Saturday, January 30, 2021

Quiz for Lessons 116- 120 - Parts of the Sentence - Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

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Instructions: Tell whether the verbs in the following sentences are transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete.

1. We started our new lessons today.

2. The game started at noon.

3. Mr. Paul is our math teacher.

4. The dog slept in the sun.

5. The cat chased our dog around the barn.

6. Ann prepared the fruit for the salad.

7. The relish tray was done by the two sisters.

8. The meal is now complete.

9. The man opened the car door for his wife.

10. There were many guests at the party.


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Answers:

1. We started our new lessons today.
    - transitive active (lessons is a direct object)

2. The game started at noon.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of the action)

3. Mr. Paul is our math teacher.
    - intransitive linking (teacher is a predicate nominative)

4. The dog slept in the sun.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of the action)

5. The cat chased our dog around the barn.
    - transitive active (dog is a direct object)

6. Ann prepared the fruit for the salad.
    - transitive active (fruit is a direct object)

7. The relish tray was done by the two sisters.
    - transitive passive (passive voice, tray receives the action, sisters are the doers)

8. The meal is now complete.
    - intransitive linking (complete is a predicate nominative)

9. The man opened the car door for his wife.
    - transitive active (door is a direct object)

10. There were many guests at the party.
      - intransitive complete (no receiver of action, no predicate nominative or adjective)


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Friday, January 29, 2021

Lesson 120 - Parts of the Sentence - Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

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Transitive verbs are verbs that have subjects or objects that receive the action. They are either active voice or passive voice.  
 
Transitive active verbs are the verbs in sentences with a direct object. The subject is the doer and the direct object is the receiver of the action.
 
Example: 
The boy kicked the ball 
 
Transitive passive verbs have the subject receiving the action with the doer in a prepositional phrase or omitted in the sentence. The verb in the transitive passive voice always has is, am, are, was, were, be, being, or been as an auxiliary or helping verb.
 
Examples: 
The ball was kicked by the boy
The ball was kicked hard.


Intransitive verbs have no receiver of the action. They are classified as intransitive complete or intransitive linking. 
 
Intransitive linking are sentences with a predicate nominative or predicate adjective
 
Examples: 
The girl is Mary. (predicate nominative) 
The girl is cute. (predicate adjective) 
 
Intransitive complete are all the verbs that don't fit one of the other kinds of transitive or intransitive verbs. 
 
Examples: 
The bell rang suddenly. 
The girl knitted all evening. (There is no receiver of the action.) 
They were here. (no action or predicate nominative or predicate adjective)
 

Instructions: Tell whether the verbs in the following sentences are transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete.

1. The radio was my favorite gift at Christmas.

2. Jay will be the winner of the most games.

3. The meal tasted wonderful to everyone.

4. The furniture should be early American style for this room.

5. Gomer Pyle's favorite expression was "Golly!".


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Answers:

1. The radio was my favorite gift at Christmas.
    - intransitive linking (gift is a predicate nominative)

2. Jay will be the winner of the most games.
    - intransitive linking (winner is a predicate nominative)

3. The meal tasted wonderful to everyone.
    - intransitive linking (wonderful is a predicate nominative)

4. The furniture should be early American style for this room.
    - intransitive linking (style is a predicate nominative)

5. Gomer Pyle's favorite expression was "Golly!".
    - intransitive linking (Golly is a predicate nominative)


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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Lesson 119 - Parts of the Sentence - Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

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Transitive verbs are verbs that have subjects or objects that receive the action. They are either active voice or passive voice.  
 
Transitive active verbs are the verbs in sentences with a direct object. The subject is the doer and the direct object is the receiver of the action.
 
Example: 
The boy kicked the ball 
 
Transitive passive verbs have the subject receiving the action with the doer in a prepositional phrase or omitted in the sentence. The verb in the transitive passive voice always has is, am, are, was, were, be, being, or been as an auxiliary or helping verb.
 
Examples: 
The ball was kicked by the boy
The ball was kicked hard.


Intransitive verbs have no receiver of the action. They are classified as intransitive complete or intransitive linking. 
 
Intransitive linking are sentences with a predicate nominative or predicate adjective
 
Examples: 
The girl is Mary. (predicate nominative) 
The girl is cute. (predicate adjective) 
 
Intransitive complete are all the verbs that don't fit one of the other kinds of transitive or intransitive verbs. 
 
Examples: 
The bell rang suddenly. 
The girl knitted all evening. (There is no receiver of the action.) 
They were here. (no action or predicate nominative or predicate adjective)
 

Instructions: Tell whether the verbs in the following sentences are transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete.

1. Mother looked for her lost shoes.

2. The sea waves lapped at the levy.

3. There are many desserts for the party.

4. Rebecca hunted for her baby sister.

5. Duty calls.


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Answers:

1. Mother looked for her lost shoes.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of action)

2. The sea waves lapped at the levy.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of action)

3. There are many desserts for the party.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of action, no predicate nominative or adjective)

4. Rebecca hunted for her baby sister.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of action)

5. Duty calls.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of action)


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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Lesson 118 - Parts of the Sentence - Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

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Transitive verbs are verbs that have subjects or objects that receive the action. They are either active voice or passive voice.  
 
Transitive active verbs are the verbs in sentences with a direct object. The subject is the doer and the direct object is the receiver of the action.
 
Example: 
The boy kicked the ball 
 
Transitive passive verbs have the subject receiving the action with the doer in a prepositional phrase or omitted in the sentence. The verb in the transitive passive voice always has is, am, are, was, were, be, being, or been as an auxiliary or helping verb.
 
