What is a sentence?
A set of words that make sense and puts forward a thought is called a sentence.
We use sentences when we speak, read or write.
Kindly note that, sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
Different types of sentences are:
1. Assertive or Declarative Sentence:
A sentence that asserts or declares something is called an Assertive or Declarative Sentence.
An Assertive or declarative sentence always ends with a full stop. (.)
The books are neatly the library.
Tina has an excellent arranged in collection of rare stamps.
A group of dolphins is called a pod.
2. Interrogative Sentence:
A sentence that asks a question is called an Interrogative sentence.
An Interrogative sentence ends with a question mark. (?)
Why is the baby crying?
When will you return back from your vacation?
Have all the cows returned to the shed?
3. Exclamatory Sentence:
A sentence that portrays the strong emotions of the speaker is called an exclamatory sentence.
An exclamatory sentence ends with an exclamation mark. (!)
Superb! Your project was excellent
That’s a brilliant idea! How badly he behaves with the teachers.
4. Imperative Sentence:
A sentence that expresses a command, order, request or suggestion is called an Imperative sentence.
An imperative sentence ends with a full stop. (.)
Sit down quietly.
Please lend me your book.
Let’s play a game now.
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