Notes On Kinds of Sentences - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar
THERE ARE TYPES OF SENTENCES NAMELY: 1. SIMPLE SENTENCE 2. COMPOUND SENRENCE 3. COMPLEX SENTENCE. 1.A simple sentence consists of an independent clause, so it contains a subject and a verb. It does NOT contain either a dependent clause or another simple sentence. Examples of simple sentences – The cat drank all the milk in the bowl. Note: The simple sentence may have a compound subject:         E.g.The dog and the cat howled. It may have a compound verb:         E.g.The dog howled and barked. It may have a compound subject and a compound verb:         E.g. The dog and the cat howled and yowled, respectively. 2. A compound sentence consists of two or more simple sentences joined by (i) a comma followed by a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for,      yet, so): Thedog barked, and the cat howled. (ii) a semicolon: The dog barked; the cat howled. (iii) a comma, but ONLY when the simple sentences are being treated as items in a series:The dog barked, the cat howled, and the rabbit chewed. 3. A complex sentence consists of a combination of an independent clause and a dependent clause. Examples: The dog that was in the street howled loudly. A student who works hard would always secure high grades in the examination. After the teacher left, the students had fun in the class.

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THERE ARE TYPES OF SENTENCES NAMELY: 1. SIMPLE SENTENCE 2. COMPOUND SENRENCE 3. COMPLEX SENTENCE. 1.A simple sentence consists of an independent clause, so it contains a subject and a verb. It does NOT contain either a dependent clause or another simple sentence. Examples of simple sentences – The cat drank all the milk in the bowl. Note: The simple sentence may have a compound subject:         E.g.The dog and the cat howled. It may have a compound verb:         E.g.The dog howled and barked. It may have a compound subject and a compound verb:         E.g. The dog and the cat howled and yowled, respectively. 2. A compound sentence consists of two or more simple sentences joined by (i) a comma followed by a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for,      yet, so): Thedog barked, and the cat howled. (ii) a semicolon: The dog barked; the cat howled. (iii) a comma, but ONLY when the simple sentences are being treated as items in a series:The dog barked, the cat howled, and the rabbit chewed. 3. A complex sentence consists of a combination of an independent clause and a dependent clause. Examples: The dog that was in the street howled loudly. A student who works hard would always secure high grades in the examination. After the teacher left, the students had fun in the class.
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