19 terms

Parkin Parts of Speech Level 2

common noun
refers to any person, place, thing, or idea - not capitalized
ex. boy, house, water
proper noun
refers to specific persons, places, things or ideas - capitalized
Ex. Mrs. Parkin, Hershey Park
abstract noun
a quality or feeling
ex. bravery, curiousity, passion
POS - depends on how you use it
collective noun
a group of people, places, ideas
ex. a dozen eggs, bed of oysters, caravan of camels
demonstrative pronoun
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
split infinitives
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!!
prepositional phrase
begins with a prep and ends with a noun

you can never end a sentence with a prep

Ex. He parked behind the truck.
preps 1-10
about, above, across, after, against, along, amid, among, around, at
preps 11-20
behnd, below, beneath, beside, besides, between, beyond, but, by
preps 21-30
concerning, despite, down, during, for from, in, inside, into
preps 31-40
like, near, of, off, on, onto, opposite, out, outside, over
preps 41-50
past, since, through, throughout, till, to, toward, under, underneath, until
preps 51-55
up, upon, with, within, without
compound preps
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
coordinating conjunctions
for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so
subordinating conjunctions
although, unless, because, even though since, wherever, once, whenever