UNIT 2 — TRAVEL — Lesson 3A
In order to do the exercises and activities in this lesson, you need to know the concepts explained in the reference tools listed here. Please review these sections. If you do not understand something, please ask your teacher.
Grammar & Structure:
Father plays the piano. Susan plays the guitar.
In this unit you will learn skills to help you write compound sentences: two sentences joined together to make one sentence.
Father plays the piano, and Susan plays the guitar.
Using compound sentences will improve the level of your writing. In this Lesson you will use compound sentences to describe travelling.
Look at the following sentences:
Both sentences have a subject and a verb, so they are complete sentences. You can join the sentences together to make a compound sentence.
In this compound sentence, the two sentences are joined with the conjunction "and".
Remember, a sentence with two subjects needs a plural verb.
Maria and Jorge are on vacation, so they are in Mexico.