Flashcards in Grammar Review Deck (30):
a person, place, thing, or idea
Takes the place of a noun (he she it they we I)
Expresses action or state of being
consists of the main verb + the helping verb (was crowned)
a word that modifies a noun or pronoun
a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another verb (uses -ly)
relates the noun or pronoun following it to another word in the sentence (along)
connects words or groups of words (but-because-and)
Expresses feeling or emotion "Ouch!"
must contain a subject and a verb and must express a complete thought.
Part about which something is being said
The doer of the sentence
signals a brief pause
receives the action of a verb or shows the result of the action
Precedes the direct object and answers the question to whom, to what, for whom, for what after the verb.
Refers back to the subject
"That car is a blue CHEVY"
An adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies the subject
"Martin is FAMOUS for his cooking"
How many types of sentences are there?
States an idea and ends with a period.
asks a question and ends with a question mark
Gives an order or a direction and ends with either a period or an exclamation mark
Conveys strong emotion and ends with an exclamation mark.
a phrase starting with a preposition and is used to modify other words.
"To the edge" "of the road"
a noun or a pronoun with modifiers that stands next to a noun or pronoun and adds extra details in identifying, renaming, or explaining that preceding word.
Mr Clark, AN EXPERIENCED SCOUTMASTER, knows.....
a phrase starting with a present or past participial.
"we watched the men CONSTRUCTING THE DAMN"
A phrase introducing by an infinitive. It is made up of the infinitive and its modifiers and complement.
"TO GRADUATE A YEAR EARLY is my goal"
A phrase starting with a gerund (most of the time). It includes the gerund and its modifiers and complement.
Gerund- ends in ing
can stand alone as a simple sentence
TIME PASSES RAPIDLY when one is buy.
Depends on the rest of the sentence for its meaning
He will go IF HE FEELS LIKE IT
A verb has four Principle Parts:
Present Part: Walk
Present Participle: Walking
Past Part: Walked
Past Participle: Walked