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    English Grammar I English Grammar I Presentation Transcript

    • English Grammar
      Prepared by:
      Ms. Lady Fe L. Castro
    • Compound subjects and
      Compound Verbs
    • Recognizing Compound Subjects
      A compound subject is two or more subjects that have the same verb and are joined by a conjunction such as and or or.
      Examples:
      Catsandkittens are popular as pets.
      SheorI will feed the cat.
      Cats, dogs and other pets can learn to live together.
    • Exercises: Identify the compound subjects on the following sentences.
      Indoor cats and outdoor cats require lots of attention.
      A cat and her kittens should be fed a high-quality commercial cat food daily.
      Food and water should always be put in the same place.
      A litter box or pet door should be accessible to the cat.
      People food and chemicals should be kept out a cat’s reach.
    • (Answer key)Exercises: Identify the compound subjects on the following sentences.
      Indoor cats and outdoor cats require lots of attention.
      A cat and her kittens should be fed a high-quality commercial cat food daily.
      Food and water should always be put in the same place.
      A litter box or pet door should be accessible to the cat.
      People food and chemicals should be kept out a cat’s reach.
    • Recognizing compound verbs
      A compound verb is two or more verbs that have the same subject and are joined by a conjunction such as and or or.
      Examples:
      Kittens sleep, eat orplay.
      I have to feed the cat andwalk the dog.
      The cat yawned, settled into the blanket, and fell asleep.
    • Exercise: Identify the compound verbs on the following sentences.
      The cat bites and shreds with its teeth rather than chewing, as humans do.
      The cat uses its senses and depends on them to survive in the environment.
      The cat tests obstacles, and senses changes in the environment through its whiskers.
      The cat tears meat from bones, laps liquids, and grooms itself with its tongues.
      The cat can hear a wide range of sounds and focus on them.
    • (Answer Key) Exercise: Identify the compound verbs on the following sentences.
      The cat bites and shreds with its teeth rather than chewing, as humans do.
      The cat uses its senses and depends on them to survive in the environment.
      The cat tests obstacles, and senses changes in the environment through its whiskers.
      The cat tears meat from bones, laps liquids, and grooms itself with its tongues.
      The cat can hear a wide range of sounds and focus on them.
    • Evaluation: write the compound subjects and compound verbs. ( notebook)
      For each domestic breed, a set of rules describes the ideal cat and mentions its faults.
      The Manx, Russians blue, and Siamese began as naturally occurring varieties of domestics cats.
      Curly-coated Rex breeds and the tailless Manx were developed and perfected by selective breeding.
      Proper grooming and quality care mandatory for all breeds of cats.
      Bookstores and local humane societies sell or give way educational materials about proper cat care.