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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
Verbals There are three kinds of verbals: Gerunds Infinitives Participles
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?
A Quick Review (Subject) Subject- What the sentence is about. Example: The cow ate grass.
A Quick Review- Predicate Noun Predicate Noun- A word that follows a linking verb and renames the subject. Example: She is my cow.
A Quick Review (Direct Object) Direct Objects- A word that receives the action of the sentence. Example: Fred ate the cow.
A Quick Review (Indirect Object) Indirect Object- A word that tells who or what received the action. Example: Fred gave the cow some water.
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.
Lets look at the book… Lets try some guided practice. Go to page 171 Concept Check A.
Now for something totally different… Next up, independent practice…