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Eng Q3 (V,N,Pro)

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Verb, noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction, interjection 8 parts of speech
verb a word that shows action, links another word to the subject, helps another this, or merely indicates existence
physical, mental two broad types of action verbs based on the verb itself
verb phrase two or more words that function together as a verb
main verb the word that contains the central meaning of a verb phrase
transitive, intransitive, linking, helping four types of verb based on use in the sentence
transitive a verb that requires a receiver of its action in order to express a complete thought
intransitive a verb that does not require a receiver of its action in order to express a complete thought
linking a verb that links a word in the predicate to the subject
helping a verb that helps the main verb to make a statement
noun a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea
common noun names a person, place, thing, or idea but does not say which particular one
proper noun names a particular person, place, or thing and always begins with a capital letter
concrete noun names whatever exists as a physical or material substance
abstract noun names a quality, state, activity, or general idea
collective noun names a group or a collection
compound noun two or more words used as a single noun
substantive used to refer to any word, phrase, or clause that functions as a noun or as a noun equivalent
appositive a substantive that follows another substantive to explain or identify it
appositive phrase an appositive with all its modifiers
commas used to set off nonessential appositives/appositive phrases
pronoun a word that takes the place of a noun
antecedent the word for which a pronoun stands
personal, reflexive, intensive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite, relative seven types of pronouns
personal pronouns reference the speaker, the person spoken to, or the person spoken about
first person type of personal pronoun that references the speaker
second person type of personal pronoun that references the person spoken to
third person type of personal pronoun that references the person spoken about
compound personal pronouns personal pronouns+the suffix -self or -selves
reflexive, intensive two types/uses of compound personal pronouns
reflexive compound personal pronoun that "reflects" the action of the verb back to the subject
intensive (mr. smith HIMSELF did the work/mr. smith did the work HIMSELF) compound personal pronoun that is used for emphasis
interrogative pronouns pronouns used to ask a question
who, whom, whose, which, what five interrogative pronouns
demonstrative pronouns pronoun that points out the person or thing referred to
this, that, these, those the four demonstrative pronouns
indefinite pronouns pronouns that do not specifically point out persons or things and don't usually have antecedents
relative pronouns pronouns that introduce dependent clauses
who, whom, whose, which, that five relative pronouns
Created by: tatianaprince