What are the different types of sentences?

There are four types of sentences in English.

  • Declarative sentences
  • Imperative sentences
  • Interrogative sentences
  • Exclamatory sentences

Declarative sentence

A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells you something. It ends with a full stop.

For example:

➜ She went to school. 🏫

➜ My name is Tom. πŸ‘¦πŸ»

Imperative sentence

An imperative sentence is a sentence that tells someone to do something. It can be a command or a request. It ends with a full stop.

For example:

➜ Don’t make any noise. πŸ“’

➜ Please read pages 10-20. πŸ“–

Interrogative sentence

An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks a question. It ends with a question mark.

For example:

➜ What’s your favourite animal? 🦁

➜ Where is the park? 🏞

Exclamatory sentence

An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows a strong feeling. It ends with an exclamation mark.

For example:

➜ Please help me! 😩

➜ You’re late again! 😠

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