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NOUN
A noun is a person, place, thing or idea.
COMMON NOUN
A proper noun is a word that specifically names a person, place or thing.
PLURAL NOUN
A plural noun is a word that identifies more than one person, place or thing.
POSSESSIVE NOUN
A possessive noun is a noun that identifies an object. To make a possessive noun add 's or s'
PRONOUN
A pronoun is a word that replaces a common noun or a proper noun.
VERB
A verb is an action or a linking word.
ACTION VERB
An action verb is a word that describes what someone or something is doing.
LINKING VERB
A linking verb connects the subject to the rest of the sentence.
ADVERB
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another verb. An adverb usually tells how, when, where, or how often. Many adverbs end in "ly"
ADJECTIVE
An adjective is a word that describes a noun. Adjectives usually tell what kind, which one or how many.
ARTICLE
An article is also known as a limiting adjective. There are only three articles. They are 'a' 'an' and 'the'. Use 'a' in front of a word that starts with a consonent. Use 'an' in front of a word that starts with a vowel.
INTERJECTION
An interjection usually has no connetion to the rest of the sentence. IT is a word that expresses intense emotions.
PREPOSITION
A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun in a sentence to another word in the sentence. They tell us where something is, where something is going, when something happens, and the relationship between words.
CONJUNCTION
A conjunction is a word used to join words or groups of words. Some conjunctions are used alone and some conjunctions are used in pairs.