Basic Elements of the Sentence
What are the Basic Elements of the Sentence?
In this lesson, you will learn the elements of a sentence. There are 3 basic patterns in English. Please Click the tips on the screen to see sentences with these patterns.
The sentence can be divided into three basic pattern parts:
- The subject
- The verb
- The complement
Each of these parts have different types that we’ll describe below:
Gerund or Gerund Phrase
Infinitive or Infinitive Phrase
Indefinite or Dummy Subject
Indirect Object and Direct Object