This presentation is brought to you by Grammar Bytes! , © 2011 by Robin L. Simmons. chomp!. chomp!. Coordination and Subordination. Or would it be better to subordinate with because ?. Should I coordinate with for ?.
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Or would it be better to subordinate with because?
Should I coordinate with for?
This presentation covers the differences between coordination and subordination and the relationship between clauses within a sentence.
Is the subordination effective at A, B, or C?
Subordinating the first clause with since, as option B does, is correct.
Both clausescouldstandalone. Whenjoinedwith and, they getequal attention.
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+ ; +
+ , +
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The second clause has more emphasis because its thought is complete.
The first clause is less important.
+ Ø +
The second clause has less emphasis because its thought is incomplete.
Now the first clause is the most important.
Directions: In the items that follow, choose the most effective word or phrase within the context suggested by the sentence(s).
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Directions: In the items that follow, choose the sentence that expresses the thought most clearly and effectively and that has no errors in structure.
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