English I Grammar
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What are concrete nouns?
Names a person, place, or thing that you can actually see, touch, taste, hear, or smell
What are abstract nouns?
Names a quality, condition, or idea
What is a common noun?
Names any person, place, or thing
What is a proper noun?
Names a specific person, place, or thing
What are compound nouns?
A noun that is made up of more than one word
What are the three ways that compound nouns can be written?
One word, hyphenated, and two words
What are collective nouns?
Names a group of people or things
What is an adverb?
A word that modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb
What is a preposition?
A preposition shows the relationship between a noun and a pronoun
What is the object of the preposition?
The noun or pronoun in a prepositional phrase
What is an adjective?
A word that modifies a noun or a pronoun
What is a proper adjective?
An adjective that is formed with a proper noun and begins with a capital letter
Ex. The French people
What is a compound adjective?
An adjective that is made up of more than one word
What is a pronoun?
A word that takes the place of one or more nouns
What is the word that a pronoun replaces?
What are examples of first person personal pronouns?
I, we, me, my, mine, us, our, ours
What are examples of second person personal pronouns?
You, your, yours
What are examples of third person personal pronouns?
He, him, his, she, her, hers, they, them, their, theirs
What are reflexive and intensive pronouns?
A pronoun formed by adding self or selves
What is a reflexive pronoun?
A pronoun that refers to the noun or pronoun that is the subject of the sentence
What is an intensive pronoun?
A pronoun that is not a necessary part of the sentence?
What are indefinite pronouns?
A pronoun that refers to unnamed people or things
What are examples of indefinite pronouns?
Another, anybody, anyone, anything, everyone, many, both, few, all, any, most, none, some
What are demonstrative pronouns?
Pronouns that are used to point out a specific person, place, or object
What are examples of demonstrative pronouns?
This, that, these, those
What are interrogative pronouns?
Pronouns that are used to ask a question
What are examples of interrogative pronouns?
What, which, who, whom, whose
What do conjunctions do?
Connect words or groups of words
What are coordinating conjunctions?
Single connecting words
What are examples of coordinating conjunctions?
And, but, for, nor, or, so, yet
What are correlative conjunctions?
Pairs of connecting words
What are examples of correlative conjunctions?
Both/and, either/or, neither/nor, not only/but also, whether/or
What are examples of interjections?
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