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Prepositional Phrases as Adjectives and Adverbs. Unit 13.3. Prepositional Phrases can function as Adjectives Adverbs. What do adjectives describe? . Nouns Pronouns. What do adverbs describe?. Verbs Adjectives Other Adverbs. A prepositional phrase can function as an adjective .

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    1. Prepositional Phrases as Adjectives and Adverbs Unit 13.3

    2. Prepositional Phrases can function as • Adjectives • Adverbs

    3. What do adjectives describe? • Nouns • Pronouns

    4. What do adverbs describe? • Verbs • Adjectives • Other Adverbs

    5. A prepositional phrase can function as an adjective • If it functions as an adjective it is called an adjective phrase. • The fabrics from the Orient were quite beautiful. • What is your prepositional phrase? • From the Orient • What does it describe? • Fabrics (the subject of the sentence)

    6. Prepositional Phrases as Adjectives (continued) • These ancient hangings are tapestries from other lands. • What is your prepositional phrase? • From other lands • What does it describe? • Tapestries (the noun in the predicate)

    7. Prepositional Phrases can function as Adverbs • If it functions as an adverb, it is called an adverb phrase. • The women are weaving on looms. • What is your prepositional phrase? • On looms • What does it describe? • Weaving (on loom describes the verb)

    8. That fabric looks great on you. • What is your prepositional phrase? • On you • What does it modify? • Great (it describes an adjective)

    9. She weaves fabric well for her age. • What is the prepositional phrase? • For her age • What does it describe? • Well (for her age describes the adverb well)

    10. An adverb phrase tells: • When • Where • How an action takes place

    11. Weavers work during the day. • What is the prepositional phrase? • During the day • What does it modify? • Work (verb) • It tells when they worked

    12. They work in shops. • What is the prepositional phrase? • In shops • What does it modify? • Work (it tells where they worked)

    13. Prepositional Phrases can be Adverb Phrases • They work with care. • What is your prepositional phrase? • With care • What does it modify? • Work (it tells how they worked)