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Collection: Basic Grammar Overview Lesson 1: Sentences
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Sentence What is a sentence? What are the various parts of a sentence? . What is a sentence? .What are the various parts of a sentence? Exceptions
What is a Sentence? t in principle tell a complete thought. A sentence is a set of words that in principle tells a complete thought. Examples 1. Ram sings 2. You are a good boy, Ravi. 3. A sentence is a linguistic unit consisting of one or more words that are grammatically linked and can include words grouped meaningfully to express a statement, question, exclamation, request, command or suggestion.
Parts of a Sentence Typically a sentence contains a subject and predicate Subject: Noun/ pronoun of the sentence . Predicate: Verb of the sentence e Examples 1. Ram sings 2. Shyam is a doctor. 3. The CEO has recommended him a bonus
Parts of a Sentence Test for "Subject" The complete subject tells whom or what the sentence is about. .Test for "Predicate The complete predicate tell what the subject i e The complete predicate tells what the subject is or does 1. Ram sings. 2. Shyam is a doctor. 3. The CEO has recommended him a bonus.
Exceptions e Usually it's subject followed by a predicate but at times we have predicate preceding the subject. This is used to emphasize over something. Example: 1. 2. There go the manager and the members of his team. Here comes Mahesh.