Saturday, June 10, 2017

Quiz for Lessons 196 - 200 - Parts of the Sentence - Review

Instructions: Using all the knowledge learned in the previous lessons, find the verb (v), subjects (subj), predicate nominatives (pn), direct objects (do), appositives (app), nouns of address (na), adjectives (adj), predicate adjectives (pa), adverbs (adv), prepositions (prep), objects of the preposition (op), prepositional phrases (p ph), indirect objects (io), and objective complements (oc) in the following sentences.

1. The hostess served her special guests a delicious meal.

2. Many young boys carry charms in their pockets for good luck.

3. The sunlight made the apple red.

4. Harry, was that man the owner of the winning horse?

5. Reinforced concrete is famous for its strength.

6. The happy parents named their new daughter Joy.

7. Aunt Fern offered her children a part of the business.


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Answers:

1. served = v; hostess = subj; meal = do; guests = io; the = adj modifying hostess; her/special = adj modifying guests; a/delicious = adj modifying meal

2. carry = v; boys = subj; charms = do; many/young = adj modifying boys; in their pockets/for good luck = p ph modifying carry; in/for = prep; pockets/luck = op; their = adj modifying pockets; good = adj modifying luck

3. made = v; sunlight = subj; apple = do; red = oc; the = adj modifying sunlight; the = adj modifying apple

4. was = v; man = subj; owner = pn; Harry = na; that = adj modifying man; the = adj modifying owner; of the winning horse = p ph modifying owner; of = prep; horse = op; the/winning = adj modifying horse

5. is = v; concrete = subj; famous = pa; reinforced = adj modifying concrete; for its strength = p ph modifying famous; for = prep; strength = op; its = adj modifying strength

6. named = v; parents = subj; daughter = do; Joy = oc; the/happy = adj modifying parents; their/new = adj modifying daughter

7. offered = v; Aunt Fern = subj; part = do; children = io; her = adj modifying children; a = adj modifying part; of the business = p ph modifying part; of = prep; business = op; the = adj modifying business

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Lesson 200 - Parts of the Sentence - Objective Complement

Instructions: Using all the knowledge learned in the previous lessons, find the verb (v), subjects (subj), predicate nominatives (pn), direct objects (do), appositives (app), nouns of address (na), adjectives (adj), predicate adjectives (pa), adverbs (adv), prepositions (prep), objects of the preposition (op), prepositional phrases (p ph), indirect objects (io), and objective complements (oc) in the following sentences.

1. Mother gave me an Inca necklace for Christmas.

2. The town council named the old building condemned.

3. The sad news drove the man insane.

4. The plumber had always brought his tools with him before.

5. Have the dirty clothes been washed yet?


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Answers:

1. gave = v; Mother = subj; necklace = do; me = io modifying gave; an/Inca = adj modifying necklace; for Christmas = p ph modifying gave; for = prep; Christmas = op

2. named = v; council = subj; building = do; condemned = oc; the/town = adj modifying council; the/old = adj modifying building

3. drove = v; news = subj; man = do; insane = oc; the/sad = adj modifying news; the = adj modifying man

4. had brought = v; plumber = subj; tools = do; the = adj modifying plumber; his = adj modifying tools; always/before = adv modifying had brought; with him = p ph modifying had brought; with = prep; him = op

5. have been washed = v; clothes = subj; the/dirty = adj modifying clothes; yet = adv modifying have been washed

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Lesson 199 - Parts of the Sentence - Objective Complement

Instructions: Using all the knowledge learned in the previous lessons, find the verb (v), subjects (subj), predicate nominatives (pn), direct objects (do), appositives (app), nouns of address (na), adjectives (adj), predicate adjectives (pa), adverbs (adv), prepositions (prep), objects of the preposition (op), prepositional phrases (p ph), indirect objects (io), and objective complements (oc) in the following sentences.

