Proper Nouns - Naming words
Adverbs - IT modifies a verb, adjective or another adverb
Concrete Nouns - physical objects
Abstract Nouns - feelings and emotions
Preposition - the relationship between two objects
Dynamic Verbs - A progressive action of the subject
Modal Auxilliary Verb - They show the possibility of an action
Comparative Adjective - Eg. Bigger
Superlative Adjective - Eg. Biggest
Stative Verbs - refer to a state or condition
Sentance Structures and types
Simple Sentances - Only contain 1 clause
Compound Sentances - Usually contain 2 seperate clauses compounded
Complex Sentances - Uses many clauses which may be dependant on each other
Usual Syntactical Order - English = Subject/ Verb/ Object
Unusual Syntax = Deviating from the S/V/O order
Interrogative - A sentance asking a question
Exclamatory - A sentance showing much emotion (uses ! at the end)
Declarative - A sentance which is simply a statement
Imperative - A command or order
Hyperbole - an overexaggeration
Ennumerators - Numbers showing nouns "140 people"
Misanthropic - Not liking people
Polysemic - Taking meanings differantly
Passive Sentances - Sentances which remove or delay the subjects involvement
Syndetic List - a list containing "and/but/or"
Asyndetic List - A list without a conjunction
Co-Ordinating Conjunction - "And"
Contrasting Conjunction - "But"
Juxtoposition - Showing two extremes "tall and short"
Noun phrase - Part of a sentance containing the noun
verb phrase - Part of a sentance containing the verb
object phrase - Part of a sentance containing the object
compliment phrase - It isnt acted on by the subject, its the same thing
subordinate clause - If it contains a verb which cant stand alone
Pre modification - Adjectives before the subject
Post modification - Adjectives after the subject