Subject Verb

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Subject Verb

  1. 1. Subject: Verb: A subject is a A verb tell person what theOr a thing that is action is in the being talked sentence. About in a sentence.
  2. 2. Helping verbsSome helping verbs are:Am, Is, Are, Was, Were, Being, Been, Be, Have, Has, Had, Do, Does, Did, Shall, Should, Will, Would, May, Might, Must, Can, and Could.
  3. 3. Examples:James found the pot of gold.James the subject; found is the verb.The unicorn ran across the rainbow.Unicorn is the subject; ran is the verb.John has been looking for the gold.John is the subject; has been looking isthe verb phrase.
  4. 4. Linking VerbsLinking verbs are not physical, but isa state of being.
  5. 5. Examples:Billy was secretly a leprechaun.Billy is the subject; was is the linking verb.The pot of gold is black.Pot is the subject; is is the linking verb .The rainbow was colorful.Rainbow is the subject; was is the linkingverb.
  6. 6. Time for a quiz!!!• Kuku ran across the rainbow.What is the subject in this sentence?Answer: Kuku • Kuku fell off the rainbow. What is the verb in this sentence?Answer: fell
  7. 7. Quiz Time Part 2!!!• Molly was astonished when she saw the unicorn.What was the linking verb in this sentence? Answer: Was
  8. 8. Review• What is a linking verb? It is not Physical, but a state of being. What is a action verb?A verb that is physically done.• A subject is a person. Or a thing that is being talked• About in a sentence.

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