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Terms in this set (32)
No word is a part of speech... (finish the sentence)
...until it's used in a sentence as that part of speech.
She ran FAST. (What's the part of speech?)
He drives a FAST car. (What's the part of speech?)
adjective (what kind)
5 adverb questions
how, when, where, to what degree, and why
4 adjective questions
what kind, which one, how many, whose
coordinating conjunctions (examples)
and, or, but, for, nor, yet, so
subordinating conjunctions (examples)
if, unless, although, because, when, after, before, until
Hey! Wow! No! Yes! Ouch! Please! Help! Well,... Hmm...
about, above, after, against, along, among, around..
compound prepositions (examples)
in spite of, on top of, on account of, due to...
action verbs (mental or physical)
run, jump, swim, dream, worry, hope, breathe
linking verbs (examples)
is, am, are, was, were, seem, appear, look, remain
helping verbs (examples)
will, could, can, could, shall, should, may, might, must, has, have, had, do, did, does
helping verbs (more examples)
is, am, are, was, were, be, been, has been, have been
adverbs of time (when examples)
tomorrow, yesterday, soon, often, seldom
adverbs of place (where examples)
go outside, go downtown, go home, go inside
adverbs of extent (twd examples)
somewhat, rather, quite, very, really, so, extremely...
adverbs of reason (why examples)
due to..., because of..., because..., since...
adverbs of manner (how examples)
carefully, gracefully, well, cautiously, indifferently...
common adjectives (examples)
green, blue, rainy, cold, fragrant, rough, smooth...
proper adjectives (examples)
Japanese, Mexican, French, Canadian, Jeffersonian, Washingtonian, Clintonian...
proper nouns (examples)
Dr. Flynn, Jonas Clarke Middle School, Lexington, Massachusetts, Reebok, Adidas,
compound nouns (examples)
thunderhead, baseball, mailbox, snowflake
collective nouns (examples)
flock, herd, school (of fish), pack, team, committee
Which part of speech modifies verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs?
Which part of speech modifies nouns and pronouns?
Coordinating conjunctions join ______ parts (words with words, phrases with phrases, or clauses with clauses)
Which part of speech identifies people, places, things, or ideas?
Which part of speech substitutes for nouns, avoiding repetition?
Which part of speech begins a phrase and ends with an object?
Let's go OUTSIDE. (What's the part of speech?)
adverb (answers where, an adverb question)
We went OUTSIDE the house. (What's the part of speech?)
preposition (has an object and starts the prep. phrase; the entire phrase answers where, so the phrase acts like an adverb
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