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Parts or Speech Test

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how many parts of speech?
8
3 signal words a noun will follow?
a, an, the
noun that names a group?
collective
names a PARTICULAR person, place, or thing?
proper noun
noun that names an object perceived by the senses?
concrete
"table" is a ____ or ____ noun
common or concrete
suffixes for nouns include:
-ance, -ness, -ity, -hood
pronouns that ask questions
interrogative
this, that, these are what kinds of pronouns?
demonstrative
pronouns that do not refer to a definite person, place, or thing
indefinite
reflexive and intensive pronouns end in:
-self
verbs that help make a statement?
helping or linking verbs
five common linking verbs referring to the senses
feel, look, smell, sound, taste
help the main verb express action or make a statement
auxiliary or helping verbs
subject complements
predicate nouns, pronouns, adjectives
appear, grow, seem, remain, stay
linking verbs
is, were, had, will, ca, should, might
linking verbs
common verb endings
-en, -fy, -ate, -ize
adverbs commonly end in the suffix:
-ly
adverbs tell:
how? when? to what extent? where? an action is done
almost, now, and very are ____ even though they do not end in -ly
adverbs
adjectives answer:
what kind? which one? how many?
adjective complement that modifies the subject of the verb
predicate adjective
a, and, the are:
articles
ouch! is an example of a(n):
interjection
and, but, for, or, yet
coordinating conjunctions
correlative conjunctions are used in:
pairs
introduce adverb clauses
subordinating conjunctions (after, till, unless)
a preposition never appears:
alone
the noun or pronoun at the end of a prepositional phrase:
object