Grammar Artifact

By Hannah B. and Sarah

Infinitive and Infinitive Phrases

To find infinitive or infinitive phrases, look for the word to.

Examples

To play softball is difficult for some people.


I find it easy to play softball.


She gave me tips on how to play softball.



Preposition and Prepositional Phrases

A preposition is a word that relates a noun to pronoun to another word.


A noun or pronoun in the sentence of a preposition is called the object of the preposition.


Prepositional Phrase consists of a preposition, its object, and any words that modify the object.

Examples

The boy slid down the slide.

Preposition is down.

The object is boy.


In the classroom there were desks.

Preposition is in

Preposition phrase is in the classroom.

Examples

During the game the coach got a technical.

Preposition is during

the object is the game


Read it with me as I recite it aloud.

Preposition is with

Object is me

The word the phrase modifies is an adverb.