A Sentence is a linguistic unit consisting of one or more words that are grammatically linked, and expresses a complete thought. It can include words grouped meaningfully to express a statement, question, exclamation, request, and command or suggest.
Types of Sentences
Declarative Sentence states a fact or an argument and it ends in a period.
* There are ten million people at risk.
* I am no wine connoisseur, but I know what I like.
* Manila is the capital of Philippines.
Interrogative Sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark (?).
* Where do you live?
* Can you find my umbrella?
Imperative Sentence is a command or a polite request. It ends with an exclamation mark (!) or it ends with a period (.). The subject is usually left out and is understood to be ‘you’.
* Please bring my umbrella.
* You clear the road at once!
Exclamatory Sentence expresses excitement, conveys a strong felling or sudden emotion. It ends with an exclamation mark (!).
* You’ve broken my umbrella!
* She is the thief!
* That is beautiful!
Parts of a Sentence
Subject is a person, place, thing, or idea doing or being something.
Predicate describes the subject.