THE SIMPLE SUBJECT and Complete Verb

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THE SIMPLE SUBJECT
and Complete Verb
ENG 0301
Simple subject is a noun
(person/place/thing)
 Simple subject is not a prepositional
phrase
 Simple subject will answer- who or what
is this about?

Simple Subject
In the sentence below, what is the simple
subject?
A very large truck stalled on the bridge.
Simple Subject
A very large truck stalled on the bridge.
“truck” is the simple subject.
“very” and “large” are adjectives, not
nouns
Simple Subject
In the sentence below, what is the simple
subject?
Some tomatoes are yellow.
Simple Subject
Some tomatoes are yellow.
“tomatoes” is the noun
Simple Subject
In the sentence below, what is the simple
subject?
The blueberries in this pie are bitter.
Simple Subject
The blueberries in this pie are
bitter.
“blueberries” is the noun
Simple Subject
In the sentence below, what is the simple
subject?
Without a sound, a hawk grabbed the field
mouse.
Simple Subject
Without a sound, a hawk grabbed
the field mouse.
Simple Subject
Turn to page 228
 Complete Practice 3 (1-10)

Practice the Simple Subject

The complete verb will be the main
“action” verb, plus any “helping” verb(s)
Example:
We will be walking all day Friday.

Complete Verb
Find the complete verb in the following
sentence:
Gwen has visited the Learning Lab.
Complete Verb
Gwen has visited the Learning
Lab.
“visited” is the action verb and “has”
is the helping verb.
Complete Verb
Find the complete verb in the following
sentence:
I will be participating in the fundraiser.
Complete Verb
I will be participating in the
fundraiser.
“participating” is the action verb
“will” and “be” are the helpers
Complete Verb
Turn to page 231 in your book.
• Complete Practice 6 (1-6)
•
Practice Complete Verbs
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