e24 - Names for Words The Parts of Speech Names for Words:...

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Names for Words The Parts of Speech
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Names for Words: Parts of Speech No matter what, words must be put together That makes a sentence Nothing is possible without sentences
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Sentence Structure All sentences must start with a capital letter All sentences must end with a punctuation A sentence is not a part of speech; it just the thing that contains the Part of speech
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8 Main Parts Of Speech Nouns interjections Verbs Adjective Adverbs Preposition Conjunctions Pronouns
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Conjunctions Join Things
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Conjunctions Conjunctions are connecting words Example: And adds things together in the sentence “I like baseball and soccer.” Or also joins, but makes an option “What do you like best, dogs or cats?” Or can also pose a question.
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Using And/Or Sentence 1: “I am going to play.” Sentence 2: “I am going to study.” Using And to join: “I am going to play, and I’m going to study.” Using Or to join: “ I am going to play, or I’m going to study.”
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Using a Comma Before every joining word, a comma (,) must be used Example: “I like soup, and I like sandwiches.” You also must check that a and/or can be used by taking out the , and/, or and replacing it with a period.
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Different Conjunctions Conjunctions aren’t only and/or, they are: So, because, but, then, after,also just a (,), etc.
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More examples No one came to save him, so he went off to explore. Alice smiled, and then turned to her rabbit
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Adjectives Words that describe
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Adjectives Words that describe Are used to describe nouns Used to say: How something feels, tastes, looks, or sounds
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Things that we describe You Sky School Bird Etc.
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Words to Describe Green – Any Color Stormy Loud Five – Any Number
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Putting it all together Yellow Chickens Purple sweater Cloudy Sky Stinky Cigarette
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Using more than one adjective In some cases, 2 adjectives may be used to describe Examples “The car was boxy, and green. “ The thin, gray paper airplane was indestructible.”
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Adjectives Pick some adjectives for:
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Nouns Pronouns and Proper Nouns
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Pronouns Take the place of nouns Save time and energy Pronouns are words such as it, he , she, they, etc. **They refer to the previous noun
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Examples of Pronouns “Joe, won a new car, and he jumped with joy.” Joe
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Something's OWN name Include names, nicknames, pets names, places names, city names, etc. Proper Nouns also define
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ENG 1001 taught by Professor Hager during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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