We talk about relative clauses, condition clauses, adverbial clauses, and more, but what exactly are CLAUSES? Let's find out.
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If you understand what a clause is, you can construct Compound and Complex Sentences. You can also avoid mistakes like run-ons and sentence fragments.
A clause is a set of words that make sense when strung together and that are connected to a SUBJECT and at least one VERB.
0:44 Subjects & Verbs
1:30 Components of a Clause
2:57 Simple Sentences
3:28 Compound Sentences
5:05 Complex Sentences
6:08 Clauses Done Wrong
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