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A subject tells whom or what the sentence is about
The simple subject is the main word or word group that tells who or what the sentence is about
The predicate of a sentence tells something about the subject
The simple predicate, or verb, is the main word or word group that tells something about the subject
The compound subject consists of two or more connected subjects that have the same verb.
A compound verb consists of two or more verbs that have the same subject
A declarative sentence makes a statement and ends with a peroid
An imperative sentence gives a command or makes a request
Most imperative sentences end with a peroid
A strong command ends with an exclamation point
An interogative sentence asks a question and ends with a question mark
An exclamatory sentence shows excitement or strong feeling
and ends with an exclamation point
A noun is a word or word group that is used to name a person
place thing or an idea
A compound noun is made up of two or more words used together as a single noun
A common noun names any one of a group of persons places things or ideas
A proper noun names a particular person place thing or idea
A concrete noun names a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses (sight, hearing taste, touch smell). Nouns that stand for specific objects.
An abstact noun names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characrteristic
A collective noun is a word that names a group
A pronoun is a word used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns
The word that a pronoun stands for is called its antecedent
the antecedent is not stated
A personal pronoun refers to the one speaking (first person)
the one spoken to (second person) the one spoken about (third person)
A reflexive pronoun refers to the subject and functions as a complement or an object of a preposition
A intensive pronoun emphasizes a noun or another pronoun
A demonstrative pronouns points out a person place thing, or an idea
An interrogative pronoun introduces a questions
A relative pronouns introduces an adjective clause
An indefinite pronoun refers to a person a place a thing or an idea that may not be specifically named.
An adjective is a word used to modify a noun or a pronoun
An article is an adjective that has two parts Indefinite A, AN
and definite THE.
A common adjective dose not begin with a capital leter
Demonstraitive adjectives modify nouns pronouns
A proper adjective is formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital
Is a pronoun that is used as an adjective
Common Cordinating Conjunction
They join words and phrases
A verb is a word or word group that expresses action or a state of being
A helping verb helps the main verb express action or a stat of being.
The verb phrase is made up of the main verb and all of its helping verbs
An action verb is a mental or physical activity
A linking verb connects the subject to a word or word group that identifies or decribes the subject
A transative verb is a verb that expresses an action directed toward a person place thing or idea
An intransitive verbs express action (or tells some thing abouat the subject) without the action passing to a receiver or object
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective , or another adverb
A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun, called the object of the preposition to another word
A compound preposition consits of mor than one prepostiton.
An interjection is a word used to express emotion
A complement is a word or a word group that completes the meaning of a verb
A subject complement is a word or word group that completes the meaning of a linking verb and that identifies the meaning of the verb
A direct object is a noun, pronoun, or what recives the action of the verb
An indirect object is a noun, pronoun, or word group that sometimes appears in sentences containing direct objects
A predicate nomanitave is a word or word group that is in the predicate and that identifies the subject or refers to it
An adjective that is in the predicate and that describes the subject and follows the linking verb
A phrase is a group of related words that is usedas a single part of speech and that does not contain both a verb and its subject
A clause is a group of words that has both a verb and its subject
A prepositional phrase includes a preposition, a noun or pronoun called the object of the preposition and any modifiers of that object
An adjective phrase modifies a noun or a pronoun and tells what kind or witch one
An adverb phrase modifies a ver an adjective or an adverb.
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