Sentence Sentence Structure Types of Sentences Word Order Subject Predicate Dogs bark. My dog always barks loudly at strangers. Most children love toys. This new church is very beautiful. The old man is walking very slowly. Taiwan’s Su Li-Wen finished in fifth place in the women’s taekwondo tournament at the Beijing Olympics. Subject Predicate Dogs bark. My dog always barks loudly at strangers. Most children love toys. This new church is very beautiful. The old man is walking very slowly. Taiwan’s Su Li-Wen finished in fifth place in the women’s taekwondo tournament at the Beijing Olympics. Simple Sentences Birds fly. Jack doesn’t like hot weather. Good time management skills can improve your academic and personal performance. Many years ago, Koreans used Chinese characters to write Korean. I am looking for the new book that I bought last night. Compound Sentences The car stopped, and the driver got out. I bought a newspaper, but I didn’t read it. Do you want to go out, or are you too tired? I don’t like to travel, so I haven’t been to many places. Complex Sentences When I went out, it was raining. Sue is going to stay in our apartment while we are away. If we take the bus, it will be cheaper. Bill was late because he missed the train. Although my brother worked hard, he failed the examination. Verb + Object He speaks English very well. I like Chinese food very much. She reads the newspaper every day. Place + Time We went to a party last night. He arrived at the airport at 8 o’clock. Always/Usually/ Often/ I always go to school by motorcycle. We usually have breakfast at 8 O’clock. I am always late for school. My brother is never sick. It doesn’t often rain here. Do you usually drive to work? Give/Lend/Pass/Send/Show Tom gave some flowers to her girlfriend. Tom gave her girlfriend some flowers. Here are the books. Give them to your brother. Exercise 1. Ivy / asks / always / a lot of / her teacher / in class / questions 2. during my trip / some photos / sent / to / my boyfriend / I 3. since / of her / no news / last month / I have / had 4. buy / the house/ I would / If / that much money / I had 5. in the morning / It / cleared up / all night / it / rained / and Answer 1. Ivy always asks her teacher a lot of questions in class. 2. I sent some photos to my boyfriend during my trip. 3. I have had no news of her since last month. 4. If I had that much money, I would buy the house. 5. It rained all night, and it cleared up in the morning.