AQA AS English Language Glossary- Word Classes

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Noun
Naming words- of objects, people, places, feelings and attitudes e.g. house, love, Paul
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Verb
Used to show actions or states of being, feeling and thinking e.g. build, walk, believe
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Adjective
Describing words- adds detail to nouns e.g. yellow, large, young
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Adverbs
Describing words- adds detail to verbs e.g. quickly, wearily, delicately
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Determiner
Used to precede nouns to clarify e.g. The, a, an
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Preposition
To show relation to a place or time e.g. under, by, on
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Conjunction
Used to link words and phrases together e.g. because, and, or
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Pronoun
Replaces noun names, can be used to refer to previous or future names in text e.g. I, me, her
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Proper noun
Names of people and places- John, Italy, Scotland
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Abstract noun
States, feelings and concepts with no existence physically e.g. sadness, joy
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Concrete noun
Physically existing objects. Can be countable or non-countable e.g. countable: coin, non-countable: money
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Dynamic verb
Verbs which involve processes that will change over time e.g. play, melt, hit
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Stative verb
Verbs which involves states that do not change over time and remain constant e.g. love, hate, contain
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Used to show actions or states of being, feeling and thinking e.g. build, walk, believe

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Verb

Card 3

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Describing words- adds detail to nouns e.g. yellow, large, young

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Card 4

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Describing words- adds detail to verbs e.g. quickly, wearily, delicately

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Card 5

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Used to precede nouns to clarify e.g. The, a, an

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Paul Dutton


A quick revision tool which covers the basics.

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