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What is a NOUN?

Names a person, place or thing

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What is a VERB?

Describes an action

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What is an ADVERB?

Describes a verb

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What is an ADJECTIVE?

Describes a noun

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What is a PREPOSITION?

Gives us information about the position of an object

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What is the job of a PROPER NOUN?

Names a specific person, place or thing

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What is the job of a COMMON NOUN?

Names a general category of person, place or thing

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What is an ABSTRACT NOUN?

A noun that we can't see or touch e.g. an emotion or feeling like happiness or pride

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What is a CONCRETE NOUN?

A noun that is a physical object like a desk or a chair - it can be detected by the senses or by a scientific instrument

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What is a PRONOUN?

It takes the place of a noun

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What does a CONJUNCTION do?

Joins words and sentences

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Identify the PROPER NOUNS in the following list - hat, physics, margarine, love, Francis, man, France, humour

Francis, France

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Identify the COMMON NOUNS in the following list - hat, physics, margarine, love, Francis, man, France, humour

hat, physics, margarine, man

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Identify the ABSTRACT NOUNS in the following list - hat, physics, margarine, love, Francis, man, France, humour

love, humour

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Identify the SINGULAR and PLURAL forms for this pair of nouns

Bird, birds

Bird = singular
Birds = plural

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Identify the SINGULAR and PLURAL forms for this pair of nouns

Loaves, loaf

Loaf = singular
Loaves = plural

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Give an example of a FIRST PERSON SINGULAR PRONOUN

I OR Me

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Give an example of a FIRST PERSON PLURAL PRONOUN

We OR Us

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Give an example of a SECOND PERSON SINGULAR PRONOUN

You

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Give an example of a SECOND PERSON PLURAL PRONOUN

You

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Give an example of a THIRD PERSON SINGULAR PRONOUN

He OR Him OR She OR It OR Her

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Give an example of a THIRD PERSON PLURAL PRONOUN

They OR Them

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What does a COMPARATIVE do?

Compares two things/objects

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What does a SUPERLATIVE do?

Suggests that something is the highest quality/the best in a category

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Identify the SUPERLATIVE

Tall, Taller, Tallest

Tallest

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Identify the SUPERLATIVE

Fast, Faster, Fastest

Fastest

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Identify the COMPARATIVE

Small, Smaller, Smallest

Smaller

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Identify the SUPERLATIVE

Smart, Smarter, Smartest

Smartest

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Identify the COMPARATIVE

Brave, Braver, Bravest

Braver

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What is the function of an AUXILIARY VERB?

It is used to show tense in compound verbs