Unit 4 Journal 2

Noun phrases

Prepositional phrase

The park, with many swings, is a great place for children to play.

Absolute phrase

Her eyes fixed on the swing, the mother kept an eye on his son, who was playing with other children.

Appositive phrase

The park, an old area with many trees and benches, was the children’s favourite place to play.

 

Verb phrases

Infinitive phrases

To become the mayor of the city, he needed to prepare a good campaign and win the elections.

She studied hard to pass her exam.

Participial phrases

Exhausted by all the running, she entered the class and handed in the paper just in time.

Feeling extremely happy, the young man run towards the hospital elevator to get to the third floor and finally see his newborn son.