Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Types of sentences

Simple, Compound and Complex Sentences

What is a complex sentence? A complex sentence links ideas together using a main clause i.e. a clause that makes sense on its own and a subordinate clause, which doesn't express a complete thought.
What is the main clause in this sentence - She froze in place while traffic swerved around her. She froze in place
What is the subordinate clause in this sentence - She froze in place while traffic swerved around her. while traffic swerved around her
What is a compound sentence? A compound sentence is made up of two main clauses connected by a conjunction.
Suddenly, the rickshaw stopped and Mohan tumbled out. Compound sentence
She froze in place while Mohan looked at her. Complex sentence
What is a simple sentence? A simple sentence has only one verb
Joe waited for the train. Simple sentence
The train was late. Simple sentence
Joe waited for the train, but the train was late. Compound sentence
Mary and Samantha left on the bus before I arrived, so I did not see them at the bus station. Compound sentence
While he waited at the train station, Joe realized that the train was late. Complex sentence
After they left on the bus, Mary and Samantha realized that Joe was waiting at the train station. Complex sentence
Created by: christinasamuel



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards