Now that we’ve looked at parts of speech and the different tenses, we can begin to build up full sentences. But what kind of sentence do you want to write…? There are four types of sentence in English, and in this lesson I will explain how to construct them. This is a really, really important lesson, so don’t skip it! Of all the essays I read from IELTS students, most of them could be significantly improved by the writer learning more about sentence types.

Grab a pen and paper, and make some notes.

Homework & Further Reading for Lesson 5

Here are the homework questions and here are the answers.

Sentence types are really important in English. If you want more information about them, you can read this article. There is another more general article here about the importance of grammar.