The basic sentence patterns presented in this guide to sentence patterns will help you understand the underlying pattern in even the most complex English sentences. Two complete sentences cannot be joined without proper punctuation. I met him last Monday. It rained all night? 7. It is very fast. I not finished my homework last night. How to use yesterday in a sentence. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. She spoke to him about that. 9. 6. 6. She bought the new car in 2005 6. 6.They haven’t gone to the shopping center. all night? Was you late for the meeting? There are three common types* of conditional sentence: if clause > present simple tense : main clause > future tense (will) If you help me, I will help you. 10. ___ : RIGHT or WRONG? TENSES T 14 Fill in the correct form verb – All Tenses 1. 4. 2. 100 Sentences of Present Perfect Tense | Examples of Present Perfect Tense 1.My sister has already made a big cake. yesterday example sentences. You (not / need) answer. He (not / must) sleep now. The band was playing while I was writing. 10. She (must) stay at school yesterday afternoon. Did Maria drove to work this morning? 2.You have grown since the last time I saw you. For example, the following two sentences are essentially of the same pattern. She likes living in New York. 7.Have they played the piano? 8. Start studying English 700 Unit 4 Structure Of Written And Spoken Language Lessons 1 - 3. Example sentences with the word yesterday. 4.I have seen that movie. He (not / can) see me yesterday. Do you want to see it? The sentence must contain a subject and a verb, otherwise, it will be considered a sentence fragment, not a complete sentence. 7. to him about that? He (ought to) give evidence at the court yesterday. They had already been in Germany when we arrived a few days ago. He bought a new car last year. ___ : RIGHT or WRONG ? If I win the lottery, I will buy a new car. Have you ever bought a new car? a new car last year? Was she buy a new car yesterday? 7. ___ : RIGHT or WRONG ? 5. They eat dinner at six o’clock yesterday. → I bought a new car that is very fast. Such a mistake is called a run-on sentence. Take this quiz to test your understanding of sentence patterns and parts of speech. Where was you stay in Washington? 2. Correct the ones that are wrong. 4. I’ve lost my key. 5. I’ve bought a new car last week. I’ve bought a new car. Her mother has been living in Victoria for the past five years. (SVO) * There are five sentence class terms: S = subject, V = verb, O = object, C = complement, and A = adverbial. Since he bought the new car he (not / can) sleep. The slash (/) denotes the boundary between syntactic terms. Active voice: “We have bought the car.” Passive voice: “The car has been bought by us.” Why is this the answer? (SVO) My long lost sister Jane / has been buying / a variety of fruit. I can’t find it anywhere. Defining and Non-defining (may / you) go to the disco yesterday? We can use relative clauses to join two English sentences, or to give more information about something. I bought a new car. There are a number of common sentence patterns used to write most sentences in English. Did you busy last Monday? He walked to work yesterday. 3. I wanted to went to Montreal two years ago. 3.It hasn’t drunk the water. Jane / bought / fruit. late for class? A conditional sentence is a sentence containing the word if. If it snows tomorrow, we will go skiing. to work yesterday? Have you seen the news on television last night? We sat near the front. Even if you join such complete sentences with a comma, it would be considered a comma splice. 9. 5.We haven’t received any mail since we were retired. She lives in New York. I arrived late for class. 3. 8. Who did you talked to? → She lives in New York, which she likes. I saw a great film yesterday. near the front? Are the underlined parts of these sentences ‘RIGHT’ or ‘WRONG’? ___ : RIGHT or WRONG ?