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Phrases and Clauses

Phrases and Clauses

Author: Janice Davis

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • distinguish the difference between a phrase and a clause.
  • correctly punctuate sentences with long introductory phrases or clauses.
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Phrases and Clauses: What's the Diff?

This video will help you understand the difference between a phrase and a clause. Also, you will learn how to accurately punctuate sentences that begin with a long introductory phrase or clause.