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En340 Chapters 2-3 The Ten Sentence Patterns
Transcript of En340 Chapters 2-3 The Ten Sentence Patterns
II. NOUN. Be. ADj.
Subject + Be + Sub. Complement
Bob is sick.
The Cat is green.
III. Noun+Be+NOUn or NP2
Bob is a man.
The Cat is the monster.
is, are, was, were, be,
being, been, am
Bob became sick.
The cat sounds excited.
Bob became a man.
VI Noun + INTransitive VERB
SUB + INtransitive Verb (predicate}
BoB Cries in the house.
ALL ADVTPS ARE OPTIONAL!!!
In the morning, Bob cries in the house on Acton Rd. near the Park of Roses in Clintonville.
THAT'S STILL A PATTERN SIX!
VII Noun+Transitive Verb+ Noun 2
Subject+Transitive Verb+Direct Object
Bob kicks the ball.
The cat eats food.
PATTERN 7 is the most
common pattern in English.
What's the difference between a transitive and intransitive verb?
Transitive--takes an object
Intransitive verb is always followed by
Transitive is followed by
a noun phrase
A. The baby kicks her mother.
B. The baby kicks inside her mother's stomach.
Noun + transitive verb+ Np2 +np3
Subject verb indirect object direct object
Bob gives Cindy a big Hug.
The cat leaves Bob a stinky present.
Noun + Trans. Verb + NP2+Adj
Sub + Verb+D.O+Object Complement
Bob paints the house blue.
Noun + Trans. Verb + NP2+NP3
Sub + Verb+D.O+Object Complement(noun)
We consider Bob a loser.
Bob threw up his lunch.
Never put a comma
between required sentence
The really big painting at the museum, is great. NO!
ROSA CALLED HER BABY.
WHAT TWO PATTERNS COULD IT BE?
what would the pattern of these sentences be?
Kick the pumpkin!
Form=Noun or noun phrase + be verb + adverbial of time or place
Function=Sub+be verb+prep or prepositional phrase
Bob is outside.
The angry cat is in the house.