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31 terms
English Grammar and Language
adjective
antonym
helping verb / auxiliary verb
clause
part of speech that modifies a noun or pronoun
word opposite in meaning to another
one that helps the main verb as in have in / have worked
group of word containing both a subject and a predicate and f…
adjective
part of speech that modifies a noun or pronoun
antonym
word opposite in meaning to another
95 terms
A Level English Language - Grammar
abstract noun
active sentence
adjective
adverb
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
a sentence where the subject/agent of the verb is foregrounded
a word that modifies a noun
a word that modifies a verb, telling you how, where, when and…
abstract noun
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
active sentence
a sentence where the subject/agent of the verb is foregrounded
25 terms
English Language Grammar
Noun
Adjective
Verb
Pronoun
Names people, places, things and ideas. E.g. Susan, London, t…
Describes a noun. E.g. good, pretty, small, bad
Describes an action, state, or existence. E.g. To walk, happy…
A word that takes the place of a noun. e.g He, She, It, They
Noun
Names people, places, things and ideas. E.g. Susan, London, t…
Adjective
Describes a noun. E.g. good, pretty, small, bad
26 terms
English Grammar and Language Conventions
grammar
declarative sentence
interrogative sentence
exclamatory sentence
The study of how words and their component parts combine to f…
States, declares, describes, or defines. A declarative senten…
Asks a question. An interrogative sentence ends with a questi…
Exclaims or shows excitement. An exclamatory sentence ends wi…
grammar
The study of how words and their component parts combine to f…
declarative sentence
States, declares, describes, or defines. A declarative senten…
18 terms
School Language (English/Chinese)
Hello
How are you?
I am fine.
Thank you
你好
你好吗
我很好
谢谢
Hello
你好
How are you?
你好吗
25 terms
AS English Language Grammar
Noun
Common noun
Concrete noun
Abstract noun
A word class that names a person, place, thing, or idea
boy, cat, lake, bridge
A noun that names an object that can not be challenged, e.g.…
a noun that names ideas, qualities, or feelings that cannot b…
Noun
A word class that names a person, place, thing, or idea
Common noun
boy, cat, lake, bridge
338 terms
English language grammar terms
Exclamative
The 8 word types
Noun
Proper noun
Punctuation used to express emotion
Nouns, pronouns, determiners, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, pre…
naming word; used to name a person, animal, place or idea.
names of places or people
Exclamative
Punctuation used to express emotion
The 8 word types
Nouns, pronouns, determiners, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, pre…
17 terms
English Language Grammar Terminology
Sentence Structure
Simple Structure
Predicate
Clause
The way that a sentence is arranged grammatically. Depends up…
A sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subje…
The part of a sentence/clause containing a verb & stating som…
A group of related words; but unlike a phrase, a clause has a…
Sentence Structure
The way that a sentence is arranged grammatically. Depends up…
Simple Structure
A sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subje…
10 terms
English Language Grammar
Grammar
Modality
Aspect
Voice
A set of rules that users of a language follow so that their…
Texts that concern themselves with ideas about possibility, p…
Different verb structures that can express important ideas ab…
Some texts use passive verb structures rather than active one…
Grammar
A set of rules that users of a language follow so that their…
Modality
Texts that concern themselves with ideas about possibility, p…
13 terms
English language: Grammar
Root word
Suffix
Prefix
Noun phrase
Morpheme that can stand on its own and form a word in its own…
A morpheme that comes after a root word and modifies it's mea…
A morpheme that goes before a root word and modifies it's mea…
Group of words built around a noun
Root word
Morpheme that can stand on its own and form a word in its own…
Suffix
A morpheme that comes after a root word and modifies it's mea…
29 terms
English language: grammar
Count nouns
Non count nouns
Concrete nouns
Abstract nouns
Can be counted, one, two
Nouns that cannot be counted, first second.
Solid tangible ideas, table, wardrobe.
Emotions and vague ideas, joy, anxiety
Count nouns
Can be counted, one, two
Non count nouns
Nouns that cannot be counted, first second.
