Jim was angry over the umpire's call. [A BSP4 with a prepositional phrase attached]
Angry over the umpire's call,
Angry over the umpire's call, Jim snarled an insult.
The hymn was sung well by the choir. [A Passive Voice Sentence]
Sung well by the choir,
Sung well by the choir, the hymn moved the worshippers.
Unable to find the "Alt" key, Brian decided to ask the student to his left where he could find it. When he leaned toward her, Lisa, uncertain of his intentions, drew back in alarm, causing Brian to think that his breath, ever a source of great concern, was unusually offensive that day. When Lisa looked at his face, now full of self doubt, and torn by indecision, she realized that he was shy, so she said, "Excuse me. You startled me. Did you want something?" When he heard her voice, so calm and reassuring, he ventured to ask his question, "Whalt is the are key?"Return to Lesson Eight