Combining Sentences
Directions: In the text-area below each group of sentences, combine all of those sentences into one good sentence.

When you are finished, click on "Our Version" to see one way to write that sentence. There are many ways to combine these sentences. If you think your way of combining these sentences is better than ours, please let us know, and if we agree, we'll use your version and give you credit. You can send us e-mail about this quiz by clicking HERE.

Try to write your own sentence before you click on "Our Version."

The Garden State Parkway often has a lot of traffic.
You must give yourself extra time to get to your destination.
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Tamara is very creative.
Tamara is a creative musician.
She is also a creative artist.
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I am in a band.
I play bass.
The band has four members.
Two of them are brothers.
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It can be dangerous to work in the sun.
The sun's ultra violet rays can be dangerous.
They can cause skin cancer.
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Cable TV has gotten very expensive.
Some people are now buying satellite dishes.
The monthly fee on some satellite systems is less than cable.
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Buying a home can be a tedious process.
This process can take many months to complete.
It is worth all of the work in the end.
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They went to the movies.
They saw American Pie 2.
They didn't enjoy it.
They thought that it was ridiculous.
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The internet in a useful resource.
You can communicate with people over long distances.
You can look for information on every subject.
You can also shop for practically anything.
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The ELRC is a great place to improve your English Skills.
The ELRC tutors help with reading and writing.
They also help with grammar and speech.
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The United States is going to further pollute the ocean.
The United States is dumping old NY railroad cars off of the coast of Rhode Island.
The railroad cars are asbestos ridden.
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Written by the tutors and staff of the English Language Resource Center at Bergen Community College, NJ