22 terms
English Language/Grammar
What are the 8 parts of speech
Conjunction
Pronoun
Verb
Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Conjunction, Adverb, Verb, Interjec…
A word that joins other words or group of words
A word that substitutes for a noun (he, she, it, who)
An action or state of being (is, am, are, was, be)
What are the 8 parts of speech
Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Conjunction, Adverb, Verb, Interjec…
Conjunction
A word that joins other words or group of words
24 terms
English Language Grammar
Common Noun
Proper Noun
Collective Noun
Abstract Noun
A name common to a large class of things eg man cat table
The name of a particular person, place or thing
A name denoting a collection/ group of people (JURY, GOVERNME…
Eg concrete noun
Common Noun
A name common to a large class of things eg man cat table
Proper Noun
The name of a particular person, place or thing
36 terms
English Language - Grammar
Material verb
Mental verb
Relational verb
Dynamic verb process
Actions/events
Perception/thought/speech
States of being
Change in situation
Material verb
Actions/events
Mental verb
Perception/thought/speech
31 terms
English Language- Grammar
Nouns
Ajectives
Verbs
Adverbs
'naming words' e.g. London, book, romance
Describe nouns (and sometimes pronouns) e.g. large, sunny,fea…
'Doing' words
Describe verbs e.g. steadily, incredibly, sadly
Nouns
'naming words' e.g. London, book, romance
Ajectives
Describe nouns (and sometimes pronouns) e.g. large, sunny,fea…
75 terms
English Language: Grammar
Grammar
Metalanguage
Collective noun
Stative verb
The study of syntax (sentence structure) and morphology (word…
A language about language.
The names of groups or collections (flock, herd, crowd).
Express states of being (to know, to feel, to own).
Grammar
The study of syntax (sentence structure) and morphology (word…
Metalanguage
A language about language.
70 terms
English Language-Grammar
Noun
Concrete noun
Abstract noun
Proper noun
A naming word.
Names something that can be seen/touched.
Names something that cannot be seen/touched.
Always starts with a capital letter, usually names people (na…
Noun
A naming word.
Concrete noun
Names something that can be seen/touched.
18 terms
English language grammar notes
Synonyms for 'shows'
This (x) the idea/ impression/ concept…
The author/ speaker/ narrator/ dramati…
The character/ vocabulary/ word choice…
Suggests... Implies... Conveys... Indicates ... Tells... Imparts... Evokes... Reve…
Develops... Explores... Supports... Adds to... Creates... Introduces... Promote…
Expresses... Describes... Depicts... Presents... Portrays
Displays... Exhibits... Illustrates... Demonstrates... Pinpoints... Clarifies
Synonyms for 'shows'
Suggests... Implies... Conveys... Indicates ... Tells... Imparts... Evokes... Reve…
This (x) the idea/ impression/ concept…
Develops... Explores... Supports... Adds to... Creates... Introduces... Promote…
30 terms
GC English Language Grammar Terms
Adjective
Adverb
Auxiliary verb
Bound morpheme
Gives more information about nouns, describing the qualities…
Gives more information about verbs - typically, where, when a…
Verbs that help other verbs and include the verbs 'be', 'do'…
A part of a word that does not exist as an independent word b…
Adjective
Gives more information about nouns, describing the qualities…
Adverb
Gives more information about verbs - typically, where, when a…
87 terms
English Language- Grammar
What's an adjective
What's a verb
What's an adverb
What's a pronoun
a describing word e.g tiny, funny, smart
a doing word e.g stand, arrive, breathe
ly words (how a verb is done) e.g quickly, immediately
names e.g she, they, him
What's an adjective
a describing word e.g tiny, funny, smart
What's a verb
a doing word e.g stand, arrive, breathe
37 terms
English language - Grammar and Syntax
Morphology
Morpheme
Prescriptive approach
Descriptivism
the area of language study that deals with the formation of w…
the smallest unit of grammatical meaning. They can be words i…
an approach that concentrates on how language ought to be str…
an approach to language study that focuses on actual language…
Morphology
the area of language study that deals with the formation of w…
Morpheme
the smallest unit of grammatical meaning. They can be words i…
89 terms
A Level English Language - Grammar
abstract noun
active voice
adjective
adverb
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
a sentence where the subject of the sentence is the thing per…
a word that modifies a noun
a word that modifies a verb, telling you how, where, when and…
abstract noun
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
active voice
a sentence where the subject of the sentence is the thing per…
18 terms
english language grammar
proper noun
abstract noun
concrete noun
material verb
people or places
states feelings and concepts
objects which have a physical existence
action or events
proper noun
people or places
abstract noun
states feelings and concepts
13 terms
English language grammar
Finite verb
Phrase
Clause
Noun phrase
Has a subject an a tense
No finite verb- no tense or subject
Contains a finite verb
Groups of words built around a noun
Finite verb
Has a subject an a tense
Phrase
No finite verb- no tense or subject
25 terms
English Language AS Grammar
Stative verb
Dynamic verb
Auxiliary verb
modal verb
describes a state of being
describes an action
forms the tenses, moods and voices of other verbs e.g. are, b…
an auxiliary verb that expresses necessity or possibility e.g…
