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    The Noun Clause The Noun Clause Presentation Transcript

    • The Noun Clause person, places things or ideas
    • The Noun Clause
      • DEFINITION :
      • A noun clause is a subordinate (dependent) clause that is used as a NOUN .
    • The Five Noun Positions SUBJECT OBJECT OF THE PREPOSITION DIRECT OBJECT INDIRECT OBJECT PREDICATE NOMINATIVE NOUN / PRONOUN Action Verb Linking Verb
    • The Five Noun Positions using cat
      • SUBJECT:
      • A cat is walking along the fence.
      • PREDICATE NOMINATIVE:
      • His favorite animal is a cat .
      • DIRECT OBJECT:
      • Your dog chased my cat .
      • INDIRECT OBJECT:
      • Dad gave the cat dinner.
      • OBJECT OF THE PREPOSITION:
      • Mom danced with the cat .
      S AV IO DO AV LV PN DO OP
    • The 5 Noun Positions using clauses:
      • SUBJECT :
      • That he was angry was obvious to us all.
      • PREDICATE NOMINATIVE :
      • Fifteen hundred dollars is what we wanted to raise for the project.
      • DIRECT OBJECT :
      • The students finally remembered who she was .
      • INDIRECT OBJECT :
      • Mr. Dietz gives whoever talks an hour.
      • OBJECT OF A PREPOSITION :
      • Eager to please the principal, we listened to whatever he said .
    • Common Introductory Words for Noun Clauses
      • how
      • that
      • what
      • whatever
      • when
      • whether
      • which
      • who
      • whoever
      • whom
      • whomever
      • why
    • SUBORDINATE (DEPENDENT) CLAUSES: Words that introduce noun clauses