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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Simple Sentence Structure

 
 

Examples using simple sentences:

Sentence

Subject

Verb

Object

Other

I run.

I

first person verb: run

No object

 

You leave at 4:45.

You

second person verb: leave

No object

prepositional phrase: at 4:45

Jim exercises four days a week.

Jim

third person verb: exercises

No object

adverb of time: four days a week

Sondra eats fish once a week.

Sondra

third person verb: eats

fish

adverb of time: once a week

We buy groceries at the supermarket.

We

first person verb: buy

groceries

prepositional phrase: at the supermarket

They travel to Toronto every year.

They

third person verb: travel

No object

prepositional phrase: to Toronto

adverb of time: every year

Jake and Sayaka study English in Victoria.

Jake and Sayaka

third person verb: study

English

prepositional phrase: in Victoria