A sentence is a group of words, usually containing a verb which expresses a complete thought in the form of a statementquestioninstruction, or exclamation and starts with a capital letter when written.

Classification of Sentence:

According to meaning/function Identification
1 Assertive (বিবৃতি সূচক)

makes a statement or assertion

Subject + verb
2 Interrogative (প্রশ্ন সূচক)

asks a question

3 Imperative (অনুজ্ঞা সূচক)

expresses a order, request, command or advice

 Starts with verb, let, please, kindly, always, never
4 Optative (ইচ্ছা প্রকাশক)

expresses strong feelings or emotions

Starts with may (wish/pray/hope/desire)
5 Exclamatory (বিস্ময় সূচক)

expresses surprise, joy, sorrow, appreciation, love excitement, frustration, anger



 Identify Sentences from the following box
Look at the picture. May you live long. Is he an honest man? Never tell a lie. Monika is a student. He is reading a book. Aren’t they happy? Let us go out for a walk. They were playing football. Is she not a beautiful girl? I will swim in the river. Kindly help me. Did they play cricket? Forgive me. It has been raining for two hours. Is Mitu teaching in the class?  Do the sum. Shut the door. Do not go there. Do not tell a lie. Did she write a letter? Always speak the truth. Let us go there. Let him play. The rising sun is the symbol of birth. Is Monir a B.A.? The rose is a symbol of beauty. We are happy. He is not an honest man. What a beautiful country it is! Monika is not boiling an egg. It is raining now. They are not playing. May Allah help you. You are not a good man. Sejuti is my sister. You will be happy. You will not pass in the exam. Is he not an honest man? The white colour is the symbol of purity. Does he read the Quran? Does he not go to school? Write a letter. Eat rice. Please give me your pen. Let us discuss the matter. Pray for me. Draw a mango. Be attentive. Read your lessons. Open the door. Help the poor. Lend me your eraser, please. Give me your pen. Tell me the story. Tell me when your birthday is. May Allah bless you. Hurrah! We have won the game.