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Why are short simple words generally best?

Easier to read. Shorter words reduce the risk that the reader’s eyes will skip back and re-read something. This in turn increases comprehension.

What is considered a short sentence?

A short sentence is not under 7 words or under 20 syllables. You recognize a short sentence when you see one. And the short sentence is also defined by its surroundings: a sentence might not be short when surrounded by ten-word sentences, but when surrounded by 100-word sentences, it seems like a dwarf.

What are the 3 simple sentences?

Examples of simple sentences include the following:Joe waited for the train. “Joe” = subject, “waited” = verb.The train was late. Mary and Samantha took the bus. I looked for Mary and Samantha at the bus station. Mary and Samantha arrived at the bus station early but waited until noon for the bus.

What are the 5 basic sentence patterns with examples?

There are five basic sentence structures in the English language.Subject-Verb. Examples: The boy plays. Jack eats. Subject-Verb-Object. Examples: The girl pets the cat. Subject-Verb-Adjective. Examples: Lisa is pretty. Subject-Verb-Adverb. Examples: Maria laughs loudly. Subject-Verb-Noun. Examples: I am the teacher.