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Prepositional Phrases,
What is a Phrase?• A phrase is a group of  words that go together,  but do not make a  complete sentence.• Phrases act as ...
Prepositional Phrases• A prepositional phrase begins  with a preposition and ends  with a noun or pronoun.• The noun or pr...
More on PrepositionalPhrases• It is possible to have  consecutive (more than one)  prepositional phrase.
Adjective Phrases• Prepositional phrases that  function as adjectives are  called adjective phrases.• Adjective phrases mo...
Adjective Phrases• Adjective phrases always  follow the word they  modify.
Examples of AdjectivePhrases• The girl with the hat is my  cousin.• The students from CHS  know Mrs. Eller.• The book on t...
Adverb Phrases• Prepositional phrases that act  as adverbs by modifying  verbs, adjectives, or other  adverbs.• “To what d...
Examples of Adverb Phrases• We ran over the hill.• At midnight I went  downstairs.• She skates very well for a  beginner.
Examples of Adverb Phrases• We ran over the hill.• At midnight I went  downstairs.• She skates very well for a  beginner.
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Prep phrase adj adv

  1. 1. Prepositional Phrases,
  2. 2. What is a Phrase?• A phrase is a group of words that go together, but do not make a complete sentence.• Phrases act as a single part of speech in a sentence.
  3. 3. Prepositional Phrases• A prepositional phrase begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun.• The noun or pronoun at the end of the prepositional phrase is called the object of the preposition.
  4. 4. More on PrepositionalPhrases• It is possible to have consecutive (more than one) prepositional phrase.
  5. 5. Adjective Phrases• Prepositional phrases that function as adjectives are called adjective phrases.• Adjective phrases modify nouns or pronouns.• Adjectives can answer “what kind?”, “which one?”, “how many?”, or “how much?” or “whose”?
  6. 6. Adjective Phrases• Adjective phrases always follow the word they modify.
  7. 7. Examples of AdjectivePhrases• The girl with the hat is my cousin.• The students from CHS know Mrs. Eller.• The book on the cart is my favorite.
  8. 8. Adverb Phrases• Prepositional phrases that act as adverbs by modifying verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.• “To what degree or extent?”• “Where?• “When?”• “How?”
  9. 9. Examples of Adverb Phrases• We ran over the hill.• At midnight I went downstairs.• She skates very well for a beginner.
  10. 10. Examples of Adverb Phrases• We ran over the hill.• At midnight I went downstairs.• She skates very well for a beginner.

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