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Activity Discussion Grammar & Vocabulary Grammar Reply To: Grammar

  • Ishita

    June 8, 2021 at 2:25 pm
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    Sentence transformation rules:-

    If you want to transform a sentence correctly it is important to know the rules of it. Without following you can’t change sentence accurately. Many types of clause are used in the sentence the can be indicate the type of a sentence so by changing the clause the mode of sentence can also be changed.So let’s learn the rules

    Transformation simple sentences in complex:-

    Present participle in a simple sentence can transformed into complex sentences by adding since/as/when at the first half of the sentence.


    Simple:- I heated my coffee for being too cold.

    Complex:- I heated my coffee as it is too cold.

    Being/ Verb+ing in a simple sentence can transformed into a complex sentence by adding as/when/since at the first half of the sentence.


    Simple sentence:- On seeing a goat, the hunter climb the tree.

    Complex sentence:- When the hunter saw the goat, he climbed up a tree.

    Too…to in a simple sentence, can transformed into a complex sentence by adding so…that.


    Simple:- He is too ill to go to the concert.

    Complex:- He is so I’ll that he can not go to the concert.

    In the simple sentence in spite of/ despite can transformed into the complex sentence by adding though/ although in the sentence.


    Simple:- In spite of being sick he still come to school.

    Complex:- Though he is sick he still come to school.

    Transformation Simple to compound sentences:-

    In simple besides being transformed into not only..….but also in compound sentence .


    Simple:- Beside being a singer she is actress.

    Compound:- She is not only a singer but also an actress.

    In simple sentence in spite of transformed into but joining the two different clauses in compound sentence.


    Simple:- In spite of his illness he doesn’t quit his job.

    Compound:- He is ill but he doesn’t quit his job.

    If in the simple sentence indicate any cause of a person’s doing, the compound sentence will first state the cause, then join the result or outcome with a conjunction and.


    Simple:- Being guilty he punished

    Compound:- He is guilty and punished.

    In simple sentence for having the result before it and cause after it, the compound sentence will contain the conjunction so/therefore having the cause before it and the result after it.


    Simple:-The teacher praise him for good result.

    Compound:- He had a good result so the teacher praise him.

    Transformation Complex to compound sentence:-

    In complex sentence though/Although changed like into beginning, the compound sentence will use the conjunction but/yet to connect the different clauses.


    Complex- Thought he is old but still energetic.

    Compound:- He is old but energetic.

    In complex sentence As soon as changed as the compound sentence will use the conjunction and to join the different clauses.


    Complex:- As soon as the she come we can start dinner.

    Compound:- She come and we start dinner.

    In complex sentence since/as/when transformed into and/so/hence/therefore in compound.


    Complex:- since the weather is bad the match didn’t held.

    Compound:- The weather is bad and the match didn’t held.

    In complex sentence if it begin with Unless following second person(you), the compound sentence will follow this rule, Unless and you will be omitted + or between two clause + main clause.”


    Complex:- Unless you study hardly you don’t pass exam

    Compound:- Study hard or you don’t pass exam.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 3 months ago by  Ishita Gupta.
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