Linguistic Frameworks

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Imperative
Command Verb e.g. stop, look, listen
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Infinitive
The base form of the verb e.g. to walk, to talk, to kick, to punch
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Stative Verb
Verbs that convey internal actions and states of being e.g. to be, to hope, to consider
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Dynamic Verb
Verbs that convey external, visible, physical actions e.g. to kick, to fly, to jump
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Verb Phrases
Verb Phrases consist of two or more verbs working together as one unit e.g. I WAS RUNNING to work when I tripped and fell
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Main Verb
the main verb in a verb phrase that carries the main meaning
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Auxiliary Verbs
These are helper verbs, they help convey tense. They come before the main verb in a verb phrase. There are 3 main auxiliary verbs: TO BE, TO HAVE, TO DO
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Modal Auxiliary Verb
These verbs help to convey future time and degress of certainty. These are: CAN, COULD, WOULD, SHOULD, MAY, MIGHT, MUST, SHALL, WILL
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Concrete Noun
An physical object e.g. Lawyer, Money, Toothbrush
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Abstract Noun
A concept/feeling/something that we can't see e.g. Honour, Love, Justice
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Proper Noun
The name of something e.g. England, Mary, John
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Modifying Verbs
Adverbs conveying time, place, manner (when, where, how)
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Time Verbs
When did this happen? e.g. soon, regularly, never
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Place Verbs
Where did this happen? e.g. here, there, outside
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Manner Verbs
How did this happen? e.g. slowly, carefully, loudly (hint: normally has an 'ly' at the end)
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Modifying Adjectives or other Adverbs
A noun can be described by a single adjective e.g. a HEAVY ball. Or and adjective can be intensified by an adverb e.g. a VERY HEAVY ball.
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Intensifying Adverbs
Very, Really, Extremely
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Modifying the sentence that follows
These adverbs pass an opinion on the statement that follows, they are called disjuncts e.g. Amazingly, Thankfully, Honestly
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Card 2

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The base form of the verb e.g. to walk, to talk, to kick, to punch

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Infinitive

Card 3

Front

Verbs that convey internal actions and states of being e.g. to be, to hope, to consider

Back

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Card 4

Front

Verbs that convey external, visible, physical actions e.g. to kick, to fly, to jump

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Verb Phrases consist of two or more verbs working together as one unit e.g. I WAS RUNNING to work when I tripped and fell

Back

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