Participial Participial Phrases by yurtgc548

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									    Participle
Participial Phrases
                                Participial
• A participle is a verb used as an
  adjective.
• There are two kinds of participles.
  – The past participle has the past form of the
    verb which would go with the verb have and
    would usually end in -ed.

  – The present participle ends in -ing.
                        Recognize the
                            participle
Verb   Simple Simple Past      Present Infinit
       Present Past  Participl Participl ive
                     e         e
giggle giggle(s giggled giggled   giggling   to
                                             giggle

help   help(s)   helped helped    helping    to
                                             help
                       Irregular Verbs
Verb   Simple Simple   Past     Present Infiniti
       Present Past    Particip Particip ve
                       le       le
Bring Bring(s) Brought Brought Bringing To
                                        bring


Swim Swim(s) Swam      Swum     Swimmi To
                                ng     swim
           Participles in sentences
 • The crying baby drew a long breath and
   sucked in a spider crouching in the
   corner of the crib.
What does the        What does the
present              present participle
participle           crouching
crying modify?       modify?

    baby                   spider
               Participial Phrases
• A participial phrase is the participle
  plus any complements and modifiers
  of the participle and complements.
  – A participial phrase may include other
    types of phrases.
               Examples of Participial
                             Phrases
  • Swinging from the trees, the monkey
    chattered at me.

  The participial phrase is : swinging from the trees.

If the participial phrase is an adjective it must modify a noun.
                   More Examples
1.The woman wearing the red dress
  lives in the neighborhood.
2. The moon robot, activated by a
  remote switch, started moving slowly.
3.I saw the monkey swinging from the
  trees.
4. Tony followed the crowd, fearing
  being left behind.
     Practice
Try writing a sentence
about this cartoon that
begins with a present
participial phrase.


 Try writing a sentence
 about this cartoon with
 a participial phrase in the
 middle or end of the
 sentence.

								
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