Word order rules, examples

Word subject, verb, object svo

The typical English word order: indirect object + direct object.

Typical English word order To emphasis the person
I gave John a book. I gave a book to John.

Word order svo

Word order: Subject (S), verb (V), object (O).

Jenny likes tennis.
Bob is a pupil.
We play computer games.

Word order - place and time

Place and time normally at the end of a sentence or at the start.

He watches TV at home.
After school she plays tennis.

Place and time in one sentence - use first the place, then the time.

I play football at school in the afternoon.
John reads a book in the park after lunch.


After lunch John reads a book in the park.

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