clause expresses a complete thought.  It can stand alone as a sentence. Example: 1. A recycling program is a good idea. 2. I enjoy eating in a restaurant.
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Subordinate Clause
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A subordinate clause or dependent clause does not express a complete thought.  It cannot stand alone as a complete sentence. It always starts with a subordinate conjunction. Example: 1. If you want to reduce waste 2. When she was four years old
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Difference between Main and Subordinate Clause
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Practice Activity
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Change the main clause to Bold and subordinate to Italics. I saw a girl who was crying. If I can find my wallet, we can all go for ice cream. I enjoy watching movies that employ lots of special effects. She got her first dog when she was four years old. Until the sun sets, sit by the lake.
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Answer Key
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I saw a girl who was crying. If I can find my wallet, we can all go for ice cream. I enjoy watching movies that employ lots of special effects. She got her first dog when she was four years old. Until the sun sets, sit by the lake.
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