Sentences in English Grammar
We speak English with the combination of words, and words are one of the components of English Language. We use words in a grammatically arranged manner to express our thoughts and ideas. Sentences in English Grammar are a group of words that make complete sense to understand the express.
Example of Sentences in English Grammar
Here we are adding some of them which are a group of words, that we denote as sentences.
|He is a good player.|
|We should not disobey our teachers.|
|India is the biggest democracy in the world.|
|Open the windows.|
|May God bless you!|
At the above group of words, you can smell the complete sense of expression, and you can understand the meaning of the sentences.
Kinds of Sentences
There are five kinds of sentences in English Grammar.
- Assertive Sentences
- Interrogative Sentences
- Imperative Sentences
- Optative Sentences
- Exclamatory Sentences
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Assertive Sentences are also known as Declarative Sentences.
A Sentence that just declares something is called an Assertive or Declarative Sentences.
Example of Assertive Sentences
|Honesty is the best policy.|
|Ram is a gentle boy.|
|English Philosophy teaches us English.|
The characteristics of Assertive sentences are that they begin with capital letters and end with a full stop.
Further Assertive sentences are of two kinds :
Affirmative Sentences: Those sentences which declare an expression in a positive statement are called Affirmative Sentences.
|Mohanlal is an honest shopkeeper in the market.|
|Students of our school are hardworking.|
Negative Sentences: Those sentences which declare an expression in a negative statement are called Negative Sentences.
|Mohanlal is not an honest shopkeeper in the market.|
|Students of our school are not hardworking.|
Interrogative sentences are about enquiring something about an expression, if someone asks a question in an expression then it is an Interrogative Sentence.
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Interrogative Sentences can be used in two types, the first one is with the help of helping verbs (Is, Am, Are, Was, Were, Shall, Will) and the second one is with Interrogative words like (What, How, Who, Where, Why, etc.)
Example of Interrogative Sentences
|Is Mohanlal an honest shopkeeper in the market?|
|Are students hardworking of our school?|
|What is your Name?|
|In Which class do you read?|
The sentence expresses requests or direction by advice, instructions, order, or command are called Imperative Sentences.
Imperative sentences have an expression for another person or a group, Also Imperative sentences need special and urgent attention to act upon.
Example of Imperative Sentences
|Please go there.|
|Open the window.|
The sentences that express any kind of wishes, prayers, or blessings are called optative sentences. Optative Sentences ends with a sign of an exclamation mark (!).
Example of Optative Sentences
|May God Bless you!|
|May you get well soon!|
The sentences that express any kind of feeling like joy, sorrow, pain, wonder, or regret whether it may be strong or sudden are called Exclamatory Sentences. These sentences use the exclamatory mark (!) at the end of the sentence or with exclamatory words.
Example of Exclamatory Sentences
|What a romantic weather!|
|Hurrah! India has won the world cup.|
Questions of English Quiz for Sentences in English Grammar:
|Put the notebook on the desk.|
|May God Bless you with early recovery!|
|Have a safe journey.|
|Be brave to face difficulties in life.|
|How do you go to school?|
|It was a very enjoyable class today.|
|May you get well soon.|
|Delhi is the capital of India.|
|Virat is not performing well nowadays.|