Types of Sentences
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A declarative sentence "declares" or states a fact, arrangement or opinion. Declarative sentences can be either positive or negative. A declarative sentences ends with a period (.).
I'll meet you at the train station.
The sun rises in the East.
He doesn't get up early.
The imperative commands (or sometimes requests). The imperative takes no subject as 'you' is the implied subject. The imperative form ends with either a period (.) or an exclamation point (!).
Open the door.
Finish your homework
Pick up that mess.
The interrogative asks a question. In the interrogative form the auxiliary verb precedes the subject which is then followed by the main verb (i.e., Are you coming ....?). The interrogative form ends with a question mark (?).
How long have you lived in France?
When does the bus leave?
Do you enjoy listening to classical music?
The exclamatory form emphasizes a statement (either declarative or imperative) with an exclamation point (!).
That sounds fantastic!
I can't believe you said that!
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