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Subjects and Verbs, Subjects, nouns or pronouns,with examples.
Nouns = John, school, manager, etc.
Pronouns = I, we, you, he, she, it, they, someone, many, etc.
Action Verbs = ran, hit, told, etc.
Being verbs = is, are, was, were, be, been, being, am
Main verbs = The last verb is a verb phrase.
--should have been seen (seen is the main verb.)
Organization of the sentence parts included:
Subjects usually precede verbs.
Subjects and Predicates
Subject complements follow linking verbs.
They answer the questions who or what.
This PPT includes the Predicate:
Nouns and pronouns are predicate nominatives.
Adjectives are predicate adjectives.
Direct and Indirect Objects with examples:
Direct Objects follow action verbs and answer the questions who or what.
I threw the ball.
John received the prize.
I know her.
Mary told me.
Indirect objects precede direct objects.
I gave him the prize.
He threw me the ball.
They told her the story.
She received the prize from him. (none!)
Then the Review!
Prepositional phrases begin with a preposition and end with a noun or pronoun called the object of the preposition.
We went to the store.
Under the sea are treasures.
I placed the papers by the desk.
Subordinate Clauses begin with relative pronouns or subordinate conjunctions.
4. Because I like you, I will not be angry.
5.I will go when I am ready.
Finally - the Types of Sentences:
A sentence containing a clause is
A single sentence without a clause is called
Two sentences with no clause is called
Two sentences with a clause is called