NOUNS: Proper Nouns - a definition
A name of one specific person, place or thing that is capitalized
NOUNS: Common Nouns - a definition
One specific class or group that is not capitalized
Nouns as the subject
The DOG broke the lock.
Nouns as a direct object
The dog broke the LOCK.
Nouns as an indirect object
I gave HAROLD the lock.
PRONOUNS - a definition
Pronouns are used in place of a noun
PRONOUNS: Personal (subject)
I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they
who, what, where, when, how, why, which, whom
who, which, that, when, whose
anyone, someone, somebody, anybody, nobody, no one
these, those, this, that
myself, himself, herself, itself, themselves, yourselves, ourselves
mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, yours, theirs
PRONOUNS: Possessive Adjectives
my, your, his, her, its, our, your, them
me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them
ADJECTIVES - a definition
Words used to describe a noun or a pronoun. What kind, how many or which one.
bigger than, richer than, better than
the biggest, the richest, the best
VERBS - a definition
Verbs describe the state of being of a subject. It can also be used to describe or to show physical or mental action.
relates an action that has an object. (gives transit)
does not need an object.
links the subject and the compliment.
ADVERBS - a definition
Adverbs describe a verb, adjective or another adverb.
ADVERBS of Frequency
always, often, never
ADVERBS of Time
before, yet, still
ADVERBS of Place
there, here, everywhere, somewhere, anywhere
ADVERBS of Degree
almost, nearly, barely, hardly, just
PREPOSITIONS - a definition
Prepositions express relationships between people, things and actions by placing words in front of nouns, noun phrases or pronouns to connect them to another word. eg:
PREPOSITIONS of Place
at, in, beside, between, for, behind, off, on
PREPOSITIONS of Time
in, on, at, about, off, on
CONJUNCTIONS - a definition
Conjunctions are words that connect parts of speech.
INTERJECTIONS - a definition
Interjections are words to express feelings or emotions.