Flashcards in Section A - Paris Anthology Deck (51)
Physical action (running, walking, jumping)
Mental action (thinking, wondering, hoping)
Comparing noun to something else (more beautiful, faster)
Saying something is 'most' of it's kind (most beautiful, fastest)
Adverb of Manner
Describes action/object (silently, incredibly, hurriedly)
Adverb of Time
Describes when action took place (yesterday, last week, in two days time)
Adverb of Place
Describes where object is (there, somewhere, by the table)
Adverbs that describe entire sentence (consequently, frankly, unfortunately)
Verbs indicating possibility of action (can, may, might, should, could, will)
Exclamations that express emotion ("Hi!" "Bye!" "Sorry" "Excuse me")
Sentence omitting words (e.g; "Didn't like it" instead of "I didn't like it") = conversational tone
Obsolete language (henceforth, whither, thou)
Informal expressions (quid, mate, bloke, lass)
Language substituting non-offensive term (He passed away instead of he's dead, Jim)
Phrase describing noun (the happy children, he was the man chosen for the job)
Connectives (and, or, but, while, since, because)
Contains subject and verb ("I'm late", "Here is my bag")
Before/after main clause - giving extra information
Words before nouns
Determine nature between words (across, after, before, during, into, under, without)
Statement - "The cat is on the radiator"
Instruction - "Put the cat on the radiator"
Question - "Why is the cat on the radiator?"
Lots of emotion - "Get the cat off the radiator!"
Sentence missing main verb "Not bad! Brilliant"