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Types of SentencesClassifying Sentences by Purpose
Sentences can be classified depending          on their purpose• Declarative: makes a statement and ends with  a period• I...
Examples of declarative sentences• I saw a hot-air balloon today. [statement]• The poet John Keats lived only twenty-five ...
Examples of imperative sentences• Look at those hot-air balloons. [command]• Please read one of Keats’s poems aloud.  [req...
Examples of an interrogative sentence• Do you know Spanish? [asks a question]• How did you learn a foreign language?  [que...
Examples of an exclamatory sentence• I won the contest! [shows excitement]• What a lovely dress that is! [expresses strong...
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Types of sentences

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Types of sentences

  1. 1. Types of SentencesClassifying Sentences by Purpose
  2. 2. Sentences can be classified depending on their purpose• Declarative: makes a statement and ends with a period• Imperative: gives a command or makes a request. Most end with a period.• Interrogative: asks a question and ends with a question mark• Exclamatory: shows excitement or expresses strong feeling and ends with an exclamation point.
  3. 3. Examples of declarative sentences• I saw a hot-air balloon today. [statement]• The poet John Keats lived only twenty-five years. [statement]
  4. 4. Examples of imperative sentences• Look at those hot-air balloons. [command]• Please read one of Keats’s poems aloud. [request]• Help me! [strong command]
  5. 5. Examples of an interrogative sentence• Do you know Spanish? [asks a question]• How did you learn a foreign language? [question]
  6. 6. Examples of an exclamatory sentence• I won the contest! [shows excitement]• What a lovely dress that is! [expresses strong feeling]

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