name what kinds of sentences are there
On the basis of purpose, there are four types of sentences:
1. Declarative sentence: A sentence that makes a statement or asserts a fact is a known as a declarative sentence. It can either be positive (or affirmative) or negative. For example:
I will go on a holiday. (Affirmative)
I will not go out in the rain. (Negative)
2. Interrogative sentence: A sentence that poses a question is an interrogative sentence. For example:
Where is the teacher?
Have you met my mother?
3. Imperative sentence: A sentence that expresses a command or a request is known as an imperative sentence. For example:
Please close the door.
4. Exclamatory sentence: A sentence that expresses a strong feeling is known as an exclamatory sentence. For example:
Yippee! We are going on a trip.
Oh! I am sorry to hear that.
1) Simple - One independent clause --- [I run.]
A simple sentence is a sentence with only one complete thought. It must have a subject and a predicate. It may have either a simple subject or a compound subject. It may also have either a simple predicate or a compound predicate.
ex: My back aches. [simple subject, simple predicate]
My muscles and my eyes hurt. [compound subject, simple predicate]
My face looks blue and feels stiff. [simple subject, compound predicate]
My face and hair look and feel terrible. [compound subject, compound predicate]
A simple sentence may also contain one or more phrases, but no dependent clauses.
ex: I must be getting a case of the flu. [simple subject: I; simple predicate: must be getting; phrase: a case of the flu]
2) Compound - Two or more independent clauses --- [I run] and [I jump.]
3) Complex - one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses --- [When I am chased,] [I run.]
4) Compound-Complex - two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses --- [When I am chased,] [I run.] and [I jump.]
(click the following link to learn about clauses)
When we discuss the "kinD" of sentence, we're discussing what the sentence Does. There are four kinds of sentences:
1) Declarative - makes a statement or gives information; ends with a period --- Flowers smell nice.
2) Exclamatory - expresses strong feeling; ends with an exclamation point --- This is fun! --- I'm really scared!
3) Imperative - gives a command; ends with a period or an exclamation point --- Hand me the fly swatter, please. --- Get down from there!
4) Interrogative - asks a question; ends with a question mark --- How are you today?
well there various types of sentences depending on the punctuation marks , the way they r said etc...
1. assertive sentence : Also known as declarative sentence ...these sentences give us confirm information ex. Mehak goes to school
2. interrogative sentences : Also known as questioning sentences...
ex. Why didnt mehak go to school?
3. imperative sentence : these senteces contain requests , commands , advice etc..
ex . Mehak , dont talk too much.
4.exclamatory sentence: these sentence usually have an exclamatory mark.
ex. Wow! what a beautiful dress u r wearing Mehak.
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