Stative verb
describes a state of being
Dynamic verb
describes an action
35 terms
English Language - Grammar
Phrase
Minor Sentence
Compound Sentence
Declarative Sentence
A group of words centered around a head word
A sentence that does not necessarily have a main verb in it,…
A sentence with more than one subject or predicate
A sentence in the form of a statement (in contrast to a comma…
Phrase
A group of words centered around a head word
Minor Sentence
A sentence that does not necessarily have a main verb in it,…
English Language Levels- Grammar
Negating and affirmative particles
Noun phrases
Verb phrases
Adjectival phrases
Words which either provide a negative or affirmative function…
Contain a head noun e.g. the TIMES... Constituent structure e.g.…
Main verb e.g. prime minister TAKES big lead... Extensions= main…
Generally appear after the verb e.g. he is very INTELLIGENT
Negating and affirmative particles
Words which either provide a negative or affirmative function…
Noun phrases
Contain a head noun e.g. the TIMES... Constituent structure e.g.…
Language Arts/English/Grammar
Pronoun
Antecedent
Personal Pronoun
Reflexive Pronoun
Word that is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns
Word or word group that a pronoun stands for (or refers to)
Refers to the one speaking (first person), the one spoken to…
Refers to the subject and is necessary to the meaning of the…
Pronoun
Word that is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns
Antecedent
Word or word group that a pronoun stands for (or refers to)
39 terms
English Language: Grammar
Open class words
Closed class words
Noun
Proper noun
New words added easily
Functional, new words are rare
A thing, a naming word
Specific places, people, organisations, days of the week, mon…
Open class words
New words added easily
Closed class words
Functional, new words are rare
101 terms
English Language-Grammar
Grammar
Semantics
Phonology
Morphology
Made up of three sections-... 1.sentence construction... 2.word ord…
The meaning of language
Sounds of language
Formation of words
Grammar
Made up of three sections-... 1.sentence construction... 2.word ord…
Semantics
The meaning of language
12 terms
English Language Grammar II
Declarative sentence
Defining relative clause
Demonstrative Pronoun
Dependent clause
Sentence type typically used to make a statement
Relative clause that contains information required for the un…
Pronoun which indicates closeness or distance from the speake…
Part of a sentence which contains a subject and a verb but do…
Declarative sentence
Sentence type typically used to make a statement
Defining relative clause
Relative clause that contains information required for the un…
48 terms
English Grammar and Language use
Adjective
Adverb
Article
Clause
A descriptive word that modifies a noun or pronoun
A word that modifies a verb,adjective, or another adverb and…
A word that is use to limit a noun, either indefinite (a and…
A group of words that are related and contain both a subject…
Adjective
A descriptive word that modifies a noun or pronoun
Adverb
A word that modifies a verb,adjective, or another adverb and…
43 terms
English Language- Grammar
Verb
Common noun
Abstract noun
Active verb
A doing word
Naming word e.g chair
State of being e.g happiness
A physical action e.g jump
Verb
A doing word
Common noun
Naming word e.g chair
39 terms
English Language (grammar)
Syntax
Morphology
Simple sentence
Compound sentence
Placing words in a particular order
The structure of words,how they are formed
Constructed of a basic subject and verb pattern in one comple…
Contains two or more clauses which could each stand alone and…
Syntax
Placing words in a particular order
Morphology
The structure of words,how they are formed
8 terms
World Language English Grammar
Definite Article in English
indefinite Articles in English
what is the difference between definit…
descriptive adjective
the
a, an, some
definite articles explain a specific noun;indefinite articles…
describes a noun
Definite Article in English
the
indefinite Articles in English
a, an, some
26 terms
English Language- Grammar Terms
Active voice
Adjective
Adjective clause
Adverb
One of two voices in English. Direct form of expression where…
Part of speech which describes/modifies a noun
Another word for 'relative clause'
Word which modifies a verb or adjective
Active voice
One of two voices in English. Direct form of expression where…
Adjective
Part of speech which describes/modifies a noun
16 terms
English Language LE Grammar
Morpheme
Free morpheme
Affix or bound morpheme
Phrase
The smallest grammatical unit
A morpheme that can stand on it's own as a word
A morpheme that cannot stand on its own as a word but combine…
A group of words centred around a head word
Morpheme
The smallest grammatical unit
Free morpheme
A morpheme that can stand on it's own as a word
26 terms
English language grammar
The 8 word classes
Types of noun
Grading adjectives
How to spot comparative adjectives
Nouns verbs adjectives pronouns adverbs prepositions determin…
Proper common concrete abstract collective singular plural co…
Comparative superlative absolute
Er ending or more in front
The 8 word classes
Nouns verbs adjectives pronouns adverbs prepositions determin…
Types of noun
Proper common concrete abstract collective singular plural co…
9 terms
English Language Grammar Part 1
declarative sentence
imperative sentence
interrogative sentence
exclamitive sentence
A sentence type which is used to make a statement.
