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KISS Grammar 

Tense, Number, Logic, and Prepositional Phrases
Exercise # 2

Based on
Lessons in English: Higher Course
Pupil's Edition. New York: William H. Sadlier, 1893

Directions: Use the subjects and verbs below to write six sentences. 
     In each sentence include at least three prepositional phrases, one that indicates where, one that indicates when or how long, and one that describes (identifies) a noun. 
     Make two of the sentences past tense, two present, and two future. 
     In different sentences, place the prepositional phrases in different places -- before, after, or between the subject and the verb. 
     You can change the number (singular or plural) of the subjects and verbs, and you can add additional words and phrases if you so wish.
    After each sentence, write "past" "present" or "future" to indicate the tense, and "singular" or "plural" to indicate the number of the subject and verb.

1. waves roar
 

2. trains carry
 

3. children fish
 

4. choirs sing
 

5. flower blooms
 

6. poets write



For an exercise for your classmates, make a set of six subjects and verbs like those above.