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NOUN
Person, place or thing
PROPER NOUN
names a particular person, place or thing
COMMON NOUN
manes a class of things
COMPOUND NOUN
two or more words put together to form a single noun
PRONOUN
refer to nouns that have already been mentioned
PERSONEL/POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS
They function as an adjective. It tells whose.
RELATIVE PRONOUNS
introduce adjective and noun clauses
who, whom, whose, which & that
INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS
used in questions
Who?, Whose?, What?, Whom? & Which?
DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUN
points out specific person's or things
this, that, these & these
INDEFINITE PRONOUNS
not refering to a definite person or thing.
all each more one
another either most other
any everybody much several
anybody everyone neither some
anyone everything nobody somebody
anything few none someone
both many no one such
REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS
the -self, -selves forms of personal pronouns
ADJECTIVES/MODIFIERS
An adjective is a word that modifies or describes a noun or pronoun.
An adjective can indicate what kind of, how many, whose, or which.
INDEFINATE ARTICLES
A & An refer to one of a general group
A: used before words beginning with a consonant
An: used before words beginning with a vowel
The basic rule is that when a noun is introduced, we use a/an and thereafter we use the. For example,
I saw a cat. The cat was black. The cat was eating a fish. The fish was rotten so the cat died
DEFINITE ARTICLE
The: it indicates that a noun refers to someone or something in particular
The basic rule is that when a noun is introduced, we use a/an and thereafter we use the. For example,
I saw a cat. The cat was black. The cat was eating a fish. The fish was rotten so the cat died
VERBS
words that show action or being
ADVERB
modifies a verb
PREPOSITIONS
show the relations between a noun or a pronoun to some other word in the sentence
QUICK REFERENCE
noun: names
pronoun: takes the place of a noun
adjective: modifies a noun or a pronoun
Verb: shows action or helps to make a statement
adverb: modifies a verb, and adjective, or another adverb
preposition: relates a noun or a pronoun to another word
conjunction: joins words
interfection: expresses strong emotion
SENTENCE
A group of words containing a subject and verb and expressing a complete thought.
TWO PARTS TO A SENTENCE
subject and a predicate
Subject: the part about which something is being said
Predicate: the part which says someting about the subject
SUBJECT COMPLIMENT
a noun, pronoun, or adjective that follows a linking vrb. It identifies, describes, or explains the subject
FRAGMENT
when the subject and the verb are stated but suggest that more is to be said, it is a part of a longer sentence.
DIRECT OBJECT
word or group of words that directly receives the action expressed by the verb or shows the result of the action. It answers the question "What?" or "Whom?" after an action verb
INDIRECT OBJECT
A noun or pronoun in the predicate that precedes the direct object. It tells "to whom" or "for whom" the action of the verb is done.
PHRASE
a group of related words that is used as a single part of speech and does not contain a verb and its subject