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Basic Parts of a Sentence You should already know most of this, too. Pg. 38-53 (Courtesy of Frasier and Niles)
Subjects and Predicates Simple Subject: the key word(s) that tell who or what the sentence is about. Complete Subject: the simple subject plus any words that modify it. Simple Predicate: verb or verb phrase that tells about the subject Complete Predicate: simple predicate and any words that modify it.
Examples Kelsey Grammar starred in the TV show Frasier. simple subject simple predicate Dr. Frasier Crane, a radio host and psychiatrist, has a brother named Dr. Niles Crane. complete subjectverb complete predicate
Compound Sentence Parts Just so you know, you can have a compound subject or a compound predicate by inserting another subject or verb and connecting it with a FANBOYS. What are the FANBOYS? Ex.: Frasier and Niles fret and complain about every little things.
Kinds of Sentences Declarative: Makes a statement. –Ex. Frasier is one of my favorite TV shows. Interrogative: Asks a question. –Ex. Why is Frasier such a good show? Imperative: Gives a command. –Ex. Listen up. Exclamatory: Expresses a strong feeling. –Ex. Frasier and Niles are hilarious!
Ah…Good Stuff This is Daphne; Niles secretly loves her.
Ah…More Good Stuff This is Eddie, Frasier’s dad’s dog.
Complements Compliment: a phrase used to show the recognition of achievement or status of someone else. Complement: something that completes or makes perfect Complement in Grammar: word(s) that completes the meaning of a verb.
Subject Complements…aka Predicate Adjective and Predicate Nominatives Both always follow a linking verb…what’s a linking verb? Predicate Adjective: an adjective in the predicate, that follows a linking verb, that modifies the subject. Predicate Nominative: a noun in the predicate, that follows a linking verb, that renames or identifies the subject.
Identify the Examples Frasier looks haughty. Niles is germaphobic. Martin, also known as Marty, is Frasier’s and Niles’ father. Daphne is Marty’s live in physical therapist.
Objects of Verbs Direct Object: thing (or person) that receives the action –Ex. Niles secretly loves Daphnie. Indirect Object: to whom, or for whom the action is done. Always comes between the verb and the direct object. –Ex. Niles even buys Daphnie presents.
Objective Complements Word(s) that follows a direct object that renames or describes that object. –Ex. Marty named his dog Eddie.
Identify the Examples Niles dusts off chairs before he sits in them. On the radio, Frasier gives callers advice. No one could ever call Frasier uncool.