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Sentence Pattern VI NP – V-int.. Terms to Know Noun Phrase or NP –the noun headword and all its modifiers TEST- The “the” test-Can you put “the” in front.

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1 Sentence Pattern VI NP – V-int.

2 Terms to Know Noun Phrase or NP –the noun headword and all its modifiers TEST- The “the” test-Can you put “the” in front of it? Can you make it plural? Can you make it possessive (add an ‘s) Where is the noun phrase below? Bobby and Susan were under the table.

3 Terms to Know Noun Phrase or NP –the noun headword and all its modifiers TEST- The “the” test-Can you put “the” in front of it? Can you make it plural? Can you make it possessive (add an ‘s) Where is the noun phrase below? Bobby and Susan were under the table.

4 Terms to Know Adverbs-modifiers of the verb Tells when, where, why, how, or how long LY words Adverbial-prepositional phrase acting as an adjective TEST- Does the third slot tell where, when, why, how, or how long? Where is the adverb in the sentence? She ate voraciously, under the table.

5 Terms to Know Adverbs-modifiers of the verb Tells when, where, why, how, or how long LY words Adverbial-prepositional phrase acting as an adjective TEST- Does the third slot tell where, when, why, how, or how long? Where is the adverb in the sentence? She ate voraciously under the table.

6 Terms to Know Adjectives-modifiers of nouns Adjectival-Prepositional phrase acting as an adjective; modifying the NP in the first slot. TEST- The “very” test-can you put very in front of the word and have it make sense? If you think a prep phrase is functioning as an adjectivally, can you substitute one word for the whole phrase? Devin seems intelligent, but appearances are deceiving.

7 Terms to Know Adjectives-modifiers of nouns Adjectival-Prepositional phrase acting as an adjective; modifying the NP in the first slot. TEST- The “very” test-can you put very in front of the word and have it make sense? If you think a prep phrase is functioning as an adjectivally, can you substitute one word for the whole phrase? Devin seems intelligent, but appearances are deceiving.

8 Terms to Know Verb (Traditionally thought of as the action word in the sentence) A word that can be used in present and past tense; it has both an –s form and an –ing form

9 Terms to Know Linking Verbs- Verbs of patterns IV and V, which require a subject complement to be complete. The man with the bulky winter coat in 80 degree weather seems suspicious.

10 Terms to Know Linking Verbs- Verbs of patterns IV and V, which require a subject complement to be complete. The man with the bulky winter coat in 80 degree weather seems suspicious.

11 Intransitive verb Verbs of Pattern VI, most of which require no complement to complete. A verb that does not have a direct object following it…in other words, the verb’s action is not being passed to something else.

12 Intransitive Verb Examples Examples To agree To play To run To eat

13 Intransitive Phrasal Verbs Verb combined with a preposition-like word (known as a particle) together they form an idiom (an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements, as kick the bucket or hang one's head.) Examples

14 Transitive Verbs The batter hit the ball. Transitive verbs are action verbs that have an object to receive that action. In the first sentence above, the direct object ball received the action of the verb hit.

15 Sentence Pattern VI NP – V-int. Sentence pattern VI consists of a noun phrase and an intransitive verb (a verb that does not have a direct object or predicate complement).

16 Transitive vs. Intransitive Test Ask the question “what” or “whom” after the verb? Sharon told a story. Sharon told what? A story Therefore, “told” is acting as a transitive verb

17 Name That Pattern! Even after the break up, Bob and Susan remained friends. Pattern V

18 Name That Pattern! The man in the chicken costume seems suspicious. Pattern IV

19 Name That Pattern! The end is the best part of the movie! Pattern III

20 Name That Pattern! Jerry the cat is lazy. Pattern II

21 Name That Pattern! The awards ceremony was in the auditorium. Pattern I

22 Name That Pattern! I rested beneath the stately elm tree. Pattern VI

23 Name That Pattern! I rested my hand on his shoulder. None; transitive

24 Name That Pattern! At 9 pm, we all turned in. Pattern VI; intransitive phrasal verb.


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