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Grammar: Parts of Speech

a person, place, thing, or idea
(EX. Abraham Lincoln, Paris, toaster, love)
a word that preforms the action in a sentence
(EX. _Jack_ promised an award to Alice.
a word that describes action or being.
Action Verb
a word that expresses physical or mental action
(EX. The curtain to the great stage _opens_ slowly)
Linking Verb
a word that expresses a state of being; It links the subject to the word(s) that either describe the subject or rename it.
(EX. The stage sets _are_ superb. The stage _is_ a delight. Seem, smell, look, become, appear, grow, stay, feel, taste, remain, sound.)
a word that modifies and/or describes a noun or pronoun. They tell what kind, how many, or which one.
(Ex. The _library_ has an _immense_ collection of _ancient_ scrolls.)
a word that modifies a verb, and adjective, or another adverb. They tell how, when, where, how often, and or what extend.
(Ex. The joggers dressed _warmly_ before they headed _outside_.)