Phrase structure

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Phrase structure

  1. 1. Presented byAyesha Arif, Nimra MaqboolSadaf Afreen, Sana Ishaq
  2. 2. PhraseKey Contents: Definition of Phrase Types Of Phrase Noun Phrase Verb Phrase Adverb Phrase Prepositional Phrase Adjective Phrase
  3. 3. Phrase
  4. 4. PhraseThe monkey ate.S=NP+VPSNP VPDet N VThe monkey ate
  5. 5. Noun Phrase It can be a word or a phrase, It consists of a noun and amodifier or determiner. It can be understand as NP.
  6. 6. ExampleNP Det+NNPDet NThe Snake
  7. 7. Verb Phrase A Group of words including a verb and itscompliments, objects and other modifiers thatfunction syntactically as a verb.
  8. 8. ExampleThe girl chased the dog.SNP VPDet N V NPDet NThe girl chased the dog
  9. 9. Adverb Phrase A word group with an Adverb as its head. This adverbmay be accompanied by modifiers or qualifiers. An Adverb phrase can modify a verb, an adjective, oranother adverb, and it can appear in a number ofdifferent positions in a sentence.
  10. 10. Adverb PhraseAVAdvP AdjDisgustingly fat
  11. 11. Adverb PhrasesAdvP NP VPAdv Pro VUnfortunately, he travelled
  12. 12. Prepositional Phrase A prepositional phrase is a group of word made up of apreposition, its object, and any of the object’smodifiers. It adds meaning to the noun and verbs in asentence.
  13. 13. Example During the eveningPPNPP Det NDuring the evening
  14. 14. Adjective Phrase A word group with an adjective as its head. Thisadjective may be accompanied bymodifiers, determiners, or qualifiers.For example:She is very beautiful.
  15. 15. Example the nice unicornNPDet AdjPAdj Nthe nice unicorn

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