‘Ouch!’ Timothy exclaimed unhappily. ‘Thatenormous dog went to lick me but when Iturned to go it jumped on my back!”Copy out the passage; identify the parts of speech that havebeen underlined.Parts of Speech: Parsing
the girl he loves knows nobodyHow many sentences can you make?Subject-Verb Order
Subject + Verb (+ Object)What is the difference between a SUBJECTand an OBJECT?YODA SPEECH!YODA GENERATOR!What do you remember about theorder of sentences?
Common nouns – cat, table (don’t begin with a capital letter) Proper Nouns – Hong Kong, Mrs Conway, (begin with capital letter) Abstract Nouns – honour, love, Jealousy (names for abstract concepts) Compound nouns – shoulder bag, beach ball (combines two nouns to make a word)Nouns
Understanding Noun PhrasesA noun phrase is a group of words thatsurround the main noun and help to givemore information about the noun:e.g. a slimy, muddy puddle.In this sentence, the puddle is the nounand the other two words are actuallyadjectives to describe the puddle. Buttogether they form a noun phrase
Verbs take different forms (‘parts’) the base or infinitive which often has the work ‘to’ placed before it (look, see) the past tense (looked, saw) the past participle (looked, seen) The third person singular (looks, sees) present participle (looking, seeing).Can you see any IRREGULARITY here? Can you think ofsome other IRREGULAR VERBS?Still don’t understand verbs? Goto:http://www.brainpop.com/english/grammar/tenses/Username: kgv password: einsteinParts of Verbs
Try to complete the table using the following verb: to jump then the verb to eat
You can arrange the elements of your message (e.g.you, dog, walk) in order to achieve different purposes:•Statements: You walked the dog. You didn’t walk the dog.•Questions: Did you walk the dog? Didn’t you walk the dog?•Commands: (imperatives) Walk the dog! Don’t walk the dog!Note: Positive and NegativeSentence Types