Exploring English LogoSentence Functions

This section of Exploring English describes English sentence functions.


Sentences can be classified according to function.

A declarative sentence makes a statement:

The car is green.

An interrogative sentence asks a question:

Is the car yours?

An imperative sentence issues a command or request:

Drive carefully.

An exclamatory sentence expresses strong feeling:

Not him!


Translate to French, German, Italian, Spanish, or PortugeseSentences Menu | Exploring English Home | Index Map | Feedback
Knowledge Explorer Centre | Shared Visions Unlimited
Last Modified April 08, 2003