Grammar Features

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    • Nouns
      • Proper Nouns define something. eg Telford, Chloe, Asda
      • Common Nouns are things
        • Concrete Nouns; things you can touch eg Table
        • Abstract Nouns; can't touch. eg Love, Happiness
        • Collective Nouns; collection of things ef flock of birds, team
    • Pronouns stop repetition
      • Nouns
        • Proper Nouns define something. eg Telford, Chloe, Asda
        • Common Nouns are things
          • Concrete Nouns; things you can touch eg Table
          • Abstract Nouns; can't touch. eg Love, Happiness
          • Collective Nouns; collection of things ef flock of birds, team
      • Personal Pronouns replaces subject eg I and he
    • Adjectives describe nouns
      • Comparative; comparison "a hotter day than yesterday"
      • Superlative; comparison "the hottest day of the year"
    • Noun Phrases
      • Determiner eg 'the'
      • Pre-modifier eg 'blazing'
      • Head eg 'fire'
      • Post-modifier eg 'in the barn'
    • Sentence Moods
      • Declarative; makes a statement eg "Helen is 18. She starts Uni next month"
      • Interrogative; ask questions eg "Where have you been?"
      • Imperative; issue commands, advice eg "Close the door"
      • Exclamatory; emphatic, exclamation marks eg "I don't believe it!"
    • Sentences
      • Simple Sentence (one clause)
        • "He has 60 driving lessons"
      • Compound sentences (two main clauses)
        • "He had 60 driving lessons but he failed his test"
      • Complex sentences (main and subordinate clause)
        • "His mother, who grew up in Glasgow, had a Scottish accent"
    • Verbs
      • Main Verbs (dynamic) eg to eat, to sleep, to jump
      • Main verbs (stative) eg to think to seem to believe
      • Modal/auxiliaries eg can, will, shall, could, would, might
      • Primary verbs eg to be, to have, to do

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