➫ [Ebook] ➦ Prepositional Words and Phrases for ESL Learners By Stephen Lau ➶ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Prepositions are words that indicate the relationships between various elements within a sentence In formal English prepositions are almost always followed by objects eg The policeman shot verb the ma Prepositions are words that indicate the and Phrases ePUB ☆ relationships between various elements within a sentence In formal English prepositions are almost always followed by objects eg The policeman shot verb the man object with preposition identifying the man being shot a knife eg I put Prepositional Words PDF/EPUB ² verb the pen direct object on preposition indicating the position of the pen the table indirect object eg I put verb the pen direct object under preposition indicating the position of the pen the table indirect object Prepositional phrases always consist of the object Words and Phrases MOBI ò and the preposition Prepositional phrases can act as adjectives or adverbs When they are used as adjectives they modify nouns and pronouns in the same way single word adjectives do When prepositional phrases are used as adverbs they also act in the same way Words and Phrases for ESL eBook Ý single word adverbs and adverb clauses do modifying adjectives verbs and other adverbs Prepositional words and phrases are difficult especially for ESL learners because different prepositions may impart different meanings to the prepositional words and phrases Even the same preposition may have different meanings to the same verb Break in enter without permission; interrupt; train; get used to something new eg A burglar attempted to break in last night but without success eg Don’t break in while someone is talking; it’s rude eg The manager has to break the new Words and Phrases for ESL eBook Ý employees in so that they may know what to do eg You should break your new car in before you drive on the highway This page book has hundreds of prepositional words and phrases with explanations and examples just like the ones illustrated above for you reference Improve your English with your mastery of prepositional words and phrases.
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- 113 pages
- Prepositional Words and Phrases for ESL Learners
- Stephen Lau
- 14 May 2014 Stephen Lau