GRAMMAR parts of speech

GRAMMAR parts of speech - GRAMMAR PARTS OF SPEECH...

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GRAMMAR PARTS OF SPEECH NOUN —names a person, place, thing or idea answers the questions who? or what? Types : common noun —man, city, school proper noun —Zach, Boulder, Fairview High School concrete noun —hat, book, chair abstract noun —love, courage, decision collective noun —crowd, team compound noun —Ringling Brothers Circus VERB —expresses action or state of being Types : active verb —expresses an action transitive —carries the action to an object The boy kicked the ball. intransitive —has action, but no object The teacher laughed. The catcher shrugged. linking verb— expresses a state or condition intransitive no action mainly forms of “to be” (am, were, being, been, is, are, was) also: appear, become, feel, grow, look, remain, seem, smell, sound, stay, taste helping verb— combines with the main verb forms of “to be”, “to do”, “to have” also: may, will, can, could, should, would, might, must may be separated from the main verb in a sentence: Did you find the gloves? We had finally completed our work.
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ADJECTIVE--modifies (describes) a noun answers the questions: which? this man, that student what kind of? blue eyes, ugly shirt how many? several tickets, ten cookies usually right before the noun
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