First, here are some simple quotes that show Yoda’s interesting use of language:
- Powerful you have become.
- Patience you must have.
- A teacher Yoda is.
So what is Yoda doing with English grammar? He is simply moving the complement from the end of the clause to the start of the clause:
But there’s one more thing to remember when you talk like Yoda. The complement always takes the sentence stress – even if it (strangely) comes at the start:
you have become POWerful.
POWerful you have become.
you must have PAtience.
PAtience you must have.
yoda is a TEACHer.
a TEACHer yoda is.
So now you know how to speak like Yoda.
You can see some more great Yoda quotes here:
Only #10 and #9 follow the pattern I have shown you in this blog (master Yoda seems to be inconsistent with his style).
To learn more about this kind of grammar, this video you should watch.