Ms Adamo Grammar
Terms in this set (27)
Person, place, thing or idea.
A word used in place of one or more nouns (or pronouns).
A word used to modify a noun or pronoun.
Definition of Modifies
Tells what kind, which one, how much or how many.
The most frequently used adjectives are articles. A and an are indefinite the is definite. Articles are the only words that have a predetermined part of speech.
Refer to any member of a general group.
Refers to something or someone in particular.
A vs. An
A precedes a word that begins with a constant sound. An precedes a word that begins with a vowel sound.
Refer to or emphasize a noun or a pronoun. Usually ends with self or selves. If needed it is Reflexive, otherwise it is Intensive.
Point out a person, place, thing or idea. This, that, these, those.
Introduce a question. What, which, who, whom, whose.
Introduce a subordinate clause. That, which, who, whom, whose.
Refer to a person, place, thing or idea that may or may not be specifically named.
I, me, we, us, you, you, he, him, she, her, it, it, they, them.
Names a particular person, place or thing.
Names any class of persons, places or things.
Denote a group of persons, animals, places, things considered as one.
Name a thing that is a quality or condition.
Names a person, a place, a thing that exists in a material form or physical form.
Can experience with 1 or more of the five senses.
Opposite if Tangible.
The one spoken about.
My, mine, our, ours, your, yours, his, hers, its, their, theirs.
Most often seen after "to be" verbs and the preposition "of".
Modifies a noun.
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