Sentences (Types) 01
"It is my birthday today." This is an example of a declarative sentence.

Sentences (Types) 01

Declarative and exclamatory are two types of sentences. As an English student, you will know by now that sentences can be of several different types. See if you can you identify the type of sentence for each of the following. If you get all 10 correct, you're on your way to understanding types of sentences!

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  1. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    I can't complete my homework by next week. Help me!
    There are two sentences of different sorts
  2. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    I've got to finish my homework by next week!
    Exclamatory sentences end with an exclamation mark
  3. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    It is my fourteenth birthday on Saturday.
    A declarative sentence states that something is so
  4. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    When is your birthday?
    An interrogative sentence asks a question
  5. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    Will you finish work early today? I need your help!
    Note that there are two sentences of different sorts
  6. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    Sit down quickly. You are late!
    Here there are two sentences of different sorts
  7. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    Do the exercise on page 20.
  8. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    Will you finish your homework by next week?
    Interrogative sentences end with a question mark
  9. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    I'll complete my homework by next week.
  10. Choose the correct sentence type for the following.
    Do your homework by next week.
    An imperative sentence usually starts with a verb and gives a command or instruction (in this case the verb is 'Do')

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