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Sequence Of Verb Tenses

Sometimes the time expressed in a main clause is different from the time expressed in a subordinate clause. This can confuse ESL students because they don’t know whether it is appropriate to use different...

Simple Sentence, Complex Sentence, Compound Sentence

Types of Sentences There are four different types of sentences: simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. Simple Sentences A simple sentence has one main clause. That means it has one subject and one verb. In addition, a simple sentence can have...

What Is A Sentence?

A sentence is a group of words that express a complete thought. It has two main parts: a subject and a predicate. The subject includes the noun or pronoun that tells what the subject is about. The...

Kinds Of Sentences

Sentences can be classified according to their functions. There are four sentence functions in English: declarative, exclamatory, interrogative and imperative. Declarative Declarative sentences state an idea. They end with a full stop. Examples are: Susie smokes. The war is...

Sentence Fragments

Fragments are a common mistake. A sentence must have a subject and a verb. The students worked hard. (Subject – the students; verb – worked) She wrote a story. (Subject –she; verb – wrote) They discussed the problem. (Subject...

English Vocabulary Exercise 7

Sentence completion tasks are very common in competitive exams. They require you to complete a sentence using a word or phrase from the given options. A good knowledge of grammar and vocabulary are absolutely...

English Vocabulary Exercise

Fill in the blanks with the option that has the most appropriate set of words. 1. Reliance is the largest corporation in India and is still …………………………… at a pace that makes the old...

Analysis Of A Simple Sentence

A simple sentence has only one subject and one predicate. The subject denotes the person or thing about which something is said. The predicate includes the verb that describes what the subject is doing....