Examples: 
The ball was kicked by the boy
The ball was kicked hard.


Intransitive verbs have no receiver of the action. They are classified as intransitive complete or intransitive linking. 
 
Intransitive linking are sentences with a predicate nominative or predicate adjective
 
Examples: 
The girl is Mary. (predicate nominative) 
The girl is cute. (predicate adjective) 
 
Intransitive complete are all the verbs that don't fit one of the other kinds of transitive or intransitive verbs. 
 
Examples: 
The bell rang suddenly. 
The girl knitted all evening. (There is no receiver of the action.) 
They were here. (no action or predicate nominative or predicate adjective)
 

Instructions: Tell whether the verbs in the following sentences are transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete.

1. Yesterday Grandma was hit by a car.

2. My former classmates were seen at the reunion.

3. The lamp for the study was broken on the way home.

4. At camp taps had been blown every night.

5. The dirty clothes will be sent to be cleaned.


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Answers:

1. Yesterday Grandma was hit by a car.
    - transitive passive (passive voice, Grandma receives the action, car is the doer)

2. My former classmates were seen at the reunion.
    - transitive passive (passive voice, classmates receives the action, doer omitted)

3. The lamp for the study was broken on the way home.
    - transitive passive (passive voice, lamp receives the action, doer omitted)

4. At camp taps had been blown every night.
    - transitive passive (passive voice, taps receives the action, doer omitted)

5. The dirty clothes will be sent to be cleaned.
    - transitive passive (passive voice, clothes receives the action, doer omitted)


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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Lesson 117 - Parts of the Sentence - Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

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Transitive verbs are verbs that have subjects or objects that receive the action. They are either active voice or passive voice.  
 
Transitive active verbs are the verbs in sentences with a direct object. The subject is the doer and the direct object is the receiver of the action.
 
Example: 
The boy kicked the ball 
 
Transitive passive verbs have the subject receiving the action with the doer in a prepositional phrase or omitted in the sentence. The verb in the transitive passive voice always has is, am, are, was, were, be, being, or been as an auxiliary or helping verb.
 
Examples: 
The ball was kicked by the boy
The ball was kicked hard.


Intransitive verbs have no receiver of the action. They are classified as intransitive complete or intransitive linking. 
 
Intransitive linking are sentences with a predicate nominative or predicate adjective
 
Examples: 
The girl is Mary. (predicate nominative) 
The girl is cute. (predicate adjective) 
 
Intransitive complete are all the verbs that don't fit one of the other kinds of transitive or intransitive verbs. 
 
Examples: 
The bell rang suddenly. 
The girl knitted all evening. (There is no receiver of the action.) 
They were here. (no action or predicate nominative or predicate adjective)
 

Instructions: Tell whether the verbs in the following sentences are transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete.

1. The hikers reached the mountain by nightfall.

2. They prepared their own meals that night.

3. Last week the family painted the house.

4. Jane spent her vacation in the Grand Tetons.

5. The apricot tree spread its branches over the fence.


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Answers:

1. The hikers reached the mountain by nightfall.
    - transitive active (mountain receives action and is the direct object)

2. They prepared their own meals that night.
    - transitive active (meals receives action and is the direct object)

3. Last week the family painted the house.
    - transitive active (house receives action and is the direct object)

4. Jane spent her vacation in the Grand Tetons.
    - transitive active (vacation receives action and is the direct object)

5. The apricot tree spread its branches over the fence.
    - transitive active (branches receives action and is the direct object)


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Monday, January 25, 2021

Lesson 116 - Parts of the Sentence - Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

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Transitive verbs are verbs that have subjects or objects that receive the action. They are either active voice or passive voice.  
 
Transitive active verbs are the verbs in sentences with a direct object. The subject is the doer and the direct object is the receiver of the action.
 
Example: 
The boy kicked the ball 
 
Transitive passive verbs have the subject receiving the action with the doer in a prepositional phrase or omitted in the sentence. The verb in the transitive passive voice always has is, am, are, was, were, be, being, or been as an auxiliary or helping verb.
 
Examples: 
The ball was kicked by the boy
The ball was kicked hard.


Intransitive verbs have no receiver of the action. They are classified as intransitive complete or intransitive linking. 
 
Intransitive linking are sentences with a predicate nominative or predicate adjective
 
Examples: 
The girl is Mary. (predicate nominative) 
The girl is cute. (predicate adjective) 
 
Intransitive complete are all the verbs that don't fit one of the other kinds of transitive or intransitive verbs. 
 
Examples: 
The bell rang suddenly. 
The girl knitted all evening. (There is no receiver of the action.) 
They were here. (no action or predicate nominative or predicate adjective)
 

Instructions: Tell whether the verbs in the following sentences are transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive linking, or intransitive complete.

1. The stadium roared with the cheers of the fans.

2. Bill was the captain of the ship.

3. A new dress will be needed for the dance.

4. Did Rulon forget his new title?

5. Chris has a new digital camera!


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Answers:

1. The stadium roared with the cheers of the fans.
    - intransitive complete (no receiver of the action)

2. Bill was the captain of the ship.
    - intransitive linking (captain - predicate nominative)

3. A new dress will be needed for the dance.
    - transitive passive (passive voice, dress receives the action, doer omitted)

4. Did Rulon forget his new title?
    - transitive active (title receives the action and is the direct object)

5. Chris has a new digital camera!
    - transitive active (camera receives the action and is the direct object)


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