Periodic Sentence
 
 
 
 
Periodic Sentence

In this lesson you will learn the definition of a periodic sentence and study an example of a periodic sentences.
Periodic Sentence Definition
  • A periodic sentence:
  • is a long sentence that has the main point at the end
  • is not typically used, but this type of sentence can be dramatic or even persuasive
  • is particularly useful when the audience already has a strong opinion before reading the sentence, and in this case, the speaker or the writer is able to present their argument first
  • is the opposite of a loose sentence
Periodic Sentence Examples
  • If the class sizes were smaller, the teachers were better, and the degree was nationally recognized, I would be willing to pay more tuition at this college.
  • Note: the part of the sentence in bold is the main point and easily identified by the listener or reader
 
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Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
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