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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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