Presentation on theme: "Parts of Speech Prepositions. Basic Definition A preposition shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words or phrases Ex: The sounds of."— Presentation transcript:
Basic Definition A preposition shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words or phrases Ex: The sounds of a band filled the room.
Prepositional Phrases Each preposition begins a phrase Phrases always end with a noun These nouns are called the object of the preposition. Ex: Musicians traveled to other large cities
You Just Gotta Know ‘Em Commonly used prepositions: About, before, during, off, toward, Above, behind, except, on, under Across, below, for, onto, underneath After, beneath, from, out, until Against, beside, in, outside, up Along, between, inside, over, upon Among, beyond, into, since, with Around, b y, like, through, within As, despite, near, throughout, without At, down, of, to
Compound Prepositions More than one word According to, by means of, in place of Aside from, in addition to, in spite of Because of, in front of, prior to
Any questions? Turn to page 25 Homework: Page 586 (Preps) 1-5 and remember to study for your Vocab Quiz tomorrow!