ENGL 379

  1. To find the best bakery in San Francisco is one of my summer goals.

    This is an example of?
  2. Road Runner, the speed demon on Looney Tunes, has been enshrined in the Cartoon Hall of Fame.

    This is an example of?
  3. He wondered why people were debating the merits of Kurosawa's "Throne of Blood," generally regarded as one of the most arresting films ever made.

    This is an example of?
    interrogative noun clause
  4. My cousin wants to work in the solar industry.

    This is an example of?
    infinitive phrase
  5. My roommate wrote the play.

    This is an example of?
  6. Rushing to meet the train, she slipped on the platform?

    What is the form & function?
    participial phrase & adjectival
  7. The woman who sells cars for the Toyota dealership won this year's Chamber of Commerce award.

    Restrictive or Nonrestrictive?
  8. The woman, who topped her own sales record, was astonished.

    Restrictive or Nonrestrictive
  9. Because weasels are wild, they should be approached with caution.

    This is an example of?
    adverbial dependent clause
  10. She works near the marina.

    This is an example of?
    adverbial prepositional phrase
  11. The hikers walked single file up the steep trail.

    Form and Function?
    Noun Phrase/Adverbial
  12. what is a clause?
    a structure (ind, dep, adj & noun) with a subject and a verb
  13. what is a phrase?
    a group of related words that does not include a subject and verb
  14. What is an infinitive phrase?
    [to + simple form of the verb]
  15. What is the headword?
    the word within the phrase that determines its grammatical function (and which acts to provide its most general meaning)
  16. What is a participle?
    verbs that end with -ing or -ed
  17. What is a participle phrase?
    A phrase with a participle verb
  18. What is an adverbial?
    structures that modify verbs. They can often be identified as [1] adverbs (word indicating time, place, manner, frequency, duration, cause, or reason), [2] prepositions and prepositional phrases, and [3] sub. conjunctions at the head of these phrases and clauses.
  19. What is an appositive?
    noun or noun phrase that renames the subject
  20. What is an absolute?
    noun phrase -ed or -ing
  21. what are the brush strokes?
    participles, absolutes, appositives, adjectives shifted out of order, and action verbs
  22. What is a coordinating conjunction?
    FANBOYS that connect words, phrases, and clauses
  23. What is transitive verb?
    An action verb that requires a direct object
  24. What is intransitive verb?
    An action verb that does not have direct object
  25. What is direct object?
    receiver of action within a sentence
  26. What is indirect object?
    A noun or pronoun precedes the direct object and tells to whom or for whom the action of the verb is done and who is receiving the direct object
  27. What is adjective?
    A word, phrase, or clause that describes the nouns
  28. What is the subject?
    The part of a sentence or clause that commonly indicates (a) what it is about, or (b) who or what performs the action.
  29. What is predicate?
    The completer of a sentence
  30. What is a preposition?
    word preceding a nominal
  31. What is prepositional phrase?
    preposition + its object
  32. What is gerund?
    -ing verb functioning as a nominal
  33. What is a simple sentence?
    one independent clause
  34. What is compound sentence?
    two independent clauses
  35. What is compound-complex sentence?
    at least 2 independent clauses + 1 or more dependent clause
  36. What is parallel structure?
    coordinate parts of same grammatical form
  37. What is infinitive?
    An infinitive will almost always begin with to followed by the simple form of the verb
  38. What is passive voice?
    Making object of an action (d.o) into the subject of sentence
  39. What are the fanboys?
    For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
  40. What is adjectival?
    modifiers of nouns. There are many forms that do the work of adjectives, a variety of words, phrases, and clauses that add information to nouns.
  41. What are relative clauses?
    essential information to determine the noun or to restrict the meaning of the noun. Usually beings with "that," "who," or "whom."
  42. What are nonrestrictive clauses?
    "extra" or additional information, which is always set off on both sides by commas and is introduced with "Which," "Who," or whom.
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