A Sentence

By: Ashley Cox

What is a sentence?

A sentence is a noun phrase plus a verb phrase, but there are two different kinds of verbs. Those verbs can either be a linking verb or an action verb. Now you're probably wondering what a noun phrase and a verb phrase is, so I'm gonna tell you right now.

Noun Phrase

A noun phrase is a group of words put together containing a person, place, thing, or idea. It is a phrase containing a noun. Now, what is a verb phrase? I'll tell you.

Verb Phrase

A verb phrase is a group of words put together containing a word that shows action.

Two examples of words that shows action is either an action verb or a linking verb.

An example of an action verb is running, walking, dancing; anything that shows action. The linking verbs are 7 simple words, am, is, are, was, were, being, been.

Why is "I" a pronoun?

A pronoun is a word that takes the place or replaces a noun, like he, she, they, us, and so on. Therefore "I" is a pronoun, because it replaces a noun such as a name.

What are the Articles In the English Language?

There are 3 articles in the English language. Those are a, an, and the.

What is the Difference?

What is the difference between an action verb and a linking verb? Well like I said in the third paragraph is, an action verb is a word that shows action and the linking verbs are am, is, are, was, were, being, and been.Therefore the difference between the action verb and the linking verb is that the action verb shows action and the linking verb doesn't show action.