English Grammar

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Noun
word used to identify any class of people, places or things (eg. money, trees, Eiffel Tower)
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Verb
a word used to describe an action, state or occurrence (eg. hear, became, happen)
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Adverb
a word that modified the meaning of an adjective, verb or other adverbs (eg. gently, here, very)
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Pronoun
a noun that can perform on its own (eg. I, you, he, she)
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Possessive Pronoun
a pronoun indicating possession (eg. mine, yours)
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Adjective
a word naming an attribute of the nouns; a describing word (eg. ed, sweet)
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Stative Verb
a verb that describes a state of being; they are unchanging
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Dynamic Verb
a verb describing an action; a process that changes over time
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Modal Verb
an auxiliary verb that expresses necessity or possibility (eg. should, could, might)
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Past Tense Verb
expresses activity, action, state or being in the past
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Active Verb
the subject of the verb is doing the action (eg. France BEAT Brazil in the final)
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Passive Verb
presents the object as affected by the subject (eg. The ball was kicked by the boy)
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Concrete Noun
things that you can experience through your five senses
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Proper Noun
a name used for an individual person, place or organisation, spelled with an initial capital letter (eg. Jane, London, Oxfam)
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Abstract Noun
a noun denoting an idea, quality or state rather than concrete objects (eg. love, hope)
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Comparative Adjective
comparative form is used for comparing two people or things (eg. he is taller than me)
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Superlative Adjective
superlative form is used for comparing one person or thing with every other member of the group (eg. he was the tallest boy in the class)
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Connective
a word used to link linguistic ideas within the same sentence (eg. but, and, so)
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Conjunctive
a word/phrase used to link linguistic ideas; normally at the start of a new sentence or paragraph (eg. however, moreover)
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Preposition
a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element within the clause (eg. the man on the platform)
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Modifiers
adjectives and adverbs
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Imperatives
of the nature of or expressing a command
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Exclamatory
expressing surprise, strong emotion or pain
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Declaratives
a sentence in the form of a statement
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Interrogatives
words used in questions (eg. how, what)
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Definite Article
'the' in English
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Phrase
a small group of words standing together as a unit, usually forming a component of a clause
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Clause
a part of a sentence; each clause has only one main verb
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Lexis
words
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Semantic Field
a set of words that are semantically likes, by meaning
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Lexeme
root word
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Lexicon
stock of words, like a dictionary
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Individual Lexicon
personal dictionary
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Syntax
structure within a sentence
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Connotations
what a word infers for that person, the idea or feelings attached to that word
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Denotative
the literal meaning of a word
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a word used to describe an action, state or occurrence (eg. hear, became, happen)

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Verb

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a word that modified the meaning of an adjective, verb or other adverbs (eg. gently, here, very)

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Card 4

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a noun that can perform on its own (eg. I, you, he, she)

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a pronoun indicating possession (eg. mine, yours)

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