Sentences

“A Sentence is a group of words that gives Complete meaning by itself. “

Features:

A sentence is a group of words that makes complete sense.

It always begins with a capital letter.

It ends with full stop (.), an exclamation mark (!), or a question mark (?).
 

#. PARTS OF A SENTENCE
Every sentence has two parts names ‘a subject’ and ‘a predicate’. A subject is the first part of a sentence which tells what the sentence is about whereas the predicate is the second part of the sentence that tells something about the subject.

Example: We are learning English grammar.
 
The ‘subject’ contains a noun or a pronoun which acts as a noun. The ‘predicate’ contains several words with the combination of a verb.
 

#. TYPES OF SENTENCES
A Sentence can be broadly divided into the following types. They are as follows:
  • Declarative: A general or simple sentence can be called as declared sentence. These can be either positive or negative.
       Examples:
       The boys are playing in the ground.
       I am learning Spoken English Online

  • Interrogative: A sentence which asks a question or interrogates is known as an interrogative sentence.
       Examples:
       What are you all learning?

       Are you following notes.?

  • Imperative : Imperative sentences express requests, commands, advices or suggestions.
        Examples:

        Get out of the class.

        Please bring some water.
        Go straight and turn left.
  • Exclamatory : All the sudden expressions, surprising words are called as an exclamatory sentences.
  • Example What a beautiful flower is this!
  • Optative: All the sentences that convey wishes and blessings come under this type.
       Examples
       May God Bless You!
       Congratulations!
       May God showers with health and wealth upon you!