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Comparitive Adjective
Makes comparisons and adds detail to the noun it is describing e.g. taller
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Superlative Adjective
Modifier used to intensify those comparisons e.g. tallest
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Adverb
Adds detail to a verb or adjective e.g. loudly
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Co-ordinating Conjunction
FANBOYS
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Subordinating Conjunction
Connects a main clause and a subordinate clause
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Abstract Noun
Doesn't exist phsically
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Concrete Noun
Can be touched and exist physically
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Collective Noun
Groups e.g. team, flock
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Proper Noun
Capital letter
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Personal Pronoun
Replaces the subject e.g. I, him, her, it
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Preposition
Position, direction or time
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Possessive Pronoun
Shows possession e.g. mine, ours, his
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Reflexive Pronoun
End in self or selves
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Demonstrative Pronoun
Pointing at something or someone e.g. this, that, these, those
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Indefinite Pronoun
Don't refer to specific things or people e.g. someone, anthing
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Relative Pronouns
linking words that refer directly to the noun they are replacing
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Interrogative Pronouns
Asking a question e.g. 5W's
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Infinitive Verbs
Put 'to' in front
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Dynamic Verbs
Physical actions
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Stative Verbs
States or conditions e.g. think, feel, be, have
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Auxiliary Verb
placed in front of the main verb to clarify its meaning e.g. to be, to have, to do
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Modal Verb
Should, could, must, can will, shall- express intention or uncertainty
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Modifier used to intensify those comparisons e.g. tallest

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Superlative Adjective

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Adds detail to a verb or adjective e.g. loudly

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Card 4

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FANBOYS

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Card 5

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Connects a main clause and a subordinate clause

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