Chapter 12
In This Chapter
◆ More nouns and adjectives
◆ Temporal clauses
◆ The ablative absolute
◆ Deponent verbs
A clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb. There are two basic kinds of clauses: independent clauses and subordinate clauses. The independent clause is like your oldest son and can stand alone. The subordinate clause is like your dog and depends on just about everybody to make his life meaningful.
A sentence is an independent clause. Two independent clauses can be joined to make one sentence. Another sentence can include both a subordinate and an independent clause.
But hey, forget all that! I go into more detail in Part 4. Just try to learn the following words.

Absolutely Necessary Words

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