“The teacher came to class and advised the students.” Is this sentence simple or compound. Argument for simple is it contains singular subject


If it's not simple then how it's compound, as it contains a singular subject, as compound should have compound subjects and compound predicates joined by coordinating conjunction.

Best Answer

The teacher [[came to class] and [advised the students]].

is a simple sentence with compound predicate.

A compound predicate occurs in a sentence when multiple verbs apply to the same subject.

For information,

  1. A compound sentence is made up of two main clauses connected by a coordinating conjunction.

For example,

[The teacher came to class], and [he advised the students].

  1. A compound subject is a subject with more than one noun or pronoun as the subject of a sentence.

For example,

[The teacher and his assistant] came to class.

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