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Middlebury College Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research

Middlebury College Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research

Middlebury College Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research On-line Grammar Workshop for Peer Writing Tutors Topic: Dangling Participles May, 2007 Mary Ellen Bertolini Why care about grammar rules?

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The Participle and the Participle Phrase

The Participle and the Participle Phrase

The Participle and the Participle Phrase. Verbals and Verbal Phrases. A VERBAL is a word that is formed from a verb but is used as a noun, an adjective or an adverb. There are 3 types of verbals The participle The gerund The infinitive. The Participle.

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Present Progressive

Present Progressive

Present Progressive . Grammar essential #42. Present Progressive. What is it? It is used when action is happening in the present. Present progressive has a formula Formula: estar (present tense) + present participle. Making present participle.

By parker
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EfS Grammar I: Two Present Tenses – Simple and Continuous

EfS Grammar I: Two Present Tenses – Simple and Continuous

EfS Grammar I: Two Present Tenses – Simple and Continuous. Explaining how things work and describing what is happening. Simple - Affirmative. I you he/she/it we they. to be am are is are are. to have got have got have got has got have got have got. to work work work works work

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“Dulce et Decorum Est”

“Dulce et Decorum Est”

“Dulce et Decorum Est”. By Wilfred Owen. Critical Evaluation. My subject is War and the Pity of War. The Poetry is in the Pity” - Owen. By analysing the poetic techniques of this poem – “Dulce et Decorum Est” – show how Owen uses the poetry to convey the pity. Introduction.

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Past Participles

Past Participles

Past Participles. You may click on the speaker icon to listen to an audio presentation of this power point in addition to viewing the slide presentation. Past Participles. Regular Past Participles end in –ed Wanted Needed Saved Carried

By elsu
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Class 10 Grammar

Class 10 Grammar

Class 10 Grammar. Fall 2005. What you will need to know for the quiz:. Clauses. Phrases. Irregular Verbs: to lie vs. to lay. Need to review? • Four kinds of sentences • Four kinds of complements . Home. Review. Kinds of Sentences. Complements. Home. Four Kinds of Sentences.

By lawson
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What is a phrase?

What is a phrase?

What is a phrase? . Chapter 14 p. 440. PHRASE. A phrase is 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. Example Could have been [no subject] Instead of Debra and him [no subject or verb]

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Verbals

Verbals

Verbals. Participle. A participle is a verb form that is used as an adjective. I’m having an identity crisis. Verb. Examples: The rapidly developing storm kept small boats in port. The pleased student smiled at the teacher. Present Participles.

By paiva
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Chapter 37 grammar

Chapter 37 grammar

Chapter 37 grammar. Ablative Absolutes. What is an Ablative Absolute?. An ablative absolute is a time construction This is unique to Latin and not used in English There are two items included in an Ablative Absolute A noun in the Ablative A participle in the Ablative. Perfect Participles.

By sylvia
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Understanding Verbs: Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives

Understanding Verbs: Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives

Understanding Verbs: Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives. VERBALS. A verbal is a verb that functions as some other part of speech in a sentence. In the English language, there are three basic types of verbals : Gerunds Participles Infinitives.

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Participial & Gerund Phrases

Participial & Gerund Phrases

Participial & Gerund Phrases. English I PreAP. Participles & Participial Phrases. A participle is a verb “ functioning” like an adjective A participial phrase begins with a participle and the words that follow Present participles end in “- ing ” Past participles end in “- ed ”

By sitara
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Using Participial Phrases to add sentence variety

Using Participial Phrases to add sentence variety

Using Participial Phrases to add sentence variety. Let’s review some basic grammar terms. There are two kinds of participles: Present participles are formed by adding – ing to a verb. ( swimming, laughing, jogging, thinking , etc.)

By wattan
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Advanced Writing Rules

Advanced Writing Rules

Advanced Writing Rules. You Should Already Know. You Should Already Know. Where Commas Belong. You Should Already Know. Where Commas Belong a. In a list John, Mary, and Sherlock went to Baker Street. You Should Already Know. Where Commas Belong a. In a list

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SAT Writing Section

SAT Writing Section

SAT Writing Section. Multiple Choice & Essay. Nuts and Bolts. Essay- first draft response to a given prompt; the goal is to assess your ability to develop and express ideas. Develop a point of view, presents ideas logically and clearly, and uses precise language.

By niel
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Verbal Phrases: Participle Phrases

Verbal Phrases: Participle Phrases

Verbal Phrases: Participle Phrases. Participle: a form of a verb, acting as an adjective. Verbal Phrases. When a verb functions as another part of speech such as a noun, adjective, or adverb , it is called a verbal . What is this word’s function in the sentence?.

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What are finite and non-finite verbs?

What are finite and non-finite verbs?

Grammar Toolkit. Finite and non-finite verbs. What are finite and non-finite verbs?. Grammar Toolkit. Finite and non-finite verbs. Verbs have different forms because an action — such as dancing — can be described in different ways. Zeke is dancing . Zeke dances . Zeke danced .

By ciara
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Gerunds

Gerunds

Gerunds. Recognize a gerund when you see one. Every gerund, without exception, ends in ing . Gerunds are not, however, all that easy to identify. The problem is that all present participles also end in ing . What is the difference?

By jaimie
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BE CAREFUL OF PRESENT PARTICIPLES

BE CAREFUL OF PRESENT PARTICIPLES

BE CAREFUL OF PRESENT PARTICIPLES. - Skill 4 -. Present participle . Present Participle is the - ing form of the verb . Talking Playing Fixing Looking Standing. Present participle .

By bambi
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Grammar Review

Grammar Review

Grammar Review. THERE ARE MANY THING ABOUT GRAMMAR THAT CAN MAKE YOU CRAZY!!! This is the most important stuff…. Parts of Speech. ALWAYS CONSIDER THE WAY THE WORD IS USED IN THE SENTENCE! I am going to fly to Chicago. (infinitive) Birds fly . (verb)

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