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Copy of 7 Basic Sentence Patterns

7 Basic Sentence Patterns

Delab Nakahara

on 15 July 2013

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It's called the BRAIN
Parts of the BRAIN
Subject-Linking Verb-Noun
-center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals
- located in the head, usually close to the primary sensory organs
-function is to exert centralized control over the other organs of the body
is here
Examples: Tim IS A secretary.
My relatives ARE obnoxious.
My friend HAS BEEN a jerk.
In this sentence pattern, the verb carries the action over from the subject and across to the receiver.
S-V = Subject-Verb
Frontal Lobe - The frontal lobe is one of four lobes in the cerebral hemisphere. This lobe controls a several elements including creative thought, problem solving, intellect, judgment, behavior, attention, abstract thinking, physical reactions, muscle movements, coordinated movements, smell and personality.
Parietal Lobe - Located in the cerebral hemisphere, this lobe focuses on comprehension. Visual functions, language, reading, internal stimuli, tactile sensation and sensory comprehension will be monitored here.

Sensory Cortex- The sensory cortex, located in the front portion of the parietal lobe, receives information relayed from the spinal cord regarding the position of various body parts and how they are moving. This middle area of the brain can also be used to relay information from the sense of touch, including pain or pressure which is affecting different portions of the body.
Motor Cortex- This helps the brain monitor and control movement throughout the body. It is located in the top, middle portion of the brain.

The part of a sentence containing a verb and that says something about the subject.
-Cerebrum -Cerebellum
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe -Limbic System
Temporal Lobe Amygdala
Occipital Lobe Hippocampus
-Brain Stem

Try out these examples:
Aliens ______.

_____ explode.
We call this kind of verb a TRANSITIVE VERB.
Transitive verbs act as the middle man
between subject and object.
Let's say Bobby kicks a ball.
"Bobby" is the noun, or subject.
"Kicks" is the verb, or what Bobby does.
"The ball" is the OBJECT involved
in the action.

An OBJECT is the
part of the predicate that is
affected by the subject's action.
Example of S-V-O:
Cave people ate rocks.
You try it:

Boys like ____.
Girls hate ____.
Linking verb
A being verb that links
a subject to a predicate.
A sentence in which a subject is renamed by a linking--or being--verb.
Usually (but not always), linking verbs come in the form of be:
is, are, am, was, were, has been...and so on
A word that
a noun
A sentence in which the
adjective renames a
subject via a being verb
This pattern relies on the 5 senses.
This way to examples
The soup tastes ____.
Her eyes were ____.
Subj.-Verb-Indirect Object
-Object (S-V-IO-O)
This pattern often involves
verbs like: give, bring, tend, teach, lend, sell.
Indirect object
Usually a person or living thing,
an INDIRECT OBJECT provides specificity,
or a destination, for the DIRECT OBJECT
We gave the waiter a tip.

We gave A TIP (D.O.)

The WAITER (I.O.) is who we gave the tip.
Subject-Verb-Object-Object Complement (S-V-O-OC)
Object Complement
A word or group of words following a verb that refers to the direct object
Matthew (subject) called (verb) his teacher (direct object) a ____(object complement).
Emma (subject)
made (verb) her friend (direct object) a ____ (Obj. Complement).
In this sentence pattern,
a noun (object complement)
is used to rename a direct object.
Adjective (S-V-O-Adj)
In this sentence pattern, an
adjective renames a direct obj.
Jerry called his classmate lazy.

My words made the stranger

The natives considered bribery
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