8 terms

GRADE 8 PARTS OF SPEECH PART 1

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NOUN
_________: A word that names a person, place, thing, idea, animal, quality, or action. Nouns function as the subject of the sentence. They also function as objects, complements, appositives, and in direct address.
VERB
_________ A word denoting action, being or state of being
am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been.
The being verbs are_________
am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been, shall, will, may, can, has, have, had, do, does, did, should, would, might, could, must.
The auxiliary/helping verbs are _________
Copulative/linking...Am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been, appear, become, continue, feel, grow, look, remain, seem, smell, sound, taste.
_________verbs link the subject with a noun, pronoun or adjective (a subjective complement).
_________
Regular verbs
_________most verbs form the four principal parts in the same regular way. The past and past participle are formed by adding d or ed.
Irregular verbs
_________many verbs do not follow this pattern. Their principal parts must be memorized.
ADJECTIVE..positive..comparative...superlative
_________ A word that modifies, qualifies, or describes nouns and pronouns. Generally, adjectives appear immediately before the words they modify. The degrees of intensity are called: the_________ (hot), the _________(hotter), and the _________(hottest). We use the comparative form for two objects and the superlative form for three of more objects