6th Class English Types of Sentence Types of Sentence as per Structure

Types of Sentence as per Structure

Category : 6th Class

*     Types of Sentence as per Structure


Sentences are divided into the following types according to their structure.

(i) Simple

(ii) Compound

(iii) Complex      


*        Simple Sentences

Simple sentences contain no conjunction i.e., and, but, or, etc.




Serena was a brilliant student.

He was punctual.

It was a tragic incident  


*       Compound Sentences

Compound sentences contain two statements that are connected by a conjunction i.e., and, but, or, etc.  





He wanted to wish him, but he couldn't dare to do so. The players performed exceptionally well, so they were rewarded.  


*       Complex Sentences

Complex sentences contain a dependent clause and at least one independent clause. The two clauses are connected by a subordinator i.e., which, who, although, despite, if, since, etc.  





1.       My daughter, who was late for class arrived shortly after the bell rang.

2.       That's the man who bought our house.

3.       Although it was difficult, the class passed the test with excellent marks.  





  • A group of words which makes complete sense is called Sentence.
  • The words in a sentence are placed in their proper order to make complete sense.
  • A sentence always begin with a capital letter.
  • Assertive sentence ends with full stop.
  • Interrogative sentence ends with a Question Mark (?).
  • The subject 'you' is generally hidden in imperative sentence.
  • Exclamation mark (!) is put at the end of exclamatory sentence.
  • A question begins with either Helping Verb (is, am, are, was, were, has, have, had, do, does, did, can, will, shall, may, etc.) or Question word (What, where, how, when, whom, which, why, etc.)  

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