A sentence is a series of words put together to express an idea. It can contain a statement, question, suggestion, command, request or exclamation. Sentences assume four basic forms. These sentence forms are declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory. ● Declarative sentences make a statement or convey information. This type of sentence is punctuated with a … Continue reading Sentences and Sentence Structures
Clauses and phrases are essential elements in constructing sentences. The most basic sentence consists of a single (independent) clause. More complex sentences may contain multiple clauses, including clauses contained within clauses. Clauses may be independent or dependent. ● Independent clauses are those that could stand as a sentence by themselves, although they may be used … Continue reading What Are Clauses and Phrases?