How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

14 terms

POS Level 1 - Basics

STUDY
PLAY
Noun
Person, place, thing or idea
Pronoun
Takes the place of a noun. Example: he, none, mine
Verb
Shows action or condition - every sentence must have one.
Adjective
Only modifies (describes) nouns and pronouns!
Adverb
Modifies (describes) verb, adjective, and adverb. Explains HOW, WHEN, WHERE, TO WHAT EXTENT something is done.
Preposition
Always part of a phrase. A ______ helps the reader see how something/someone/some action mentioned in the sentence relates to a noun in the phrase. Ex. I went (INTO the house). This tells WHERE you went.
Conjunction
Connects words, phrases, or clauses
Interjection
Words that show emotion "Ouch!" They start a sentence and are separated by a comma or exclamation mark.
The Parts of Speech
Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb, Preposition, Conjunction, Interjection
Verb Phrase
Sometimes there is more than one verb working together to form a tense. This is called a ___________. (A verb with it's helping verbs. Ex. She IS SWIMMING!)
State of Being Verbs
Am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been are the forms of "to be" and are also called The ____________________.
Coordinating Conjunctions
Connects sentence elements of a same value.
FANBOYS: For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
Subordinating Conjunctions
The word that often STARTS a dependent clause (although, even though, since, wherever, once, whenever...). To know one of these words, take a simple sentence and make it dependent. Ex. I like milk.= Since I like milk...
Modify
What is another word that means to describe something. Ex. Adjectives ONLY DESCRIBE nouns/pronouns.