Kinds of Sentences
Definition: A sentence is a group of related words with a subject and verb that makes sense by itself.
Types of Sentences by Function:
1. Declarative /Assertive Sentence - A sentence that is a statement. It ends with a Full Stop(.)
Example: Bill gave his report to the teacher.
2. Interrogative sentence - A sentence that is a question. It is followed by a question mark. Example: Did you know the answer?
Who gave you the keys?
3.Imperative sentence: A sentence that states a command, request,advice,instruction etc. It ends with a Full Stop (.)
The subject is always "you" understood.
Example: Close the door. (command)
Please arrange the chairs. (request)
Exclamatory sentence: A sentence that expresses a feeling of joy,sorrow,surprise or shock. It is followed by an Exclamation Mark (!) or a Full Stop (.)
Example: Wow! What a great surprise!
Exercise - 1
Identify the given sentence by its function and mark down the end punctuation.
Have you paid the bills__________________________
Opps I missed the step________________________
It is raining cats and dogs__________________________
Wow What a beautiful dress_____________________________
What’s the time by your watch_______________________
Don’t judge a book by it’s cover____________________
Have you finished your homework _____________________
Dev, turn off the light___________________________
Shh I can hear someone coming___________________________
Identify what kind of a sentence each of the following is and punctuate them.
I will be visiting Spain this summer___________________________
Never break the traffic rules_______________________________
Bravo We have won the match_____________________________
Have you ever been to this restaurant before __________________
What a wonderful concert that was __________________________
I will see you at the cinema tonight __________________________
Have you heard the exciting news ___________________________
You must finish the exercise by afternoon_____________________
Skiing is my hobby ______________________________________
What a tragedy the plane crash was _________________________
Could you pass the sugar, please ___________________________
Most children love ice cream _______________________________
You must respect the tricolour ______________________________
What a terrible day ___________________
Summit your projects _____________________________