Types of Sentences


There are three main types of sentences: Simple sentences Conjoined sentences (also known as compound sentences) Complex sentences SIMPLE SENTENCES Simple sentences contain only one idea E.g. Zubair fell. Simple sentences comprise only one idea, clause and verb group. We say verb group (instead of verb) because a verb group itself can consist of one word (fell, assembled, cooked, won) or more...

Infinitives of Purpose


The infinitive with ‘to‘ is used to talk about people’s purposes, the reasons why they do things. Sara is going to the shop to buy a new CD. (= because she wants to buy a new CD) I’m going to Africa to have a vacation. (= because I want to have a vacation) DO NOT USE “for” before the infinitive of purpose! Sara is going to the shop for to buy a new CD. *...