Word classes

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  • Created on: 02-11-17 11:43
Imperative verb
Gives an order or command. e.g Stop!, Drive the car
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Negative verb
Used to form a negative e.g is not, cannot, don't
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Inerrogative verb
Refers to features to ask questions e.g What 'is' she 'doing'? May I 'have' a drink?
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Conditional verb
Depending on a condition e.g. may be, might have, could be
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Active verb
Verb that shows an action e.g The boy 'ate' the cake
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Passive verb
when the subject of the sentence is acted on by the verb e.g The cake 'was eaten' by the boy
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Adverbs
Adverbs fill in background detail about what happens
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Comparatives
To compare differences between two objects e.g more, happily
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Superlatives
Of the highest quality or degree e.g. most, happiest
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Adverbs of a degree
Tells the intensity of something e.g. quite happily, extremely happily
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Prepositions
expressing a relation to another e.g on, in, up, after, through
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Descriptive adjective
Used to describe different qualities of something e.g. The flowers are 'beautiful'
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Quantitative adjective
Describes the quantity of something e.g. many, one, whole
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Demonstrative adjective
Descries which noun or pronoun you're referring to e.g. this, those, that, these
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Possessive adjectives
Shows whose the object is e.g. my, mine, his, yours, your, our, ours, their, theirs
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Interrogative adjectives
Used to form a question e.g. which, what, whose
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Distributive adjectives
Describes specific members of the group e.g. each, every, neither, any
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Articles
Used to describe the noun you're referring to e.g a, an, the
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Common noun
Refers to people or things in general e.g. boy, country, bridge, city, house
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Proper noun
Identifies people or places e.g. Imogen, London, Australia
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Abstract noun
A word to show the feeling of something e.g. happiness, joy, fear
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Coordinating conjunction
A conjunction placed between two phrases e.g. and, or, but
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Subordinating conjunction
A conjunction that introduces a subordinating clause e.g. although, because
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Card 2

Front

Used to form a negative e.g is not, cannot, don't

Back

Negative verb

Card 3

Front

Refers to features to ask questions e.g What 'is' she 'doing'? May I 'have' a drink?

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Depending on a condition e.g. may be, might have, could be

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Verb that shows an action e.g The boy 'ate' the cake

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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