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Define an Action verb:

a word expressing action

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Define a Linking verb:

expresses a state of being and connects subjects to words

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Common Linking Verbs:

Be, Am, Is, Are, Was, Were, Been

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other LVs:

appear/seem/smell/feel/remain

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Forms of the Verb 'Be':

am, are, has been, had been, shall be, would have been

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Define a Helping Verb:

Helps the main verb express action

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List some Helping Verbs:

can, could, has, might, are

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Define a Verb Phrase:

consists of 1+ main verb and/or more helping verbs

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Define a Transitive Verb:

a verb that expresses action directed at an object

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Define an Intransitive Verb:

a verb that has no object

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Because Linking Verbs do not have objects, they are automatically ______

intransitive

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Objects are always in what direction to the verb?

to the right

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An Adverb modifies...

a verb, adjective, or another adverb

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Adverbs describe what?

Where, When, How, How long/often
To what extent
How much

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Adverbs appear where in the sentence?

anywhere

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When an adverb modifies a verb phrase, it frequently comes in the _____ of the phrase

middle

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Define a Preposition:

a word that shows relation of a noun/pronoun to another word

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List Prepositions:

aboard, about, above, at, before, of, off, on, up to, up

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What PoS Object does a Preposition have?

Noun

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Define a Prepositional Phrase..

a preposition, it's object, and modifier

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How to tell if a word is an Adjective or Adverb?

Adverbs describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs
Adjectives describe nouns and pronouns

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Define a conjunction:

a word that joins a word/word group

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Define a Coordinating Conjunction:

a conjunctions that joins word in the same way

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Define a Correlative Conjunction:

pairs of conjunctions that join words/word groups with one at the beginning and end of the sentence (both...and)

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If the word 'for' has a comma before it, what PoS is it?

conjunction

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Define an Interjection:

a word that expresses emotion. It has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence