Parts of Speech - The Preposition
|Preposition||a connecting word that shows the relationship between its object and another word in the sentence.|
|3 Kinds of Prepositions||simple, compound, and phrasal.|
|Simple Prepositions||one-word prepositions.|
|Compound Prepositions||two-word prepositions.|
|Phrasal Prepositions||phrases of three or mor words used as a simple preposition. ie "in spite of", "with respect to", "in compliance with"|
|What does a prepositional Phrase consist of?||preposition, its object, and any modifiers.|
|Uses of prepositional phrases|| 1. adjective or adverb.|
2. modify adjectives, advers, or verbs.
3. modify nouns.
|Adverbial Propositional Phrases||a prepositional phrase that answers answer the questions when, where, how, why, to what extent, and under what conditions.|
|Adjectival Prepositional Phrases||a prepositional phrase that answers the questions which one, what kind, whose, and how many. Usually modifies the noun or prounoun immediately preceeding it.|
|Diagramming the preposition||Prepositions are placed on a diagonal line under the word or words that it modifies. The object of the preposition is then connected to the preposition on the straight line. Any words that modify the object of the preposition are placed either beside (NApp) or under (adverbs, adjectives) the object of the preposition.|
|Parsing the Preposition|| Part of speech|
Object of the preposition
Use of phrase