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Sentence Fragments

Do your sentences have all their clauses in order? Are both the subject and predicate where they should be? If you’re not sure, check out this BrainPOP movie on sentence fragments, and let Tim and Moby set your writing straight. You’ll learn about the easiest types of sentence fragments to identify and a couple of quick ways to fix them. You’ll also learn to tell the difference between dependent clauses and independent clauses, and how to determine which is which. Finally, you’ll find out about subordinating conjunctions and how they’re used. So don’t turn in another badly-written paper--click on this movie first, and clean up your sentences!

Watch the English movie about Sentence Fragments »


What is a sentence fragment?

Can you give me some examples of sentence fragments?

Does a sentence fragment have to be short?