refers to any person, place, thing, or idea - not capitalized ex. boy, house, water
refers to specific persons, places, things or ideas - capitalized Ex. Mrs. Parkin, Hershey Park
a quality or feeling ex. bravery, curiousity, passion POS - depends on how you use it
a group of people, places, ideas ex. a dozen eggs, bed of oysters, caravan of camels
points out a specific peson, place, or thing ex. this - singular(close by) that - singular (far away) these - plural (close by) those - plural (close by)
forms of "to be"
they are VERBS!! am, is, are, was , were, be, being, been
NOT a part of speecj - but is a verb + to ex. to run, to play, to drink
Happens when a word comes between"to" and the verb ex. to quickly finish - should be to finish quickly
a, an, the
they function as adjectives!!
begins with a prep and ends with a noun
you can never end a sentence with a prep
Ex. He parked behind the truck.
about, above, across, after, against, along, amid, among, around, at
behnd, below, beneath, beside, besides, between, beyond, but, by
concerning, despite, down, during, for from, in, inside, into
like, near, of, off, on, onto, opposite, out, outside, over
past, since, through, throughout, till, to, toward, under, underneath, until
up, upon, with, within, without
according to, ahead of, apart from, aside from, as of, because of, by means of, in addition to, in back of, in front of, in place of, in regard to, in spite of, instead of, in view of, next to, on account of, out of, owing to, prior to
for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so
although, unless, because, even though since, wherever, once, whenever