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Prepositional Phrases PowerPoint

  1. 1. Prepositional Phrases Adjective and Adverb Phrases
  2. 2. Adjective Phrases <ul><li>Describe a noun or pronoun </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the questions </li></ul><ul><li>“ which one?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ what kind?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ how many?” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Adjective Phrase Examples <ul><li>The man (with the beard) is my dad. (bearded man) </li></ul><ul><li>Winds (in March) often disturb me. (March winds) </li></ul><ul><li>I bought a chest (for tools). </li></ul><ul><li>(tool chest) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Adverb Phrases <ul><li>Modify verbs , adjectives , or adverbs </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>how, when, where, why, or to what extent </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Adverb Phrase Examples <ul><li>She overcame evil (with kindness). (how) </li></ul><ul><li>I jumped (into the water). (where) </li></ul><ul><li>(For many years) I was afraid to talk. (how long, extent) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Adverb Phrase Examples <ul><li>We collapsed (from exhaustion). (why) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(During the summer) the rainfall is heavy. (when) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Position Rules “Automatics” <ul><li>Phrase that begins a sentence (introductory phrase) = </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically adverb </li></ul><ul><li>Phrase follows the subject = </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically adjective </li></ul><ul><li>Phrase follows the verb, an adjective, or an adverb = </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically adverb </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hints <ul><li>Adverb phrases that modify verbs can be moved to the beginning or end of the sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjective phrases can NEVER be moved. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Practice… <ul><li>The book on the table in the English classroom is Barbara's book. </li></ul><ul><li>The roads of ancient Rome connected the cities of the empire. </li></ul><ul><li>The boys jumped quickly over the wall . </li></ul><ul><li>The pirate map was hidden underneath a big rock . </li></ul><ul><li>In the morning I will come for the plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone in the class finished the test at the same time. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Adjective / Adverb <ul><li>The book on the table in the English classroom is Barbara's book. </li></ul><ul><li>The roads of ancient Rome connected the cities of the empire . </li></ul><ul><li>The boys jumped quickly over the wall . </li></ul><ul><li>The pirate map was hidden underneath a big rock. </li></ul><ul><li>In the morning I will come for the plans . </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone in the class finished the test at the same time. </li></ul>

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