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GRAMMAR CHAPTER 7 Verbals and Verb Phrases. What is a Verbal? A Verbal is a word that is formed from a verb. It acts as a: Noun Adjective Adverb.

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1 GRAMMAR CHAPTER 7 Verbals and Verb Phrases

2 What is a Verbal? A Verbal is a word that is formed from a verb. It acts as a: Noun Adjective Adverb

3 Verbals There are three kinds of verbals: Gerunds Infinitives Participles

4 Gerunds A Gerund is a verbal that ends in ing and acts as a noun. Gerunds may be subjects, predicate nouns, indirect objects, direct objects, and objects of prepositions. DO YOU REMEMBER WHAT THESE WORDS MEAN?

5 A Quick Review (Subject) Subject- What the sentence is about. Example: The cow ate grass.

6 A Quick Review- Predicate Noun Predicate Noun- A word that follows a linking verb and renames the subject. Example: She is my cow.

7 A Quick Review (Direct Object) Direct Objects- A word that receives the action of the sentence. Example: Fred ate the cow.

8 A Quick Review (Indirect Object) Indirect Object- A word that tells who or what received the action. Example: Fred gave the cow some water.

9 A Quick Review (Object of the Preposition) Object of a Preposition- A word following the preposition that completes the meaning. Example: We talked to the cow.

10 Lets look at the book… Lets try some guided practice. Go to page 171 Concept Check A.

11 Now for something totally different… Next up, independent practice…


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