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Parts of Speech

Noun: Word used to name a person, place, thing, or idea.
Pronoun: A word used in place of a noun.
Adjective: Word used to modify a noun or a pronoun. Which one? What kind? How many?
Verb: Word that expresses action or shows a state of being.
Adverb: Word used to modify a verb, adjective, or other adverb. How? When? Where? or To what extent?
Preposition: Shows the relation of a noun to another word in the sentence.
Conjunction: Word that joins other words/groups of words.
Interjection: Word that adds emotion to a sentence (Wow!).
Nouns that are capitalized are called proper nouns.
Nouns that are not capitalized are called common nouns.
prep (a): (11) aboard about above across after against along amid among around at
prep (b): (9) before behind below beneath beside between beyond but by
prep (d-o): (12) down during except for from in into like of off on over
prep (p-u): (12) past since through throughout to toward under underneath until unto up upon
prep (w): (3) with within without
run-on sentence two or more sentences (independent clauses) that are connected without any punctuation.
A comma splice a sentence that is created by joining two independent clauses with a comma.
Commas to join independent clauses
Commas to separate items in a series
Commas used after introductory elements
Commas with Nonessential Elements
Commas with_________ adjectives Coordinate Adjectives
Commas with _________ elements and Parenthetical Elements
Primarily, periods are used to separate sentences.
Periods are used in names and titles, such as Mr. and Mrs. or Dr.
Periods are used when typing____ in reports. medications
Include a colon after a greeting in a business letter (Dear Mr. Chambers:).
Include a colon in expressions of time (3:32 A.M.).
Include a colon in specific account instructions after a subheading.
The most common use of hyphens is to create compound modifiers.
words with the prefix ex-, self-, all-, or the suffix –elect are hyphenated.
Hyphens are used when a prefix is added to a proper noun or a proper adjective.
Created by: trinka