Parts of a Sentence refers to the basic building blocks of Standard Written or Spoken English.
Generally speaking, when subject matter experts use the term, Parts of a Sentence, they are referring to
3. Objects (O), either Indirect Objects (IO) or Direct Objects (D0).
Additionally, subject matter experts may referring to Independent Clauses, Dependent Clauses, Phrases
Related Concepts: Parts of Speech
Should I be able to Identify the Parts of a Sentence?
Yes, you do need to be able to identify a subject and a verb in order to distinguish a complete sentence in Standard English from a phrase. See Subjects, Verbs, Objects
Writers, speakers, knowledge workers . . . who aim to communicate with others can benefit from declarative knowledge about the parts of a sentence and mechanics. While the parts of speech are largely learned tacity through dialog, the parts of a sentence are learned in school through the formal study of grammar.
Analysis of the grammar of others helps you understand the range of patterns available to you as a speaker or writer of English. You can use declarative knowledge about composition to edit your own work and the work of others.
What is the Difference between Parts of a Sentence and Parts of a Speech?
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