Subject is a part of a sentence that contains the person or thing performing the action (or verb) in a sentence.
Predicate consists of the verb, all accompanying modifiers, and other words that receive the action of a transitive verb or complete its meaning.
Here are some examples:
David Bowie (1947 – 2016)
He was born as David Robert Jones on 8 January 1947 in Brixton, London, England, to Margaret Mary “Peggy” and Haywood Stenton “John” Jones. His mother worked as a waitress while his father was a promotions officer for the children’s charity Barnardo’s.
He was a creative child who developed an early interest in music He was greatly influenced by Elvis Presley.
After attending Burnt Ash Junior School, he moved on to Bromley Technical High School. As a teenager, he started playing multiple instruments like ukulele, tea-chest bass, and piano, and also began performing at the local Wolf Cub group. At school, he studied art, music and design, including layout and typesetting.
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2- Answer these questions in English.
a) Where was David Bowie born?
b) Did he develop an early interest in music?
c) Where did he move after attending Burnt Ash Junior School?
d) What did he study at school?
3- Identify the subject and predicate – verb + complement – of the following sentences. (Identifique o sujeito e o predicado – verbo + complemento – das seguintes sentenças.)
a) His mother worked as a waitress.
b) He studied art, music and design.
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5- Write B (British) or A (American) for the following sentences.
a) ( ) My favourite colour is red.
b) ( ) His pajamas are very old.
c) ( ) My family went to the theatre in Goiânia last year.
d) ( ) Steve recognized that he was lost.
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