Types of Sentences

STATEMENTS usually give you information.

Statements contain a noun followed by a verb.

The cat likes to sleep in my bed

The firemen had to put out the huge fire.

Statements always end with a full stop.

QUESTIONS always ask about something.

Most questions start with a question word:


Other examples of questions:

Do you like to play football?

Are you feeling OK?

Would you like to go to the cinema?

Questions always end with a question mark.

COMMANDS give instructions or orders.

Commands always have a verb in them.

Stop running in the classroom.

Tidy your room now!

Commands can end with a full stop or an exclamation mark.

Using an exclamation mark can show a strong or urgent command.


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