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List of Creative Ways to Combine Sentences with Examples

Posted on the 22 June 2017 by Lifecoachbloggers
Though there are variety of ways to remember things, such as loci method, peg memory, or mental imagery, mnemonics is one of the most commonly used memorization techniques. Using a simple mnemonic, SACQ, even a budding writer can combine sentences easily and quickly.
5 Simple Ways to Combine Sentences include:
1. Semicolon
2. Adverbs
3. Comma
4. Conjunctions
5. Question words

Rule 1: Use Semicolon

I will give my visiting card; it has my telephone number in it.
Combining sentences is one of the key traits of a writer. Even budding writers can write meaningful and structured sentences if they follow these simple rules of combining sentences.

Rule 2: Use Adverbs:

FAT MAP mnemonic could be used to remember six most common type of adverbs that include, frequency, Area(place), Time, Manner, Associate(connect) and Purpose.

Examples:

• Frequency: Collect a person's visiting card. Generally, it will have his/her telephone number in it.
• Area(place): I will give my visiting card. There, you will have my telephone number.
• Time: I will give my visiting card. Now, it has my telephone number in it.
• Manner: I will give my visiting card. Easily, you will find my telephone number in it.
• Associate: I will give my visiting card. Also, it has my telephone number in it.
• Purpose: I will give my visiting card. Since, it has my telephone number in it.

Rule 3: Use Comma

• Example: I will give my visiting card, with a telephone number in it, so that you can call me later.

Rule 4: Using BOYSFAN Conjunctions

Basic conjunctions can be easily recalled using BOYSFAN mnemonic. It stand for: But, Or, Yet, So, For, And and Nor.

Examples:

• I will give my visiting card but you can take my telephone number later.
• I will give my visiting card or you can take my telephone number
• I will give my visiting card yet you can also take my telephone number.
• I will give my visiting card so why do you need my telephone number?
• I will give my visiting card for it also as my telephone number in it.
• I will give my visiting card and you will find my telephone number in it.
• I do not have a visiting card nor a telephone number.

Rule 5: Use Questions

• I will give my visiting card, which has a telephone number in it, so that you can call me later.
Combining sentences will become very easy to recall, if writers by heart these 5 simple rules. It helps even amateur writers who have very little knowledge about English grammar.

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