- A SET OF WORDS
- COMPLETE IN MEANING
- CONTAINS A SUBJECT AND PREDICATE
- COULD CONVEY A STATEMENT, QUESTION, EXCLAMATION OR COMMAND
Varad reads a book.
Rihan drives a car to work.
TYPES OF SENTENCES
- DECLARATIVE SENTENCE
- States a fact.
- Ends with a period/full stop(.)
- Makes a statement
- Also known as “ASSERTIVE SENTENCE”
One who washes hands, stay safe.
The Earth revolves around the sun.
Walking is good for one’s health.
- IMPERATIVE SENTENCE
- A command or polite request
- Ends with an exclamation point (!) or with a period/full stop(.)
When there is red light, the vehicle must stop.
You are requested to sit down.
- INTERROGATORY SENTENCE
- Asks a question
- Ends with a question mark(?)
Who are you?
Where have you kept the keys?
- EXCLAMATORY SENTENCE
- An exclamatory sentence conveys a strong emotion and ends with an exclamation mark (!).
- An exclamatory sentence makes a statement (just like a declarative sentence), but it also conveys excitement or emotion.
- Expresses excitement or emotion
- Ends with an exclamation mark (!)
I can’t wait for the party!
I don’t know what I’ll do if I don’t pass this test!