English Final (34 items)

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To Do (34 left)

  • The simple subject is the key word in the complete subject. It is usually a noun or a pronoun
  • A simple predicate is the verb or verb phrase in the complete predicate that tells what the subject is, does, has, or feels
  • The subject tells who or whom or what the sentence is about
  • The predicate tells what the subject is, has, does, or feels
  • The complete subject includes a noun or pronoun and the words andd phrases that describe it.
  • The complete predicate contains a verb or verb phrase and all the words that complete it's meaning
  • Natural order is when the subject comes before the predicat, this is most common.
  • Inverted Order is when the subject follows all or part of the complete predicate
  • Interrogative sentences are usually in inverted order
  • Whenever you want to find the subject of an inverted sentence, try rearranging the words into their natural order.
  • Two or more simple subjects with the same predicate form a compound subject
  • Two or more simple predicates with the same subject form a compund predicate
  • An indepentdent clause can stand alone
  • A subordinate clause cannot stand alone
  • A subordinate clause has a subject and a predicate and often begins with a subordinating conjunction
  • A sentence with one or more subordinate clauses and an independent clause is a complex sentence
  • An adjective clause is a subordinate clasue that modifies a noun or a pronoun. It cannot stand by itself
  • A relative pronoun such as who, which, or that usually introduces an adjective clause
  • Where and when may also introduce adjective clauses
  • An adverb clasue is a subordinate clause used as an adverb
  • Adverb clasues are introduced by a subordinating conjunction,
  • Use a comma after an adverb clasue that begins a sentence
  • A noun clause is a subordinate clause that functions as a noun.you may use these in all the ways that you would use a noun.
  • Use who and whoever as subjects in noun clauses
  • Use whom and whomever as objects in noun clauses
  • A participlial is one kind of verbal.
  • A gerund is a present participle of a verb (the -ing form) used as a noun.It can function in all of the ways that a noun does
  • A gerund phrase consists of a gerund accompanied by an adjective, an adverb, a direct object, or a prepositional phrase
  • An infinitive is made up of thw word to and the base form of the verb
  • An infinitive can be used as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb
  • An infinitive phrase is made up of an infinitive and the words that complete its meaning.
  • Infinitive phrases act as nouns, adjectives, or adverbs
  • A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word in a sentence.
  • A prepositional phrase includes a preposition, its object or objects, and all the modifiers of the object