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complex

has 1 independent clause and 1 dependent

compound

has 1 independent and at least 1 dependent

simple sentence

has a complete subject and complete predicate

compound

has 2 or more simple sentences joined by a (,) and a conjuction: AND,BUT or OR

fragment

is a group of words that lacks a subject or a predicate

run-on

is 2 or more complete sentences together

complete predicate

all words on the predicate

simple predicate

the verb

semicolon(;)

can be used for separate 2 parts of the sentence

colon (:)

is used after salutation and to separate hours

dash(---)

sets off information that interrupts the sentences

hyphen(-)

is used in certain compound words

perentheses( )

set off additional information that is not essential

singular demostrative

this & that

plural demostrative

these & those

article

a,an and the

adjectives

is a word that describes the subject

contraction

is a shortened word

negatives

are words that mean "no" or "not"

indefinite

the one that dont refer to an especific

reflexive

singular end on -self and plural on -selves

possessive pronoun

my,mine,your,yours,his,her,hers,its,our,ours,their and theirs

coordinating conjunctions

add AND,BUT and OR for 2 or more subjects

subordinating

add BECAUSE,IF,THEN,WHEN,ALTHOUGHT,BEFORE and AFTER; they are used to link independet clauses

adverbs

tells how,whe or where something happends

comparative

it compare 2 persons;add -er

superlative

it compare 3 or more persons;add -es

linking verbs

be,are,am,was,were,feel,smell,look,became,is,seem,appear and taste

action verb

tells what the subject does

regular

end with s,es and changw y for ies

irregular

if a noun end on if or f change it to v and add es,some are singulars and at the same times plural

direct

is the action verb

indirect

follows the action verb

subject complement

follows the linking verb

past

shows an action that all ready happend

present

what is happening in this moment

future

shows action that will happen

pronouns

take the place of the noun

antecedent

is the noun,which the pronoun refers

subject & verb agreement

singular subjets=verb singular

proper

names a particular thing....

common

names any person,thing...

prepositions

ABOUT, ABOVE, ACROSS, AFTER, AGAINST, AMONG, AROUND AT, BEFORE, BEHIND, BESIDE, BETWEEN, BEYOND, BY DOWN, DURING, EXCEPT, FOR, FROM, IN, INTO, NEAR, OF, OFF, ON, OVER, PAST, THROUGH THROUGHOUT, TO, TOWARDS, UNDER, UNTIL, UP, WITH

subject pronoun

i,you,he,she,it,we and they

object pronoun

me,you,her,it,us and them

singular noun

make a singular noun shows possession,add an apostrophe and a -s

plural noun

they end on -s soput an apostrophe

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