a way of thinking about language
Four levels of traditional grammar
parts of speech, parts of sentence, phrases, clauses
Parts of speech
the eight kinds of words in English
the name of a person, place, or thing
a word that takes the place of a noun
Subject pronouns list
I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they
pronouns used for subjects of verbs and subject complements
pronouns used as direct or indirect objects, and objects of prepositions
Object pronouns list
me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them
a word that modifies a noun or pronoun
the three adjectives "a," "an," and "the"
the adjective "the"
the adjectives "a" and "an"
three degrees of adjectives
positive, comparative, superlative
a word that shows action, being, or links a subject to its subject complement
a word that joins two words or two groups of words
and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet
if, as, since, when, because
either or, neither nor, not only but also
shows the relationsjhip between its object and another word in the sentence
shows emotion but has no grammatical function
a group of words that has a subject and its predicate, and mkakes a complete thought
an incomplete thought
the noun or subject pronoun that the sentence is about
the simple predicate is the verb
the noun or object pronoun that receives the action of the action verb
the noun or object pronoun between the action verb and the direct object, that is indirectly affected by the action
the noun, subject pronoun, or adjective, that is linked to the subject by a linking verb, and that tells more about the subject
a subject complement that is a noun or pronoun
a subject complement that is an adjective
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