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Dynamic Verbs

Physical action (running, walking, jumping)

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Stative Verbs

Mental action (thinking, wondering, hoping)

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Comparative Adjectives

Comparing noun to something else (more beautiful, faster)

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Superlative Adjectives

Saying something is 'most' of it's kind (most beautiful, fastest)

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Adverb of Manner

Describes action/object (silently, incredibly, hurriedly)

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Adverb of Time

Describes when action took place (yesterday, last week, in two days time)

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Adverb of Place

Describes where object is (there, somewhere, by the table)

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Sentence Adverbs

Adverbs that describe entire sentence (consequently, frankly, unfortunately)

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Modal Verbs

Verbs indicating possibility of action (can, may, might, should, could, will)

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Interjections

Exclamations that express emotion ("Hi!" "Bye!" "Sorry" "Excuse me")

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Ellipsis

Sentence omitting words (e.g; "Didn't like it" instead of "I didn't like it") = conversational tone

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Archaisms

Obsolete language (henceforth, whither, thou)

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Colloquialisms

Informal expressions (quid, mate, bloke, lass)

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Taboo Lexis

Swear words

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Euphenisms

Language substituting non-offensive term (He passed away instead of he's dead, Jim)

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Neologism

New words

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Noun Phrases

Phrase describing noun (the happy children, he was the man chosen for the job)

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Conjunctions

Connectives (and, or, but, while, since, because)

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Main Clause

Contains subject and verb ("I'm late", "Here is my bag")

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Subordinate Clause

Before/after main clause - giving extra information

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Determiners

Words before nouns

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Definite Article

A, the

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Numerical Determiners

Numbers

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Prepositions

Determine nature between words (across, after, before, during, into, under, without)

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Declarative Sentence

Statement - "The cat is on the radiator"

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Imperative Sentence

Instruction - "Put the cat on the radiator"

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Interrogative Sentence

Question - "Why is the cat on the radiator?"

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Exclamatory Sentence

Lots of emotion - "Get the cat off the radiator!"

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Minor Sentence

Sentence missing main verb "Not bad! Brilliant"

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Simple Sentence

Sentence with one clause, a verb and a subject
"The bag is white"