the name of a person, place, thing or idea.
any noun that is not proper.
the name of a particular, person, place, thing, or idea; always capitalized.
any noun that can be experienced with one of the five senses.
a thought, feeling, concept, or idea.
a singular noun that stands for more than one. Ex class or team.
a word that takes the place of a noun.
Ex. I, me, mine, you, your, yours, etc. Divided inot first, second, and third person, singular and plural.
Ex. myself, yourself, ourselves, etc.
Ex. this, that, these, and those (must be used without a noun).
Ex. who, whom, which, and that. Introduces an adjective clause.
Ex. who, whom which, and that. Introduces a question.
do you have a specific antecedent (a noun to which the pronoun refers).
a word that describes a noun or pronoun.
shows action or expression a state of being.
is, be, am, are, was, were.
Helping Verbs (include linking verbs)
been, has, have, had, do, does, did, may, can, might, must, shall, will, should, would, could.
an action verb that transfers its action to a direct object.
any verb without a direst object.
a noun or pronoun that comes after the verb, and before the direst object and tell to whom or for whom the action is being done.
modifies (describes) a verb, adjective, or another adverb. Often ends in ly.
a word that shows the position of its object (a noun or pronoun) to the rest of the sentence. If there a word that is often used as a proposition and it is not followed by a noun or pronoun, then it is a adverb.
a word that connect thoughts, phrases and sentences.
and, or, nor, for, but, so, yet.
not only...but also, either...or, neither...nor, whether...or.
include the following: because, after, although, as, as far, before, if, in order that, since, so that, unless, until, when, and while.
a word that shows excitenment or surprise and has no grammatical connection to the rest of the sentence. It would set off with an exclamation point or a comma.
Predicate Adjective (complement)
a noun or pronoun in the predicate that describes the subject. Always follows a linking verb.
Predicate Nominative (complement)
an adjective in the predicate the describes the subject. Always follows a linking verb.
the verb and everything after it.
the complete verb only.
the noun(s) or pronoun(s) the sentence is about and all its modifiers.
only noun(s) or pronoun(s) that the sentence is about.