11 terms

English basic chapter 1

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Sentence
A group of words that expresses a complete thought.
sentence fragment
A group of words that does not express a complete thought.
Capital letter
The uppercase form of a letter such as A.
end punctuation
A mark at the end of a sentence that tells the reader where a sentence ends; there are three end punctuation marks (. ?!)
subject
The word or words in a sentence that tell who or what the sentence is about.
predicate
The words or words in a sentence that tell something about the subject; it always contains a verb.
Verb
The word or words in a sentence that express action or state of being or link ideas.
Interrogative
A sentence that asks a question.
declarative sentence
A sentence that gives information.
imperative
A sentence that gives a command or makes a request.
Exclamatory
A sentence expresses strong feelings.