This is a tricky area, but I will try to make some sense of it.
What is a copula verb?
What verbs can be considered copula verbs?
Explain the differences between a sentence with a copula verb and a normal sentence.
Analyse, or parse, the following sentences which have copula verbs in them.
"I am the man."
"This room smells bad."
The word for today is "predilection".
What part of speech is "predilection"?
Define "predilection" and use it in a sentence.