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NOUNS: Proper Nouns - a definition

A name of one specific person, place or thing that is capitalized

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NOUNS: Common Nouns - a definition

One specific class or group that is not capitalized

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Nouns as the subject

The DOG broke the lock.

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Nouns as a direct object

The dog broke the LOCK.

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Nouns as an indirect object

I gave HAROLD the lock.

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PRONOUNS - a definition

Pronouns are used in place of a noun

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PRONOUNS: Personal (subject)

I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they

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PRONOUNS: Interrogative

who, what, where, when, how, why, which, whom

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PRONOUNS: Relative

who, which, that, when, whose

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PRONOUNS: Indefinite

anyone, someone, somebody, anybody, nobody, no one

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PRONOUNS: Demonstrative

these, those, this, that

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PRONOUNS: Reflexive

myself, himself, herself, itself, themselves, yourselves, ourselves

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PRONOUNS: Possessive

mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, yours, theirs

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PRONOUNS: Possessive Adjectives

my, your, his, her, its, our, your, them

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PRONOUNS: Object

me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them

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ADJECTIVES - a definition

Words used to describe a noun or a pronoun. What kind, how many or which one.

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ADJECTIVES: Comparative

bigger than, richer than, better than

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ADJECTIVES: Superlative

the biggest, the richest, the best

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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.

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VERBS: Transitive

relates an action that has an object. (gives transit)

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VERBS: Intransitive

does not need an object.

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VERBS: Linking

links the subject and the compliment.

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ADVERBS - a definition

Adverbs describe a verb, adjective or another adverb.

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ADVERBS of Frequency

always, often, never

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ADVERBS of Time

before, yet, still

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ADVERBS of Place

there, here, everywhere, somewhere, anywhere

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ADVERBS of Degree

almost, nearly, barely, hardly, just

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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:

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PREPOSITIONS of Place

at, in, beside, between, for, behind, off, on

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PREPOSITIONS of Time

in, on, at, about, off, on

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CONJUNCTIONS - a definition

Conjunctions are words that connect parts of speech.

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INTERJECTIONS - a definition

Interjections are words to express feelings or emotions.