Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts For Sentence Formation

Sentence Formation Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts:

  • In, this of Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts for Sentence Formation, there are mentioned 4 tips and shortcuts that will easily solve the problems based on Sentence Formation.

  • Four sentence formation tips and tricks as follows:-
  1. Spotting the subject or the opening word
  2. Identify the object or the closing part of the sentence
  3. Spotting the transition words or linking words
  4. Identifying the pronoun antecedents

Note:- Read brief below about all the tips and tricks and shortcuts about sentence formation.

Sentence Formation Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts

1. Spotting the Subject or the opening word:

  • The first and foremost step in addressing such problems is to identify the opening word.
  • For that one has to go through all the scattered words mentioned in the options, then try to get an overall idea behind the sentence, and if we get that, then it will become effortless to perform the remaining task.

2. Identify the object or the closing part of the sentence:

  • The next step is to figure out the closing word of the sentence.
  • Which again requires reading all the words that are mentioned in the options, and accordingly try to co-relate it with the subject/introductory word and the remaining other words hat will eventually form the sentence

3. Spotting the transition words or the linking words:

The next step is to identify the transition words which entail the shifting from one idea to another. Some of the frequently used transition words are:

tips and tricks and shortcuts for sentence formation

4. Identifying the pronoun antecedents:

  • The last step is to spot the pronouns used in the sentence. Here again, the pronouns can be categorized into three types, namely
  1. Relative pronoun: Which consists of words like who, whom, whose, which.
  2. Demonstrative pronoun: It mainly consists of words like this, that, these, those.
  3. Personal pronoun: Personal pronoun consists of words like he, she, him, her, you, they, it.

After identifying these pronouns, scan all the options and try to set a connection between all the words coherently and logically.

Note: The above tips are applicable in case of complex or compound sentences.

  1. It is not essential that each sentence must contain the transition words or the pronoun antecedents.
  2. There might be many questions where we shall be asked to create a simple sentence. (This can be depicted easily by looking at the options)

Note:- Now when it comes to types of questions that are frequently asked in examinations, we have bifurcated them into 3 categories for better understanding of the students. Each of which is mentioned below with a supportive example:

1.Simple sentences

2.Compound sentences

3.Complex sentences

Type 1: Simple Sentences:

Also known as independent sentences, these sentences maintain their individuality, as they do not have any dependent clause.

It is better explained with the help of an example below:

Question 1:

Below mentioned sentence is broken into 4-5 parts, Join these parts to make a meaningful sentence.
1. Everyone
2. Heard
3. Of
4. Her
5. Had
Options:

A.  15234
B.  42351
C.  15432
D.  15342

Correct option: A

Explanation:

The correct way to write the sentence is:

“Everyone had heard of her.”

Compound sentence:

These sentence, unlike simple sentences consists of two independent clauses. Simply put, a compound sentence is a combination of two individual clauses that are blended perfectly (With the help of a transition word) to derive a meaningful sentence that makes sense.
Here the quick tip to identify a compound is to memorize FANBOYS acronym which stands for:
F – for A-and N- nor B- but O- or Y- yet S- So
Now if we find any sentence that contains any one of the above word, then that sentence will definitely be a compound sentence.
It is better explained with the help of an example below:

Question 1:

Below mentioned sentence is broken into 4-5 parts, Join these parts to make a meaningful sentence.
1.  girls
2. boys
3. Grown-up
4. and
5. need to
6. Instructed every time.
7. be
8. do not

Options:
A.  43217586
B.  31428576
C.  52143786
D.  None of the above

Correct option: B

Explanation:

The correct form of writing the above sentence is:

Grown-up girls and boys do not need to be instructed every time.

Complex sentences

Complex sentences, unlike compound sentences have one or more than one clauses. While most of the clauses are dependent, however it might contain some independent clause.

We can easily trace out the dependent clause by locating the above mentioned transition words (if, when, before to name a few)

Their one type is mentioned in the example below:

Question 1:

Below mentioned sentence is broken into 4-5 parts, Join these parts to make a meaningful sentence.
1. no snowfall
2. There
3. until
4. would be
5. December.

Options:
A. 24135
B. 12435
C. 24135
D. 42135

Correct option: A

Explanation:

The correct formation of sentence is mentioned below:

“There would be not snowfall until December.”

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