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Chapter 11. Phrases: Prime-Time Players > Verbal Phrases: Talk Soup - Pg. 111

Phrases: Prime-Time Players · A verbal can be described by adverbs and adverbial phrases. · A verbal can add modifiers to become a verbal phrase. Let's get to know the three verbals a little better. 111 Part and Participle A participle is a form of a verb that functions as an adjective. There are two kinds of participles: present participles and past participles. · Present participles end in -ing ( jumping, burning, speaking ). · Past participles usually end in -ed, -t, or -en ( jumped, burnt, spoken ). You Could Look It Up A participle is a form of a verb that functions as an adjective. In the mood to add some participle action to your sentences? Here's how you do it: · The howling children disturbed the neighbors. The present participle "howling" describes the noun "children."