Grammar Review Sentence Structure and Type, Phrases, and Clauses Write the correct answer on your white board; keep a tally of your points.
What type of sentence is this? • There are two kinds of travel. Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
Not long from now, in the Atomic Age, it is easy to imagine travel that will be tremendously fast. Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
These ideas on travel went through the head of a rather nice old professor who was named William Waterman Sherman. Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
It also tells about every kind of known free balloon travel and of a few unknown balloon inventions. Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
When he was sighted and rescued in the middle of the wreckage of twenty balloons in the Atlantic by the Captain of the S.S. Cunningham, en route to New York City, he was immediately put to bed, for he was sick and weary, suffering from cold and shock. Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
This tale of mine shall first be heard in the auditorium of the Western American Explorers’ Club in San Francisco. Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
The reporters were quite disgusted by this, but they made the most of the information in the Captain’s log. Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
The black cloud of ejected material darkened an area with a radius of one hundred and fifty miles from the eruption. Phrase(s) or Clause(s)?
The part about the Pacific Island of Krakatoais true. Phrase(s) or Clause(s)?
The Western American Explorers’ Club, in the city of San Francisco, was honored as it had never been honored before in the first week of October 1883 by being promised to be first to hear the details of an unexplained, extraordinary adventure. Phrase(s) or Clause(s)?
In the middle of all of this flotsam there appeared a large furnace, painted red with gold trim. Phrase(s) or Clause(s)?
What type of phrase, adjective or adverb, is the underlined prepositional phrase? • They made the most of the information in Captain Simon’s log and printed whatever story they could make of it on the front page. Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase
Orders were given to treat Professor Sherman with the normal care given a regular passenger of this ship. Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase
He then went to his ship, picked up his ship’s log which he took to the offices of the New York tribune. Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase
PROFESSOR SHERMAN FOUND IN ATLANTIC WITH WRECKAGE OF TWENTY BALLOONS: Refuses to Explain How or Why Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase
What type of clause, adjective or adverb, is the underlined subordinate clause AND what is the subordinating conjunction that signals this clause? • Clinging to the beam which was part of a balustrade we found a man, near exhaustion and suffering from cold and shock. Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause
Clause type and signal word… • But he only seemed to become more and more firm as he exclaimed as loudly as his strength could permit, “This tale of mine shall first be heard in the auditorium of the Western American Explorers’ Club in San Francisco. Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause
While the rest of the world calmed down a bit, San Francisco became wild with excitement. Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause
The workmen (1)who were attaching the balloons were followed (2)wherever they went by bands of curious children (3)who asked questions about he balloons. • Explain all three clauses in the order in which they are written and underlined. Do not forget to include the signal word in your answers. Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause
1. adjective – who • 2. adverb – wherever • 3. adjective - who
A. The workmen who were attaching the balloons were followed everywhere they went by bands of curious children. • B. Balloons were the decorative scheme in all stores since Sherman was returning home. • C. He gave the contract for this big job to the Higgins Balloon Factory which built Professor Sherman’s original giant balloon. Which of the following sentences does not contain both an adjective phrase and adjective clause?