1. In my English paper yesterday, the teacher found four errors.

2. The children call their two dogs Mutt and Jeff.

3. The rich husband bought his wife a fur coat.

4. After many years of study, Fred became an excellent dentist.

5. The Presidential candidate made the Marriott Hotel his headquarters.


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Answers:

1. found = v; teacher = subj; errors = do; the = adj modifying teacher; four = adj modifying errors; yesterday = adv modifying found; in my English paper = p ph modifying found; in = prep; paper = op; my/English = adj modifying paper

2. call = v; children = subj; dogs = do; the = adj modifying children; their/two = adj modifying dogs; Mutt/Jeff = oc

3. bought = v; husband = subj; coat = do; wife = io; the/rich = adj modifying husband; his = adj modifying wife; a/fur = adj modifying coat

4. became = v; Fred = subj; dentist = pn; an/excellent = adj modifying dentist; after many years modifying became/of study modifying years = p ph; after/of = prep; years/study = op; many = adj modifying years

5. made = v; candidate = subj; Marriott Hotel = do; headquarters = oc; the/Presidential = adj modifying candidate; the = adj modifying Marriott Hotel; his = adj modifying headquarters

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Lesson 198 - Parts of the Sentence - Objective Complement

An objective complement can be a noun or an adjective which follows the direct object renaming or modifying it. It is used with verbs like make, name, call, choose, elect, and appoint. It is not set off with commas as an appositive is. Example: I call my dog Badger.


A verb that has an objective complement in the active voice may in the passive voice have a predicate nominative or a predicate adjective. Examples: My dog is called Badger by me. I consider my dog smart. My dog is considered smart by me.

Instructions: Find the objective complements in the following sentences and tell whether they are nouns or adjectives.

1. NASA found the astronauts healthy and cheerful.

2. Special circumstances can make ordinary people heroes.

3. The group appointed the new member secretary.

4. We have always considered you capable of great things.

5. The minister pronounced the young couple man and wife.


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Answers:

1. healthy/cheerful - adjectives

2. heroes - noun

3. secretary - noun

4. capable - adjective

5. man/wife - noun

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Lesson 197 - Parts of the Sentence - Objective Complement

An objective complement can be a noun or an adjective which follows the direct object renaming or modifying it. It is used with verbs like make, name, call, choose, elect, and appoint. It is not set off with commas as an appositive is. Example: I call my dog Badger.

A verb that has an objective complement in the active voice may in the passive voice have a predicate nominative or a predicate adjective. Examples: My dog is called Badger by me. I consider my dog smart. My dog is considered smart by me.

Instructions: Find the objective complements in the following sentences and tell whether they are nouns or adjectives.

1. The man down the lane calls his farm Alfalfa.

2. The sergeant appointed the new recruit leader of the group.

3. Diligent practice can make one a skilled person.

4. Many people named Lincoln the best President.

5. Your irritableness makes everyone moody.


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Answers:

1. Alfalfa - noun

2. leader - noun

3. person - noun

4. President - noun

5. moody - adjective

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Lesson 196 - Parts of the Sentence - Objective Complement

An objective complement can be a noun or an adjective which follows the direct object renaming or modifying it. It is used with verbs like make, name, call, choose, elect, and appoint. It is not set off with commas as an appositive is. Example: I call my dog Badger.

A verb that has an objective complement in the active voice may in the passive voice have a predicate nominative or a predicate adjective. Examples: My dog is called Badger by me. I consider my dog smart. My dog is considered smart by me.

Instructions: Find the objective complements in the following sentences and tell whether they are nouns or adjectives.

1. Have you named Mr. Jones temporary chairman?

2. We called the boy on the horse Jock.

3. The team elected the twins co-captains.

4. The explorers found the old building empty.

5. Our present renters have kept the apartment clean.


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Answers:

1. chairman - noun

2. Jock - noun

3. co-captains - noun

4. empty - adjective

5. clean - adjective

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