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key terms-english

key terminology-english language

TermDefinition
proper noun refer to specific people and places and are usually written with a capital letter
concrete noun physical things like people, objects and places-things that can be touched and measured
abstract noun ideas, processes, occasions, times and qualities- they cannot be touched or seen
collective noun refer to a group or set of people, animals or things
noun phrase a word or group of words containing a noun and functioning in a sentence as subject, object, or prepositional object.
descriptive(adjective) colour, size,shape
evaluative(adjective) opinion
pre-modifying(adjective) used as an adjective to characterize a person or thing,when it appears before the word is called pre-modifier
post-modifying(adjective) when appears after the word is called post-modifier
comparative(adjective) can be formed ny adding -er,can also be formed using the modifier,'more'
superlative(adjective) can be formed by adding -est,can also be formed using the modifier,'most'
main verb a sentence adverb is a word that modifies a sentence as a whole or a clause within a sentence
auxiliary modal verb a modal auxiliary verb, often simply called a modal verb or even just a modal, is used to change the meaning of other verbs
dynamic verb denote an actual action or expression or process done by the subject
stative verb refer to the state of the subject or situation of the subject
verb phrase most verb phrases are easy to identify because they consist either of just one main verb or a main verb preceded by one or more auxiliary verbs
adverb of time explain the duration, frequency and period of time when an action takes place
adverb of manner modify verbs
adverb of place express position,direction and distance
adverb of degree(infensifier) express intensity or degree of an action
adverb of frequency describe how often something happens
sentence of adverb a sentence adverb is a word that modifies a sentence as a whole or a clause within a sentence.
adverbial(adverb phrase) an adverbial phrase (also known as an adverb phrase) is a group of words that functions as an adverb in a sentence.
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