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Declarative

Statements that convey information

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Interrogative

Questions that ask for information

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Imperative

Commands that instruct someone to do something

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Exclamative

Exclamations used to express strong emotions or assertions

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Minor sentences

complete and meaningful statements that don't have a subject and verb combination. E.G. Be quiet

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Simple sentences

must have a subject and a verb, should express a complete thought and only contain one clause. E.G. I remember it well

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Compound sentences

with two or more main independent clauses usually joined by one of the conjunctions and, or, but. E.G. Last week I went to Cardiff BUT it was closed

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Complex sentences

consists of a main clause and one or more subordinate clauses usually joined together by a subordinate conjunction (because).

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Compound-complex sentences

made up of at least two coordinate clauses connected by a coordinating conjunction, and at least one subordinate clause.