English Words

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  • Words
    • Nouns
      • Proper
        • Names of people and places
          • e.g. James, England
      • Abstract
        • Concepts without a physical existence
          • e.g. love, anger
      • Concrete
        • Objects that have a physical existence
          • Countable (pluralised)
            • e.g. cup
          • Non-countable
            • e.g. furniture
    • Verbs
      • Mental
        • Show internal processes
          • e.g. think, believe, wish
      • Relational
        • Identify properties or show states of being
          • e.g. be, appear, seem, become
      • Verbal
        • Show external processes of communication
          • e.g. say, shout, whisper, scream
      • Material
        • Actions or events
          • e.g. hit, jump, wash, build
    • Adjectives and Adverbs
      • Base
        • The basic form of a modifier
          • e.g. big, interesting, carefully
      • Superlative
        • A form used to compare more than two instances, identifying a best example
          • e.e. biggest, most interesting, most carefully
      • Comparative
        • A form used to compare two instances using "-er" or "more"
          • e.g. bigger, more interesting, more carefully
    • Pronouns
      • Demonstrative
        • Orientate the reader/listener towards something near or far away
          • e.g. this, these, that, those
      • Personal
        • Refer to people and are differentiated in terms of person, number and gender
          • e.g. I, you, she, they
      • Indefinite
        • Non-specific person, place or idea
          • e.g. someone, everything, anyone
    • Determiners
      • Possesives
        • Show ownership
          • e.g. my, your, her, our
      • Articles
        • Show that something is definite or indefinite
          • the (definite)
          • a/an (indefinite)
      • Quantifiers
        • Specific or non-specific quantities of a noun
          • e.g. one, two (specific)
          • e.g some, any, a few
    • Conjunctions
      • Co-ordinating
        • Link words, phrases and clauses together to make them equal
          • e.g. and, but, or, yet
      • Sub-ordinating
        • Link clauses together to show one is dependant on the other
          • e.g. but, although, while, for

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