Identifying Case in English Sentences<br />
Case Functions<br />Nominative<br />Subject or Predicative Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Possession<br />Dative<br />Indir...
The queen’s cook baked the guests some cookies.<br />Cook<br />Cookies<br />Guests<br />Queen<br />Nominative<br />Genitiv...
The man built his children a treehouse.<br />Children<br />Man	<br />Treehouse<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<b...
The family’s butler serves the children dinner by means of a tray.<br />Butler<br />Children<br />Dinner<br />Family<br />...
The pirates attack the sailors’ ship with their cannons.<br />Cannons<br />Pirates<br />Sailors<br />Ship<br />Nominative<...
Grandma bought presents for her grandchildren with her credit card.<br />Credit card<br />Grandchildren<br />Grandma<br />...
Jo’s doctor showed the x-ray to his mother by means of the light box.<br />Doctor<br />Jo<br />Light box<br />Mother<br />...
Mary’s cat licked her kittens’ fur with her tongue.<br />Cat<br />Fur	<br />Kittens<br />Mary<br />Tongue<br />Nominative<...
The brother and sister picked a present for their cousin’s birthday.<br />Birthday<br />Brother	<br />Cousin<br />Present<...
The king’s hound hunts the fox with its nose.<br />Fox<br />Hound	<br />King<br />Nose<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />...
The girls write their dad letters with crayons.<br />Crayons<br />Dad	<br />Girls<br />Letters<br />Nominative<br />Geniti...
The children picked up their socks and shoes.<br />Children<br />Shoes	<br />Socks<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dati...
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Latin I / Intro to Latin: Identifying case (English sentences)

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Latin I / Intro to Latin: Identifying case (English sentences)

  1. 1. Identifying Case in English Sentences<br />
  2. 2. Case Functions<br />Nominative<br />Subject or Predicative Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Possession<br />Dative<br />Indirect Object<br />Accusative<br />Direct Object<br />Ablative<br />Means or Instrument (by which action of verb is accomplished)<br />
  3. 3. The queen’s cook baked the guests some cookies.<br />Cook<br />Cookies<br />Guests<br />Queen<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />Note: “Cookies” is the direct object. “Guests” is the indirect object. If “Guests” were the direct object, the queen might have been mad with her cook for sticking her guests in the oven!  Remember, the sentence can be rearranged as: The cook of the queen baked some cookies for the guests.<br />
  4. 4. The man built his children a treehouse.<br />Children<br />Man <br />Treehouse<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />Note: “Treehouse” is the direct object. “Children” is the indirect object. Unless his children are robots, he probably didn’t build them.  Remember, the sentence can be rearranged as: The man built a treehouse for his children.<br />
  5. 5. The family’s butler serves the children dinner by means of a tray.<br />Butler<br />Children<br />Dinner<br />Family<br />Tray<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />Remember, the sentence can be rearranged as: The butler of the family serves dinner to the children with a tray.<br />
  6. 6. The pirates attack the sailors’ ship with their cannons.<br />Cannons<br />Pirates<br />Sailors<br />Ship<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />Note: Ship is singular, but Sailors is plural. “navemnautārum”<br />Remember, the sentence can be rearranged as: The pirates attack the ship of the sailors by means of their cannons.<br />
  7. 7. Grandma bought presents for her grandchildren with her credit card.<br />Credit card<br />Grandchildren<br />Grandma<br />Presents<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />
  8. 8. Jo’s doctor showed the x-ray to his mother by means of the light box.<br />Doctor<br />Jo<br />Light box<br />Mother<br />X-ray<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />
  9. 9. Mary’s cat licked her kittens’ fur with her tongue.<br />Cat<br />Fur <br />Kittens<br />Mary<br />Tongue<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />
  10. 10. The brother and sister picked a present for their cousin’s birthday.<br />Birthday<br />Brother <br />Cousin<br />Present<br />Sister<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />
  11. 11. The king’s hound hunts the fox with its nose.<br />Fox<br />Hound <br />King<br />Nose<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />
  12. 12. The girls write their dad letters with crayons.<br />Crayons<br />Dad <br />Girls<br />Letters<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />
  13. 13. The children picked up their socks and shoes.<br />Children<br />Shoes <br />Socks<br />Nominative<br />Genitive<br />Dative<br />Accusative<br />Ablative<br />

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