English Honors POS Test
Terms in this set (42)
names a person place thing or idea
names on person, place thing, or idea
names more than one person, place, thing, or idea
What form of a noun shows possession, ownership, or the relationship between two nouns?
What names an object that occupies space space or that can be recognized by any of the sense?
What name an idea, quality, or characteristic?
What names a specific person, place, or thing?
What refers to people, places, or things in general?
What noun names a group?
What takes the place of a noun, a group of words acting as a noun, or another of its kind?
What refers to a specific person or thing by indicating the person speaking (first person)
pronoun that shows possession or control
refers to a noun or another pronoun and indicates that the same person or thing is involved
adds emphasis to a noun or another pronoun
Reflexive or Intensive?
"The chorus dancer dressed HERSELF for her part in the Greek play"
Reflexive or Intensive?
"They bought THEMSELVES a new truck and traded in their old jalopy"
Pronoun used to form questions
Pronoun used to begin a subject-verb word group called a subordinate clause.
pronoun that points out specific persons, places, things, or ideas
pronoun that refers to persons, places, or things, in a more general way than a noun or personal pronoun does
expressions action or state of being and is necessary to make a statement
tells what someone or something does
an action verb is followed by what other verb that answers the ? what? or whom?
an action verb that is not followed by a word that answers the ? what? or whom?
verb that links or joins the subject of a sentence with a word that identifies or describes the subject
auxiliary (helping verbs)
verbs that accompany the main verb
phrase that consists of a main verb and all its auxiliary verbs
modifies a noun or pronoun by limiting its meaning
list the 2 indefinite articles
what is a definite article
formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter
What modifies a verb, an adj. or another adverb by making its meaning more specific?
How? When? Where? To what extent? In what manner? Why?
What 6 questions do adverbs answer?
What shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to some other word in the sentence?
What is a preposition that is made up more than one word?
object of a preposition
What are phrases that begin with a preposition that usually end with a noun or a pronoun?
What joins single words or groups of words?
What joins words or groups of words that have equal grammatical importance?
What kind of conjunctions work in pairs to join and groups of words of equal importance?
What joins a dependent idea or clause to a main clause?
What is used to clarify the relationship between clauses of equal weight in a sentence?
What is a word or a phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation?