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Table of Contents

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Introduction

 

Part 1: Words You Have to Memorize

1

Building Blocks

 

Prepositions

2

Prepositions (1)

3

Identify the Preposition (1)

4

Identify the Preposition (2)

5

Identify the Preposition (3)

6

Identify the Preposition (4)

7

Identify the Preposition (5)

8

Identify the Preposition (6)

9

Identify the Preposition (7)

10

Identify the Preposition (8)

11

Identify the Preposition (9)

12

Identify the Preposition (10)

 

Conjunctions

13

Conjunctions

14

Identify the Glue Word (1)

15

Identify the Glue Word (2)

16

Identify the Glue Word (3)

17

Identify the Glue Word (4)

18

Identify the Glue Word (5)

19

Identify the Glue Word (6)

20

Identify the Glue Word (7)

21

Identify the Glue Word (8)

22

Identify the Glue Word (9)

23

Identify the Glue Word (10)

24

Congratulations!

 

Part 2: Understanding the English Sentence

 

The 5 Basic Clause Patterns

25

Complete Sentences

26

More Building Blocks

27

Simplifying Sentences

28

Possessives

29

What is a clause?

30

Identifying the Subject

31

Subject or Predicate?

32

Five Basic Clause Patterns

33

Legend

34

Equative Clauses

35

Intransitive Clauses

36

Clause Patterns 1-2

37

Transitive Clauses

38

Clause Patterns 1–3

39

Ditransitive Clauses

40

Clause Patterns 1–4

41

There / It

42

Pronouns

43

It

44

Dummy Subjects

45

Clause Patterns 1–5

46

Clause Patterns 1–5 (Review)

47

Simplifying Sentences (Overview)

48

Helping Words

49

Adjectives

50

Adverbs

51

Simplifying Sentences with Helping Words, Adjectives, and Adverbs

52

Prepositions (Review)

53

Prepositional Phrases

54

Simplifying Sentences with Prepositional Phrases

55

Find the Base Clause (1)

56

Find the Base Clause (2)

57

Find the Base Clause (3)

58

Find the Base Clause (4)

59

Find the Base Clause (5)

60

Find the Base Clause (6)

61

Find the Base Clause (7)

62

Find the Base Clause (8)

63

Find the Base Clause (9)

64

Find the Base Clause (10)

65

Grammar Challenge (1)

66

Continuous Tense (1)

67

Continuous Tense (2)

68

Continuous Tense (3)

69

Continuous Tense (4)

70

Simplifying Sentences with -ing Verbs

71

Continuous Tense (Review)

72

More Practice with the Continuous Tense

73

Compound Elements

74

More Practice with Compound Elements

75

Challenge Questions (2)

76

Complete Sentences (2)

77

Congratulations!

 

The 5 Types of Sentences

78

Compound Sentences

79

Fanboys

80

Forming Compound Sentences

81

Compounds with Semicolons

82

Patterns with Semicolons

83

Practice with Semicolons: Contrast

84

Practice with Semicolons: Explain

85

Glue Words (Again)

86

Super Glue Words

87

Triple Compounds

88

Run-on Sentences

89

Long Compound Sentences

90

Write a Long Compound Sentence

91

Veni, Vidi, Vici

92

Breaking the Rules (1)

93

Breaking the Rules (2)

94

Breaking the Rules (3)

95

Nitpicky Grammarian

96

Starting a Sentence with a Fanboy

97

Compound What?

98

Compound Predicates

99

Implied Subjects (1)

100

Implied Subjects (2)

101

Hybrid Sentences (1)

102

Hybrid Sentences (2)

103

Simple, Compound, or Hybrid?

104

Punctuating Compounds and Hybrids

105

Hybrid to Compound

106

Compound to Hybrid

107

Write 5 Hybrid Sentences

108

Glue Words (Review)

109

Super Glue Words (Review)

110

Prefixes: Co- and Sub-

111

Clause Levels

112

Subordinate Clauses

113

Subordinating Conjunctions

114

Subordinate Clause or Prepositional Phrase (1)

115

Subordinate Clause or Prepositional Phrase (2)

116

Subordinate Clause or Prepositional Phrase (3)

117

Complex Sentences (1)

118

Complex Sentences (2)

119

Complex Sentences (2)

120

Complex Sentences (4)

121

Complex Sentences (5)

122

Complex Sentences (6)

