Verb and Noun, Adjective, and Conjunction Types

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Main Verb
The most important verb in the sentence because it shows the action of the subject
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Auxiliary / Primary Verb
'Helping' verbs. Usually clarify the main verb, 'to be', 'to have' or 'to do'
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Modal Verbs
Type of auxiliary verb that shows possibility eg may, might, possibly, could, can
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Deontic Modality
More definate - 'It' must happen eg can, will, shall,
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Epistemic Modality
'It' is less likley to happen eg might, could, would
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Stative Verb
A verb which expresses state of the subject, refering to thoughts, feelings etc. For example, feel, dream, believe,
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Dynamic Verb
Refering to a physical state, eg run, drive, move
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Transitive Verb
Used with the direct object - needs context after it to make sense eg Alan SOLD a car
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Intransitive Verb
Used alongside a direct object - doesn't need context in order to make sense eg Dora COUGHED
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Verb Phrases
A phrase made up of mainly verbs eg he COULD SWIM fast
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Common Noun
General objects, places, people eg towel, road, city, person, cat
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Proper Noun
Specific names of places, people - usually have a capital letter eg York, Poppy, Tuesday
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Concrete Noun
A physical thing eg touch, sea, chips
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Abstract Noun
Something that can't be picked up by the 5 senses. Eg beauty, love, faith
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Pronoun
Replaces other types of noun on a sentence eg him, myself, me, you
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Personal Pronoun
Specific to you eg me, you, he, she, etc
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Reflexive Pronoun
__'self' eg myself, herself, himself, yourself
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Possesive Pronoun
Shows ownership eg mine, your, her, our
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Demonstrative Pronoun
Similar to deixis, they guide the reader towards something eg this, these, that
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Indefinite Pronoun
Refers to a person, object or idea that is non-specific eg someone, everything, anyone
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Noun Phrase
Phrases made up of nouns eg 'washing line', 'pink folder'
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Comparitive Adjective
Using '-er' or more to compare two instances eg 'Mine is BETTER than yours'
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Superlative Adjectives
Showing the best example by using '-est' or 'most' eg 'Your entry is the best'
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Empty Adjectives
Words wil a weaker meaning eg lovley, nice
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Co-ordinating Conjunction
Link words or larger structures that are equal, eg and, but, or, yet
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Sub-ordinating Conjunction
Link words or larger structures that aren't equal eg because, although, while, for
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'Helping' verbs. Usually clarify the main verb, 'to be', 'to have' or 'to do'

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Auxiliary / Primary Verb

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Type of auxiliary verb that shows possibility eg may, might, possibly, could, can

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Card 4

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More definate - 'It' must happen eg can, will, shall,

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'It' is less likley to happen eg might, could, would

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