Sentence Structure and Types of Sentences

Sentence Structure and Types of Sentences

First of all, do you know what the sentence is?


A group of words that conveys a meaning is called sentence.


What is a structure of sentences?

Structure of sentences:

Subject + verb + object

This is a basic structure of a sentence which we are using from so far right?


  • The subject of the sentence is what (or whom) the sentence is about.

Hack: Ask a question by who and the answer you got will be the subject of the sentence.



Mayuri is eating chocolates.

Who is eating chocolates?

Answer is Mayuri. Hence, Mayuri will be the subject of a sentence.


  • Verbs are words that show an action
  • What the subject is doing.



Mayuri is eating chocolates. (eat)


  • Describe an action of a verb



Mayuri is eating chocolates. (Chocolates)

Hack: Ask a question by what and the answer you got will be the object of the sentence.

Sentence Structure and Types of Sentences


What are the types of sentences?

There are 4 types of sentences:

Assertive or Declarative Sentences

Interrogative Sentences

Imperative Sentences

Exclamatory Sentences


1. Assertive or Declarative Sentences

  • Fact or statement
  • Declaring a piece of information


  • Sun rises in the East.
  • My mom is the best.
  • I like black shirt on you.

Hack: it’s always ends in a full stop.


2. Interrogative Sentences

  • Are you watching my videos?
  • Have you take dinner?

Hack: it’s always ends with a question mark.


3. Imperative Sentences

  • Giving instruction
  • Giving advice
  • Requesting somebody to do something


  • Say sorry right now!
  • Wait for me!
  • Clean you room

This kind of sentences have sense of urgency in them. And such kind of sentences are may end up with exclamation mark


4. Exclamatory Sentences

  • When you suddenly exclaimed
  • You expresses yourself like happiness, surprise, anger and such emotions.


  • What a beauty!
  • He is so mad at her!
  • What an idea!
  • I did it!


Hack: Always have an exclamation mark at the end.

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Definition of subject and predicate in English grammar



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