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By Pamela Rice Hahn

Provides uncomplicated ideas of grammar and sentence building, indicates the right kind use of punctuation, and discusses kind, examine, and modifying.

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Cliché b. sarcasm c. rhyme d. gist 7. What is it called when you apply human characteristics to inanimate objects? a. altruism b. anthropomorphism c. metonymy d. pragmatics 8. What is a word whose meaning is the opposite of another word? a. antonym b. rhythm c. context d. innuendo 17 18 Hour 1 9. What is the study that records the description patterns contained in speech? QUIZ a. lexicon b. pedagogical grammar c. phonology d. descriptive grammar 10. What is the study that examines how the sounds of words are used in a language?

Washington is the capital of the nation. Mastering the Basic Parts of a Sentence THE COMPOUND SENTENCE A compound sentence has two or more main clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction or a semicolon. g. Darren went on vacation, and Leslie traveled with him. Darren visited the seashore, but he felt the waves were disappointing. Leanne enjoyed the trip; she doesn’t like waves. THE COMPLEX SENTENCE A complex sentence has one main clause and one or more subordinate clauses. g. As Sean sat in his cubicle, he fell asleep at his desk.

Just because you’re using sentences doesn’t mean that you’re necessarily doing so correctly. In order to ensure that you do that, you need to learn some of the basics. Let’s start with the fact that every sentence has two essential parts: 1. A complete subject 2. A complete predicate CHAPTER SUMMARY LESSON PLAN: In this Hour, you’ll learn the basic structure of a sentence, the foundation on which you build your written and spoken statements. You’ll learn what a sentence is and how it works, putting you on the path to communicating more effectively in every area of your life and work.

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