123

Because

124

Punctuating Complex Sentences

125

Compound-Complex Sentences

126

5 Types of Sentences

127

Sentence Patterns 1–5 (The Whole Enchilada)

 

The 6 Basic Phrase Patterns

128

Introduction to Phrases

129

Prepositions (Review)

130

Prepositional Phrases (Review 1)

131

Prepositional Phrases (Review 2)

132

Starting a Sentence with a Prepositional Phrase

133

Ending a Sentence with a Preposition

134

 

135

 

 

G28

Starting a Sentence with a Prepositional Phrase

 

G31

Ending a Sentence with a Preposition

Left out, revisit

Grammar

Introduction to Phrases

Teacher Notes:

Answer the questions.

 

G50a

Grammar

Optional Review: Prepositions

Teacher Notes:

Review of two lessons (Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases). And Links to two optional quizzes:

  • Identify the preposition
  • Identify the object of the preposition

 

G51a

G51b

Grammar

Review: Prepositional Phrases

Teacher Notes:

Identify the underlined words:

  • main clause
  • prepositional phrase

 

G52

Grammar

Clause Patterns (2)

Identify the the base clause.

  • equative
  • intransitive
  • transitive
  • ditransitive
  • dummy subject

 

G60a

Grammar

Simplifying Sentences with Prepositional Phrases (2)

Find the base clause.

  • equative
  • intransitive
  • transitive
  • ditransitive
  • dummy subject

Sentences with prepositional phrases only.

 

G60b

Grammar

Appositive Phrases

Identify the underlined phrase.

  • prepositional
  • appositive
  • gerund
  • participial
  • absolute
  • infinitive

 

G61a

Grammar

Simplifying Sentences with Appositive Phrases

Find the base clause.

  • equative
  • intransitive
  • transitive
  • ditransitive
  • dummy subject

(Sentences with phrases 1–2)

 

G61b

Grammar

Clause Patterns (3)

Identify the the base clause.

  • equative
  • intransitive
  • transitive
  • ditransitive
  • dummy subject

 

G61c

Grammar

Participial Adjectives

Identify the underlined word.

  • present participle
  • past participle

 

G61f

Grammar

Continuous Tense (1)

Identify the underlined word(s)

  • adjective
  • verb

 

G61g

Grammar

Continuous Tense (2)

Determine the function of the present participle within the sentence.

  • adjective
  • part 2 of the verb

 

G61h

Grammar

Continuous Tense (3)

Identify the function of the underlined word.

  • linking verb (=)
  • helping word

 

G61i

Grammar

Continuous Tense (4)

Find the base clause.

  • equative
  • intransitive

These two patterns only.

 

G61j

Grammar

Simplifying Sentences with -ing Verbs

Find the base clause.

  • equative
  • intransitive
  • transitive
  • ditransitive
  • dummy subject

Sentences selected from:

  • -ing verbs as adjectives
  • -ing verbs continuous

 

G63b

Grammar

Gerund Phrases

Identify the underlined phrase.

  • prepositional
  • appositive
  • gerund
  • participial
  • absolute
  • infinitive

 

G63a

 

Simplifying Sentences with Gerund Phrases

Find the base clause.

  • equative
  • intransitive
  • transitive
  • ditransitive
  • dummy subject

Sentences with Phrases 1–3

 

 

 

Present Participial Phrases

Phrases 1–4a

 

 

Past Participial Phrases

Present or Past Participial?

 

 

Simplifying Sentences with Participial Phrases

Phrases 1–4 (Base Clause)

 

 

Absolute Phrases

Participial or Absolute Phrase?

 

 

Absolute Phrases (Review)

Phrases 1–5

 

 

Simplifying Sentences with Absolute Phrases

Phrases 1–5 (Base Clause)

 

 

Infinitive Phrases

Prepositional or Infinitive?

 

 

Infinitive Phrases (Review)

Phrases 1–6

 

 

Simplifying Sentences with Infinitive Phrases

Phrases 1–6 (Base Clause)

 

 

5 Types of Sentences

Simple, Compound, Hybrid, Complex, or Compound Complex

 

 

 

6 Types of Phrases

Phrases 1–6 (Final Review)

 

 

Clauses 1–5 (Review)

Base Clause (Phrases 1–6) Final Review

 

 

Adverb Clauses (ID the Base Clause)

 

 

Simple, Compound, Hybrid, Complex, Compound-Complex

 

 

ID the Base Clause of Complex Sentences