DGP Test Vocab

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not and never
what are the two words that are always adverbs
adverbs
tells how? when? to what extent?
adverbs
mostly end in -ly
adjective
tells which one? how many? what kind?
adjective
modifies nouns and pronouns
noun
a person, place, thing, or idea
reflexive pronouns
reflects back to "self"
relative pronoun
starts adj. dependent clauses
interrogative pronoun
asks a question (which, whose, what, whom, who)
indefinite pronoun
doesn't refer to a definite person or thing
demonstrative pronoun
demonstrates which one
personal pronoun
having to do with me (1st person) doing with you (2nd person) doing with everyone else (3rd person)
preposition
shows relationship between a nouns and pronouns
coordinating conjunctions
FANBOYS is an acronym for
subordinating conjunctions
starts adv dependent clauses (must be followed by subject and verb)
correlative conjuctions
not only/ but also, neither/ not, either/ or, both/ and
conjunctive adverb
must be used with semicolon
adverb that helps connect two clauses
interjection
expression emotion but no real connection with the rest of the sentence
verb
shows action or state of being
linking verb
links two words together
action verb
shows action
helping verb
helps another verb
past tense
happened previously
present tense
happening now
future tense
will happen later
verbal
a word formed from a verb but acting as a noun, adjective, or adverb
gerund
verb acting like noun, ends in -ing
particitple
verb acting like adjective, ends in -ing or -ed
infinitive
to + verb
prepositional phrase
to + noun
reflexive pronouns
myself, himself, herself, youself
nominative pronouns
i you he she it we you they
personal objective pronouns
me you him her it us you them
personal possessive pronouns
my your his her its mine your our your their ours yours theirs
relative pronouns
that, which, who whom whose
demonstrative pronous
this, that, these, those
indefinite pronoun
someone, anybody, another, both some, all, most, several
black
Identify the noun in this sentence:
I have black fingernail polish
American
Identify the proper adjective in the sentence:
The American flag flows with the wind
really
Identify the adverb:
The runners in the race were really fast
intensifiers
adverbs are
not
Identify the adverb:
I will not go to subway
never
Identify the adverb:
I will never eat a beet
prepositions
about, above, at, between, through, during, under, in, up, from, behind, down
for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so
FANBOYS
Yay!
Identify the interjection:
Yay! I made an A on my math test
smells
identify the action verb
The shampoo smells like lavender
helping verbs
is, am, be, are, was, were, been, being
gerund
ends in -ing
to swim
name the infinitive:
I like to swim in the lake
to play
name the infinitive:
In soccer i like to play left back
of the room
name the prep ph:
I would go get my pen, but it is on the other side of the room
to the park
name the prep ph:
I like going to the park with my friends
adverbs
most end in -ly