A sentence type which is used to give an order or command.
A sentence type which is use to ask a question.
A sentence type which is used to make exclamatory remarks.
declarative sentence
A sentence type which is used to make a statement.
imperative sentence
A sentence type which is used to give an order or command.
28 terms
Middle School English Language Idioms
to hit the books
to break the ice
an ice-breaker
to give ( someone) the cold shoulder
to study very hard
to say or do something to help... people relax and talk to each…
an activity that helps strangers... relax and get to know each o…
to give unfriendly treatment to... someone you know
to hit the books
to study very hard
to break the ice
to say or do something to help... people relax and talk to each…
12 terms
Common Core Language Arts-- English Grammar
Subject
Predicate
Noun
Verb
Who is the sentence about? (Can be an animal, plant, person o…
What action is the subject doing?
person, place, object, feeling/idea
an action
Subject
Who is the sentence about? (Can be an animal, plant, person o…
Predicate
What action is the subject doing?
A Level English Language - Grammar
abstract noun
active sentence
adjective
adverb
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
a sentence where the subject/agent of the verb is foregrounded
a word that modifies a noun
a word that modifies a verb, telling you how, where, when and…
abstract noun
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
active sentence
a sentence where the subject/agent of the verb is foregrounded
77 terms
2016-2017 School Year - Literary Elements, Figurative Language & Grammar
Supporting/minor character (definition)
Antagonist (definition)
Protagonist (definition)
Dynamic character (definition)
*Serves a purpose (humor, moves the story along, helps the pr…
Gets in the protagonist's way...IS the obstacle
*Solves the conflict... *Is faced with an obstacle
A character that undergoes a change in actions, maturity or b…
Supporting/minor character (definition)
*Serves a purpose (humor, moves the story along, helps the pr…
Antagonist (definition)
Gets in the protagonist's way...IS the obstacle
AS English Language Grammar Terminology
Glottal stop
prepositions
Adverbs
Sentence Functions
missing out the 't' in words
links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentenc…
Describes a verb... Adverb of manner: how the verb is done... Adver…
Imperatives: order... Declaratives: statement... Interrogatives: qu…
Glottal stop
missing out the 't' in words
prepositions
links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentenc…
27 terms
English Language AS Grammar Vocab
Active Voice e.g... the dog chewed the bone
Adjective phase... e.g really quick
Adverbial phase... e.g he will come today…
adverbial clause e.g as soon as it was…
where the subject is the actor in the sentence
group of the words that act as a adjective
clause element that provides additional information about tim…
dependent clause introduced by a subordinating conjunction su…
Active Voice e.g... the dog chewed the bone
where the subject is the actor in the sentence
Adjective phase... e.g really quick
group of the words that act as a adjective
28 terms
As level english language grammar
Concrete nouns
Abstract nouns
Proper nouns
Common nouns
Words that are visible and tangiable
Names we have for idea, processes, emotions, occasions and ti…
Names given to specific people and places
Classify things in to types and general categories
Concrete nouns
Words that are visible and tangiable
Abstract nouns
Names we have for idea, processes, emotions, occasions and ti…
95 terms
A Level English Language - Grammar
abstract noun
active sentence
adjective
adverb
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
a sentence where the subject/agent of the verb is foregrounded
a word that modifies a noun
a word that modifies a verb, telling you how, where, when and…
abstract noun
a noun which refers to ideas and concepts that only exist in…
active sentence
a sentence where the subject/agent of the verb is foregrounded
48 terms
English language paper 1 grammar
Subjunctive mood
Relative clause
Adjective phrase
Adverbial clause
A verb if it discusses something not factual. ... Incorrect: if…
Uses a relative pronoun or relative adverb to begin a subordi…
does the work of an adjective in a sentence. Most commonly ad…
acts as an adverb and contains both a subject and a verb. It…
Subjunctive mood
A verb if it discusses something not factual. ... Incorrect: if…
Relative clause
Uses a relative pronoun or relative adverb to begin a subordi…
52 terms
A2 English Language: Grammar
I, me
you
he, she, it, him, her
they, them
first person singular
second person singular and plural
third person singular
third person plural
I, me
first person singular
you
second person singular and plural
90 terms
English Language A2- Grammar
Metalanguage
Grammar
Morphology
Syntax
A language about language
The study of syntax and morphology
The study of word structure
the study of sentence structure
Metalanguage
A language about language
Grammar
The study of syntax and morphology
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