complex sentence is made from an independent clause and a
dependent clause joined together.
came home, I made dinner.
clause: "After I came home")
clause: I made dinner)
the museum before it
(dependent clause: before
(independent clause: We
visited the museum)
Complex sentences are often formed
by putting these words at the beginning of the dependent clause:
as, as if, before, after, because,
though, even though, while, when, whenever, if, during, as
soon as, as long as, since, until, unless, where, and wherever. These
words are called subordinating conjunctions.