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What are nouns? How do you test for a noun?
Naming words which name people, places and things. Test for a noun by seeing if 'the' can be placed in front of it or by seeing whether it will fit into a structure "do you know about _____?".
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Name 4 types of nouns?
Common nouns: classify things into categories. Proper nouns: specific names of people and places. Concrete: things you can see or touch physical things. Abstract nouns: refer to ideas and processes that cant be touched or seen
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What are Adjectives? What do they provide extra information to?
Describing words. They provide extra information about nouns by givign details about the physical qualities. eg some 'green' leaves
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How do you test for an adjective? What are comparatives and superlatives?
You test for an adjective by placing it between 'the' and a noun eg, the _______ dog or by placing very before it eg, very __________. Comparatives and Superlatives compare things eg, fast, faster, fastest
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What are verbs? Name two types of verb?
Verbs are doing words which express emotions and states. Stative verbs: express states of being or procession in which there are no obvious action eg, think and see. Dynamic verb: express a wide range of actions which may be physical eg, jump and run
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Name 4 types of nouns?

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Common nouns: classify things into categories. Proper nouns: specific names of people and places. Concrete: things you can see or touch physical things. Abstract nouns: refer to ideas and processes that cant be touched or seen

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What are Adjectives? What do they provide extra information to?

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How do you test for an adjective? What are comparatives and superlatives?

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What are verbs? Name two types of verb?

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