Sentence synthesis exercise

January 24, 2012pdf

Combine the following groups of simple sentences into one sentence – simple, complex or compound.

1. The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibet. He is worshipped by people. They believe that he is a reincarnation of Lord Buddha.

2. Dick Turpin broke his chain. He leapt out of the window. He escaped. The guards could not stop him.

3. Miranda awoke the next morning. She sat up. She looked about her. She wondered where she could be.

4. The German dictator is long dead. It was his ambition which caused the II World War.

5. Eskimos live in extremely cold regions. In those regions vegetation can hardly grow. As a result of that Eskimos must catch fish for their food.

Answers

1. The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, is worshipped by people because they believe that he is a reincarnation of Lord Buddha.

2. Dick Turpin broke his chain, leapt out of the window and escaped before the guards could stop him.

3. When Miranda awoke the next morning, she sat up, looked about her and wondered where she could be.

4. The German dictator, whose ambition caused the II World War, is long dead.

5. Since Eskimos live in extremely cold regions where vegetation can hardly grow, they must catch fish for their food.

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