Sentence Exercises – Sentence Worksheet

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Sentence Worksheet

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Sentence Exercises

Sentence Exercise 1: Combining to form simple sentences

Combine the following word groups into simple sentences:

  1. The sky / blue / is.
  2. A book / on the desk / lies.
  3. The flowers / bloom / in spring.
  4. The stars / twinkle / at night.
  5. A chef / the meal / prepares.
  6. The children / play / outside.
  7. The wind / howl / during the storm.
  8. A baker / make / fresh bread.
  9. The stars / appear / at dusk.
  10. The cat / nap / in the sunbeam.
  11. The cat / sleeps / on the mat.
  12. The children / play / in the park.
  13. The train / arrives / on time.
  14. The dog / barks / loudly.
  15. The artist / paints / a portrait.
  16.  A cat / on the windowsill / sleeps. 
  17. The children / in the park / play.
  18. The dog / barks / loudly.
  19. The teacher / the lesson / explains.
  20. The train / arrives / on time.

Answer 

  1. The sky is blue.
  2. A book lies on the desk.
  3. The flowers bloom in spring.
  4. The stars twinkle at night.
  5. A chef prepares the meal.
  6. The children play outside.
  7. The wind howls during the storm.
  8. A baker makes fresh bread.
  9. The stars appear at dusk.
  10. The cat naps in the sunbeam.
  11. The cat sleeps on the mat.
  12. The children play in the park.
  13. The train arrives on time.
  14. The dog barks loudly.
  15. The artist paints a portrait.
  16. A cat sleeps on the windowsill.
  17. The children play in the park.
  18. The dog barks loudly.
  19. The teacher explains the lesson.
  20. The train arrives on time.

Sentence Exercise 2: Identify the fragments 

Read the following sentences and determine which ones are complete sentences and which are fragments.

  1. After the party ended.
  2. The cat slept on the windowsill.
  3. Because she was tired from work.
  4. He drove to the supermarket.
  5. Waiting for the bus in the rain.
  6. Although she studied hard.
  7. The dog barks at strangers.
  8. Beneath the old oak tree.
  9. They laughed at the joke.
  10. Whispering secrets in the dark.
  11. Whenever you’re ready.
  12. The dog barked loudly during the night.
  13. Under the bridge.
  14. She writes poetry in her free time.
  15. Before the movie starts.

Answers

  1. Fragment (no main verb)
  2. Complete (has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought)
  3. Fragment (dependent clause cannot stand alone)
  4. Complete (has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought)
  5. Fragment (no subject and verb)
  6. Fragment (dependent clause cannot stand alone)
  7. Complete (has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought)
  8. Fragment (no main verb, functions as a prepositional phrase)
  9. Complete (has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought)
  10. Fragment (no main subject or verb expressing a complete thought)
  11. Fragment (no independent clause)
  12. Complete (has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought)
  13. Fragment (no subject or verb)
  14. Complete (has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought)
  15. Fragment (no independent clause)

Sentence Exercise 3: Choosing the correct interrogative form

Choose the correct interrogative form for each sentence:

  1. (Do/Does) you play the piano?
  2. (Where/What) did you buy that dress?
  3. (Have/Has) they finished their homework yet?
  4. (Is/Are) the cookies in the oven?
  5. (Why/How) did she react to the news?
  6. (Do/Does) they know the way to the museum?
  7. (Whose/Who’s) jacket is this hanging in the closet?
  8. (Did/Does) you see what happened outside?
  9. (Were/Was) the kids playing in the garden when it started to rain?
  10. (How many/How much) people are expected to attend the conference?
  11. (Who/Whom) was at the door?
  12. (What/Which) color do you prefer?
  13. (Can/May) I borrow your charger? 
  14. (How many/How much) apples are in the basket?
  15. (When/Where) is the meeting scheduled?

Answers

1. Do 2. Where 3. Have
4. Are 5. Why 6. Do
7. Whose 8. Did 9. Were
10. How many 11. Who 12. Which
13. Can 14. How 15. When

Sentence Exercise 4: Combining ideas into a declarative sentence

Combine the following ideas into a single declarative sentence:

  1. The weather (idea 1). It is sunny (idea 2).
  2. The cat (idea 1). It is sleeping on the sofa (idea 2).
  3. The cake (idea 1). It tastes delicious (idea 2).
  4. The book (idea 1). It was written by a famous author (idea 2).
  5. The movie (idea 1). It starts at eight o’clock (idea 2).
  6. The car (idea 1). It has a powerful engine (idea 2).
  7. The concert (idea 1). It begins at nine o’clock (idea 2).
  8. The book (idea 1). It contains many interesting facts (idea 2).
  9. The flowers (idea 1). They attract bees and butterflies (idea 2).
  10. The jacket (idea 1). It is made of leather (idea 2).
  11. The garden (idea 1). It is blooming with flowers (idea 2).
  12. The computer (idea 1). It is brand new (idea 2).
  13. The concert (idea 1). It was incredibly loud (idea 2).
  14. The painting (idea 1). It is hanging in the gallery (idea 2).
  15. The athlete (idea 1). He won three gold medals (idea 2).

Answer

  1. The weather is sunny today.
  2. The cat is sleeping on the sofa.
  3. The cake tastes delicious.
  4. The book was written by a famous author.
  5. The movie starts at eight o’clock.
  6. The car has a powerful engine.
  7. The concert begins at nine o’clock.
  8. The concert begins at nine o’clock.
  9. The flowers attract bees and butterflies.
  10. The jacket is made of leather.
  11. The garden is blooming with flowers.
  12. The computer is brand new.
  13. The concert was incredibly loud.
  14. The painting is hanging in the gallery.
  15. The athlete won three gold medals.