Unit 10 Grammar

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word that names a person, place, thing, or an idea

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word that names a person, place, thing, or an idea

Noun

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shows possetion, owernship, or the general relasionship

Possesive Noun

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object that occupies space or that can be recognized by any of the senses

Concrete Noun

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names an idea, a quality, or a characteristic

Abstract Noun

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name of a particular person, place, thing, or idea

Proper Noun

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general not particular name of a person, place, thing, or idea

Common Noun

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sometimes considered singular and sometimes plural (rule: singular is a group; plural is an individual member of a group

Collective Noun

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takes place of a noun, a group of words acting as a noun, or a pronoun

Pronoun

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refers to a specific person or thing by indicating the person speaking

Personal Pronoun

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takes the place of the possesive form of a noun

Possesive Pronoun

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refers or reflects back, to a noun or pronoun earlier in the sentance

Reflexive Prounoun

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adds emphasis to another noun or pronoun in the same sentance

Intensive Pronoun

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points out specific nouns

Demonstrative Pronoun

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used to form questions

Interrogative Pronoun

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used to begin a special subject-verb word group called a subordinate clause

Relative Pronoun

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refers to persons, places, or things in a more general way than a noun does

Indefinate Pronoun

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words that expresses action or a state of being and is necessary to make a statement

Verb

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tells what someone or something does

Action Verb

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action verb that is followed by a word or words that answers the question "what?" or "whom?"

Transitive Verb

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an action verb that is not followed by a word that answers the question "what?" or "whom?"

Intransitive Verb

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links or joins the subject of a sentence (often a noun or pronoun) with a word or expression that identifies or describes the subject

Linking Verb

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consists of a main verb and all its auxillary, or helping, verbs

Verb Phrase

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a word that modifies a noun or pronoun by limiting its meaning; it tells what kind, which one, how many, or how much

Adjective

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the adjectives "a", "an", and "the"; "a" and "an" are called indefinite articles; they can refer to any one of a kind of person, place, or thing; "a" is used before consonant sounds and "an" is used before vowel sounds; "the" is called a definite article; it refers to a specific person, place, or thing

Ariticle

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formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter

Proper Adjective

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a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb by making its meaning more specific

Adverb

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used to clarify the relationship between clauses of equal weight in a sentence

Conjunctive Adverb

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a word that shows the relashionship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in a sentence

Preposition

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phrases that end with a noun or a pronoun

Object of the Preposition

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made up of more than one word

Compound Preposition

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a word that joins single words or groups of words

Conjunctions

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joins words or groups of words that have equal gramatical weight in a sentence

Coordinating Conjunction

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work in pairs to join words and groups of words of equal weight in a sentence

Correlative Conjuntion

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joins two clauses or ideas in such a way as to make one grammatically dependent upon the other

Subordinating Conjuntion

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a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation; an interjection has no grammatical connection to other words

Interjection

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