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Week Twenty-Nine Language Arts Warm Ups

Gerund Phrases, Infinitive Phrases, Appositives and Appositive Phrases

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1. Identify the italicized phrase in the following sentence as a gerund or infinitive phrase.

The best way to travel is by plane.

Answer: infinitive phrase.

2. Identify the italicized phrase in the following sentence as a gerund or infinitive phrase.

Reading this novel will make you a wiser person.

Answer: gerund phrase

3. Identify the italicized phrase in the following sentence as a gerund or infinitive phrase.

Her favorite job was cooking for her family.

Answer: gerund phrase

4. What is an appositive?

Answer: A noun or pronoun placed beside another noun or pronoun to identify or explain it.

5. Identify the appositive phrase in the following sentence.

Jay Leno, the host of the Tonight Show, made a funny joke last night.

Answer: the host of the Tonight Show

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