There are four main types of sentences:
- Declarative or Telling Sentences
- Imperative or Command Sentences
- Interrogative or Asking Sentences
- Exclamatory Sentences
Declarative or Statement or Telling Sentences
A cat has sharp claws. [Note the full stop at the end of every telling sentence.]
Imperative or Command Sentences
Mr. Lou, have a seat.
Interrogative or Question or Asking Sentences
Are you paying for these items with cash or credit card? [Note the question mark at the end of every telling statement.}
Oh my! This soup is hot! [Note the exclamation mark in these sentences.]
- Birds fly very high.
- Do birds fly high?
- Oh! How high birds fly!
- Fly high birds.