Sentence Types Part 1 (The Simple Sentence)
Updated: Mar 3
The Simple Sentence
There are many sentence types.
1. The Simple Sentence / Independent clause. It consists of:
Ex. Jack / Jane / They
Subjects can be nouns or pronouns
Ex. Jane and Peter Canada and Australia Cats and dogs
Ex. Write / Buy / play
There are many kinds of verbs
Ex. Run and swim Read and write Comes and goes
Ex. The door / A pair of shoes / them
Objects can be nouns or pronouns
Ex. A jacket and a dress
Pizza and chicken wings
A letter and an email
To build a sentence we need:
1. Subject 2. Verb 3. Object
Ex. Tim Likes beef.
They are discussing the problem.
We can use compound subjects, verbs or objects in one sentence.
Ex. Tim and Sarah went to the mall and bought a ring and a bracelet.
Sometimes we replace the object with a “complete idea”. A complete idea could be an adverb of place or time.
Ex. They walk to work.
To practise using "Simple Sentences" click the link below