group of words that act as on part of speech; no subject and verb
the prep. plus the object and all modifiers; act as either an adj. or adv.
phrase modifying a noun or pronoun
phrase modifying an adj. verb or adv.
verb thats not acting like a verb
a verb form that is used as an adj. (will always modify a noun or pronoun) ends in "ing" "d" "ed" or can be irregular
a verb form always ending in "ing" that is used as a noun (subject, direct object, indirect object, object of the prep., and a predicate nominative)
a verb form that can be used as a noun, adj. or adv. usually begins with "to"
a word group that does contain a subject and a verb and that is used as a sentence or part of a sentence
clause that expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself as a complete sentence
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand by itself as a complete sentence
refers to the kinds and number of clauses a sentence contains
contains one independent clause and no subordinate clauses
contains 2 or more independent clauses and no subordinate clauses
a complex sentence contains 1 independent clause and at least one subordinae clause
made up of 2 or more independent clauses and at least one subordinate clause