English: Chs 5, 6, & 7

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littleg.ward
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English: Chs 5, 6, & 7
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2013-12-18 18:42:57
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First semester English cha 5, 6, 7
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  1. What is a phrase?
    A GROUP OF RELATED WORDS THAT IS USED AS A SINGLE PART OF SPEECH AND THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN BOTH A VERB AND ITS SUBJECT
  2. A prepositional phrase is ether an ________ phrase, or an ________ phrase.
    • ADVERB
    • ADJECTIVE
  3. Usually when you have 2 prepositional phrases in a row, the first one will be an ________ and the second one will be an ________.
    • ADJECTIVE
    • ADVERB
  4. Always when you have a prepositional phrase at the beginning of your sentence, it will be an ________.
    ADJECTIVE
  5. A participle is a ________ form that can be used as a ________.
    • VERB
    • NOUN
  6. An infinitive is a ________ form that can be used as a ________, an ________, or an ________.
    • VERB
    • NOUN
    • ADJECTIVE
    • ADVERB
  7. Infinitives begin with the word ________.
    TO
  8. An appositive is a ________, or a ________ placed beside another ________ or ________ to identify or describe it.
    • NOUN
    • PRONOUN
    • NOUN
    • PRONOUN
  9. A clause is a word group that contains a ________ and its ________ and that is used as a sentence or part of a sentence.
    • VERB
    • SUBJECT
  10. A(an) ________ clause expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself as a sentence.
    INDEPENDENT
  11. A(n) ________ clause does not express a complete thought and cannot stand by itself as a complete sentence.
    SUBORDINATE
  12. What is another name for a subordinate clause?
    DEPENDENT CLAUSE
  13. What is another name for an independent clause?
    MAIN CLAUSE
  14. What is another name for a flying clause?
    SANTA CLAUS

    HA!
  15. Sentence or incomplete clause?

    My coach chose me to be the team captain.
    SENTENCE
  16. Sentence or incomplete clause?

    Since I am the most experienced player.
    INCOMPLETE
  17. Sentence or incomplete clause?

    If the serve is an ace.
    INCOMPLETE
  18. An adjective clause is introduced by a ________ ________.
    RELATIVE PRONOUN
  19. Adverb clauses begin with a ________ ________.
    SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTION
  20. A simple sentence contains:
    ONE INDEPENDENT CLAUSE AND NO SUBORDINATE CLAUSE
  21. A compound sentence contains:
    TWO OR MORE INDEPENDENT CLAUSES AND NO SUBORDINATE CLAUSES.
  22. A complex sentence contains:
    ONE INDEPENDENT CLAUSE AND AT LEAST ONE SUBORDINATE CLAUSE
  23. A compound-complex sentence contains:
    TWO OR MORE INDEPENDENT CLAUSES AND AT LEAST ONE SUBORDINATE CLAUSE

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