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Sentence patterns

  1. 1. SentencePatterns English Plus(Basic Grammar)
  2. 2. ELEMENTS OF A SENTENCE• Subject – doer of the action/ topic of the sentence• Predicate – states something about the subject• Direct Object – receives the action done by the subject• Indirect Object - precedes the direct object and tells to whom or for whom the action of the verb is done and who is receiving the direct object
  3. 3. BasicSentencePatterns
  4. 4. Subject – Intransitive VerbMaria cooperated voluntarily. S IV
  5. 5. What is an intransitive verb? •An intransitive verb is a verb without a direct object.
  6. 6. Examples of S-IV sentences I wrote legibly. Michael and Gabriel woke and yawned. He prays everyday. Students should study every night. She reads silently.
  7. 7. Subject-Transitive Verb-Direct ObjectThe students helped the barangay. S TV DO
  8. 8. What is a transitive verb?• A transitive verb is a verb that requires both a subject and a direct object.
  9. 9. Examples of s-tv-do sentences Someone ate my sandwich. Mikko reads the dictionary for pleasure. The campers fear the bears.The board showed their approval. I played the piano.
  10. 10. Subject – Linking Verb – Subject ComplementTeachers are our second parents. S LV PN
  11. 11. What is a PN? • A predicate nominative or a predicate noun completes a linking verb and renames the subject.
  12. 12. Examples of s-LV-PN sentences Anne is the boss. Whales and sharks are mammals. The girl should be the captain. My mother is a teacher.Philippines is the “Pearl of the Orient Seas.”
  13. 13. Subject – Linking Verb – Subject Complement Her pies are very sweet. S LV PA
  14. 14. What is a P.A.?• A predicate adjective follows a linking verb and describes the subject.
  15. 15. Examples of s-lv-pa sentencesHis behavior has been outrageous. Niña is so beautiful. That garbage on the street smells bad. He is dead.The man was very accommodating.
  16. 16. Subject-Transitive Verb-Direct Object- Object Complement He called the cashier beautiful. S TV DO OC
  17. 17. What is an O.C.? • An object complement is a noun, pronoun, or adjective which follows a direct object and renames it or tells what the direct object has become.
  18. 18. Examples of S-TV-DO-OC sentences The class elected Nadine president. Cathy cut her hair short. The child made her mother happy. Many people find martial arts challenging.Some pet owners consider their dogs their children.
  19. 19. Subject-Transitive Verb-Indirect Object-Direct ObjectLiza gave the children gifts.S TV IO DO
  20. 20. Examples of S-TV-io-do sentences Mom will paint Gabriel a picture.He will give Mrs. Perez the message. Yvann surprised his sister with a reward. I teach the students English. Pearl sent Tom a book.