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What is a noun? What types of nouns are there?

A person place thing or noun.
Common nouns: person place or thing
Proper nouns: specific person place or thing w a capital letter

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2 Specific types of nouns and which means what

Collective: a group of people or things
Compound: a noun consisting of more than one word ( social studies, bookkeeper)

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Adjective

Modifies a noun or pronoun and answer:
What kind?
Which ones?
How many?
How much?

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Adjective Articles

"The" is the definite
"An, a" are indefinite

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2 types of adjectives

Proper adjectives: formed from a proper noun
Compound adjectives: a word composed of two or more

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3 types of verbs

Action:,tells what action a subject is performing
Linking: connects a subject to a noun or an adjective in the predicate
Helping: assist the main verb in the sentence

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Helping verbs

Am,is,are,were,was,be,been,being,has,had,have,do,does,did,May,might,must,can,could,shall,will,should,would

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Adverbs

A word that modifies a verb,adjective,or other adverbs

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What question to adverbs answer?

Where?
When?
How?
To what extent?
USUALLY END IN -LY

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Some adverbs

Again, not, almost, alone , already, also, always, away, even, ever, here, just, later, never, now

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Common preposition

A word that shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word in the sentence

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Compound preposition

Composed of 2 or more words

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Preposition or adverb?

Prepositions answer the same questions but have an object
I went down (adverb)
I went down the stairs (preposition)

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Conjunctions and 3 types

Connects a group of words or groups of Words
Coordinating
Correlative
Subordinating

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Coordinating conjunctions (Fanboys)

Single connecting word
For
And
Not
But
Or
Yet
So

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Correlative conjunctions 5 pairs

Pairs of connecting words
Both... And
Either.....or
Neither......nor
Not only......But also
Whether.....or

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Interjection

Expression word

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Pronouns and 5 types

In place of nouns
Personal
Reflexive
Interrogative
Demonstrative
Indefinite

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Personal pronouns

Refer to people and things

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Reflexive/intensive pronouns

Formed by adding self or selves
Reflexive refers to the subject and functions as a compliment or object of a preposition
Intensive emphasizes a noun or another pronoun

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InterrogTive pronouns

Used to ask a question
Which
Who
Whom
Whose
What

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Demonstrative pronouns

Used to point out a specific person or thing
This
that
those
These

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Indefinite pronouns

Does not refer to anything specific
Everybody will select another for everything