Monday 18th January 2021
LC: To write complex sentences where the subordinating clause appears first.
Asim and Chandra completed their homework before they went out for some exercise.
main clause subordinating conjunction + subordinating clause full stop
Before they went out for some exercise, Asim and Chandra completed their homework.
subordinating conjunction + subordinating clause comma main clause full stop
Here are some subordinating conjunctions that can be used to help you make complex sentences:
although before as if so that when unless
after because while once since until
Tips for writing complex sentences where the subordinating clause appears first.
1. Write your main idea (the main clause) first.
2. Select an appropriate subordinating conjunction that could be used to
extend your main idea.
4. Now you have a complex sentence, move your subordinating
clause with the subordinating conjunction to the start of the sentence.
The main clause should be at the end.
5. Add the comma between the subordinating clause and main clause.
Make sure your sentence has a capital letter and full stop.
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