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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Sentence Construction

What Exactly Is a Sentence?

Sentence construction. You use it everyday. But, what exactly is a sentence?

A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought.

In order to express a complete thought, every sentence must have two parts:

1. The subject (someone or something)

2. The predicate (what the someone or something is being or doing.)

That's it! A sentence is just someone or something being or doing something.

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Some groups of words may have only one of these two parts.

When this happens, you are dealing with a sentence fragment. A sentence fragment is a group of words that does not express a complete thought.

When you read a sentence fragment, you are left wondering whom or what the sentence is about or what happened in the sentence.

You can change a sentence fragment into a complete sentence by adding the missing information.

Sentence Fragment
Sentence
in the butter
My glasses fell in the butter!
early this morning
I awoke early this morning.
running across the field
I saw you running across the field


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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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