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Nouns
A person, place, thing, or idea. Example: freedom (a thing)
Verbs
Helps show action, the state of being or possession. Example: have
Pronouns
Takes the place of the noun so that you don't need to use the noun so much. Example sentence: I want a piece of pie. (The I is the pronoun)
Adjectives
Things that describe nouns or pronouns.
*Adjectives answer the questions: 'how many', 'how much', 'which one' and 'what kind'
Adverbs
Things that describe verbs, adjectives and other adverbs
*Adverbs answer the questions: 'how', 'when', 'where' and 'to what extent'
Prepositions
Links nouns and pronouns to other parts of the sentence.
Example:
Conjunctions
Links phrases and clauses together
Example:
Interjections
Shows some kind of emotion.
Example: "TOOT!"
Lay vs Lie
Lay is when you lay something ONTO an object.
Lie is when you lie DOWN on something
Example:
1) I lay the book on the table.
2) I want to lie down on the bed.
Affect vs Effect
Affect is the verb while Effect is the noun.
Example:
1) The affect of the weather gave me a cold.
2) The weather had a great effect on me.
Who vs Whom
Use who when the answer has a 'he', 'she' or 'they'. Use whom when the answer has a 'him', 'her' or 'them'
Passive voice
Passive voice is when you change the object of the sentence into the subject.
Example:
Active voice = Emily peed into the toilet.
Passive voice = The toilet was peed into by Emily