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  1. Verbals Notes (Day 1):Participles

  2. What is a verbal? • A verbal is a word that looks like a verb, but does not act like a verb. • A verbal is a part of speech other than a verb (noun, adjective, adverb)

  3. Types of Verbals • Participles • Infinitives • Gerunds

  4. Today’s Verbal: Participles • Look like verbs in the past or present tense, but are actually adjectives. • Adjectives modify nouns and pronouns, so participles modify nouns and pronouns.

  5. Participle Examples: The hunted deer The peeking kid

  6. Types of Participles Past Present • Past participles end in –ed or –en. • Example: The forgottenboy cried until his parents came back. • Forgotten describes boy. • Present participles end in –ing. • The runningjaguar captured its prey. • Running describes jaguar.

  7. Participial phrases • Participles may have multiple words attached to them to help modify a noun. • Strolling slowly, the couple enjoyed their walk in the park. • Hunted for its tusks, elephants are killed with most of their bodies left to rot by poachers.

  8. Summary Questions • What is a verbal? • What part of speech is a participle? • What do participles modify? • What do participial endings look like?