English Language Key Terms

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Noun:
A word for a person, a place or a thing.
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Proper Nouns:
They refer to actual people or places. Proper nouns always begin with a capital letter.
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Collective Nouns:
They are names given to a group of things.
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Abstract Nouns:
They are things that you can’t actually see or can only imagine.
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Personal Pronouns:
Refer to specific people and things. For example - I, you, she, he, it, we, they.
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Indefinite Pronouns:
We use indefinite pronouns when we’re not sure of the exact numbers. For Example: some, no-one, anyone, everyone.
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Possessive Pronouns:
They show that something belongs to someone. For Example: mine, yours, hers, his, its, ours, theirs.
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Demonstrative Pronouns:
They point out things. For Example: this, that, these, those.
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Adjective:
Is a word that helps to describe a noun.They are descriptive words. They help to describe a noun.
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Verb:
Verbs are words that describe an action, a situation or a mood. Every sentence needs a verb.
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Adverb:
Adverbs tell us a little more about a verb.
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Preposition:
Prepositions work by linking two nouns together. They make the sentence sound more natural. For Example: about, of, under, over, on, between, along, before, after, against.
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They refer to actual people or places. Proper nouns always begin with a capital letter.

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They are names given to a group of things.

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They are things that you can’t actually see or can only imagine.

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Refer to specific people and things. For example - I, you, she, he, it, we, they.

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