Grammar 1--parts of speech
Terms in this set (14)
She walked quickly.
He jumped high.
The boy reads well.
Quickly, high and well are adverbs because they describe how she walked, how he jumped and how the boy reads.
The ball is huge.
That picture is beautiful.
Thank you for a delicious lunch.
huge, beautiful and delicious are adjectives because they describe a ball, picture, and lunch.
a, an, the
Articles are placed before nouns.
Do you have a pencil?
Did you see the teacher yesterday?
An elephant is bigger than a monkey.
and, but, when, while, before, after, since, if, because, although, that
Conjunctions help connect simple sentences to make compound sentences. Conjunctions connect phrases.
The monkey is small. The elephant is big.
The monkey is small, but the elephant is big.
I like ice cream. Sally likes pizza.
I like ice cream, and sally likes pizza.
in, on, under, in front of, beside, on top of, after, before, in between
words or phrases that show where or when
She is in the classroom.
He came to school after 9 o'clock.
preposition + object of the preposition
In the + house
Behind the + car
Next to the + desk
but, when, because, however, then, therefore
Words that connect ideas together.
Our last Math test scores were not good. Therefore, it's a good idea to study harder this time.
She's good at drawing. However, she's a bit messy when she paints.
person, place, thing
My leg hurts. (leg)
China is a big country. (China, country)
Happiness is important (happiness)
is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been
These words show something exists.
The bag is in the car.
Tom and Joe were at home yesterday.
The boy is being good today.
he, she, it, they, we, you
He is my brother. (he)
They gave me a soccer ball for my birthday. (they)
me, him, her, it, them, us, you
Do you like him? (him)
Go and talk to them. (them)
this, that, these, those
These are my shoes. (These)
That is the science classroom. (That)
his, her / hers, ours, theirs, yours, its
This is her Math test.
Are these lockers theirs?
the person or thing being affected by an action
John kicked the ball (ball).
Mary sang a song (song).