Word Classes

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Prepositions
Indicates the relationship to where things are e.g. 'in' 'at' 'by' 'on'
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Verb
Doing word e.g. 'he LIFTED the bag'
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Compound adjective
Two words which make an adjective e.g. 'mouth watering'
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Abstract noun
Cannot touch e.g. 'dream' 'love' 'hope'
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Adjective
Describing word
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Proper Noun
Names of people or places (capital letters)
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Common Noun
Names of things
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Pre-modifier
Adjective before noun e.g. 'the PRETTY girl'
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Post-modifier
Adjective after noun e.g. 'the girl who was PRETTY'
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Collective noun
Groups of things or animals e.g. 'flock' 'herd' : NOT PLURAL (dogs)
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Dynamic verb
Active verbs e.g. 'run'
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Modal auxilary verbs
Possability e.g. 'may' 'can' 'must' 'shall' 'ought'
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Pronoun
Replaces noun e.g. 'you' 'me'
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Adverb
Modifies the verb e.g. 'she walked SLOWLY'
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Stative verb
A verb which continues and isn't an action e.g. 'to think'
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Absolute adjective
First meaning e.g. 'SMALL smaller smallest'
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Comparative adjective
Second meaning e.g. 'small SMALLER smallest'
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Superlative adjective
Last meaning e.g. 'small smaller SMALLEST'
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Primary auxilary verbs
e.g. 'Do' 'Be' 'Have'
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Conjunction
Joining words e.g. 'and' 'because'
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Determiners
'The' 'A' 'An'
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Doing word e.g. 'he LIFTED the bag'

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Verb

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Two words which make an adjective e.g. 'mouth watering'

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Card 4

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Cannot touch e.g. 'dream' 'love' 'hope'

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Card 5

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Describing word

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