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1 The Sentence Base 2. Subjects & Predicates

2 Subject Names the person, place, thing, or idea the sentence is about.

3 Predicate Tells something about the subject.

4 To express a complete thought, a sentence must have both a subject and a predicate.

5 SubjectPredicate Edouard ManetIs often identified as the first modern painter. Goa, a state in southern India, Was a Portuguese possession until 1962. The space shuttle Endeavour Was named for Captain James Cooks first ship. His concept of justiceIs based on his study of human nature.

6 Complete & Simple Subjects Complete subject: the group of words that names the person, place, thing, or idea the sentence is about. (To find the subject, ask yourself Whom? or What? the sentence is about) Complete subject: the group of words that names the person, place, thing, or idea the sentence is about. (To find the subject, ask yourself Whom? or What? the sentence is about)

7 Example Many historically significant paintings are displayed in the downtown gallery.

8 Example Many historically significant paintings are displayed in the downtown gallery.

9 Example Noted art historian and sculptor Althea Winston has become the gallerys new owner.

10 Example Noted art historian and sculptor Althea Winston has become the gallerys new owner.

11 Simple Subject: the main word within the complete subject. **The simple subject is NEVER part of the prepositional phrase** Simple Subject: the main word within the complete subject. **The simple subject is NEVER part of the prepositional phrase**

12 Complete & Simple Predicates Complete Predicate: a group of words that tells something about the subject **Every sentence needs a predicate** Complete Predicate: a group of words that tells something about the subject **Every sentence needs a predicate**

13 To find the predicate Ask yourself: What is the subject doing? What is being said about the subject? Ask yourself: What is the subject doing? What is being said about the subject?

14 Example Mozart composed several operas, as well as chamber music and a number of symphonies

15 Example Mozart composed several operas, as well as chamber music and a number of symphonies

16 Example His music is almost universally admired.

17 Example His music is almost universally admired.

18 Simple Predicate Simple Predicate: the main word or phrase, or the verb.

19 Example Beethoven conducted the first performance of his Ninth Symphony.

20 Example Beethoven conducted the first performance of his Ninth Symphony.

21 Example He was completely deaf at the same time of the performances.

22 Example He was completely deaf at the same time of the performances.

23 Compound Subjects & Verbs Compound Subject: two or more subjects in one sentence that have the same verb and are joined by a conjunction.

24 Example Jupiter or Mars is often visible at night in this hemisphere.

25 Example Jupiter or Mars is often visible at night in this hemisphere.

26 Example Neptune, Saturn, Jupiter, and Uranus have more than five moons each.

27 Example Neptune, Saturn, Jupiter, and Uranus have more than five moons each.

28 Compound Verb Compound Verb: two or more verbs in one sentence that have the same subject and are joined by a conjunction.

29 Example Satellites circle the earth and send information to receivers around the globe.

30 Example Satellites circle the earth and send information to receivers around the globe.

31 Example Meteorologists collect data from satellites, analyze radar reports, and then predict the weather.

32 Example Meteorologists collect data from satellites, analyze radar reports, and then predict the weather.

33 Compound Subject & Verb Example Earthquakes, hurricanes, volcanoes, and other phenomena can cause damage and take lives.

34 Compound Subject & Verb Example Earthquakes, hurricanes, volcanoes, and other phenomena can cause damage and take lives.


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