Prepositions Prepositions show position.. Prepositions establish relationships between objects. Think of prepositions as anything a monkey can do in a

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Prepositions Prepositions show position. Slide 2 Prepositions establish relationships between objects. Think of prepositions as anything a monkey can do in a tree: Up the tree, down the tree, around the tree, through the branches, between the branches, under the leaves, to the tree, from the tree, by the tree, near the tree, with the tree, beyond the tree. Slide 3 The only prepositions that dont work with this money & tree rule are except, during, and of. Prepositions come in phrases and end with a noun or a pronoun. Muffy chased the gardener around the house, through the petunias, and into the pool. Slide 4 Prepositional phrases can have adjectives: Luther accidentally stepped on a long black red and yellow snake. My house is the one with the hideous bright blue paint job. Slide 5 Caution! Dont mistake an infinitive verb for a prepositional phrase. An infinitive verb begins with to and ends with a verb A prepositional phrase ends with a noun or pronoun. Slide 6 For example.... Prepositional phrases: Im going to the mall this weekend. The flight to Las Vegas was bumpy. Infinitive phrases: I have much work to do. Sheila has decided to quit her job. Slide 7 Lets practice identifying prepositional phrases. Click on the prepositional phrase. Lucas was daydreaming of his next surfing vacation.was daydreamingof his next surfing vacation Slide 8 Not quite! Click here to try again. Slide 9 Yes! Click here to try another sentence. Slide 10 Click on the prepositional phrase. I would love a piece of apple pie.would love of apple pie Slide 11 You missed it! Click here to try again. Click here to try again Slide 12 Right! Click here for another sentence. Slide 13 Click on the prepositional phrase. During the preachers sermon, my nephew fell asleep and began to snore. During the preachers sermonto snore Slide 14 Oops! Thats an infinitive verb! Remember, a prepositional phrase ends with a noun or a pronoun. An infinitive verb ends with a verb. Click here to try again. Click here to try again Slide 15 Youve got it! Click here for another sentence. Slide 16 Identify the prepositional phrase. I have never told anyone the story about your unicycle accident.anyone the storyabout your unicycle accident Slide 17 Not quite! Click here to try again. Slide 18 Yes! Click here to move on to the next sentence. Slide 19 Identify the prepositional phrase. I have made this fresh lasagna just for you.have made for you Slide 20 Oops! Click here to try again. Slide 21 Youve got it! Click here for a new sentence. Slide 22 Identify the prepositional phrase. After the summer rain, the corn looked brighter and greener. After the summer rain brighter and greener Slide 23 Oops! Click here to try again. Slide 24 Great! Click here for the next sentence. Slide 25 Click on the prepositional phrase. I think that Im finally beginning to understand the parts of speech.to understandof speech Slide 26 Careful! To understand is an infinitive verb! Remember, a prepositional phrase ends in a noun or pronoun. Click here to try again. Slide 27 Youre right! Click here for the next sentence. Slide 28 Click on the prepositional phrase. Only two of the computers have been updated.of the computershave been updated Slide 29 Oops! Click here to try again. Click here to try again Slide 30 Right! Click here for the next sentence. Slide 31 Click on the prepositional phrase. We waited anxiously for the doctor to announce the test results.for the doctorto announce Slide 32 Watch out for infinitive verbs! Click here to try again. Slide 33 Right! Click here for another sentence. Slide 34 Click on the prepositional phrase. I cant seem to find my keys; theyre not on the coffee table.to find on the coffee table Slide 35 Watch out for infinitive phrases! Click here to try again. Click here to try again Slide 36 Youve got it! Click here for another sentence. Slide 37 Click on the prepositional phrase. Please sit here beside us and tell us your vacation stories.beside usyour vacation stories Slide 38 Not exactly. Click here to try again. Slide 39 Youve got it! This concludes the lesson on prepositions. Continue taking practice exercises on our class home page.