ch02 - Parts of Speech Objectives Define the eight parts of...

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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 2 Parts of Speech Objectives Define the eight parts of speech. Recognize how parts of speech function in sentences. Compose sentences showing words playing more than one grammatical role.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 3 Nouns name . . . Persons = Tracy, Juan, manager Places = Las Vegas, islands, Japan Things = popcorn, notebooks, surfboard
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 4 Nouns name . . . Qualities = efficiency, creativity, patience Concepts = ethics, communication, travel Activities = driving, management
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 5 Test for Nouns To test for a noun, use the word in question with the verb is or are . Tracy is Japan is Notebooks are Patience is Driving is
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 6 Dictionary Use A dictionary indicates the part of speech of each of its entries. The abbreviation used to classify a noun is usually n . Look up the parts of speech of the following words. business group train
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 7 Pronouns . . . Replace nouns. Use pronouns for efficiency and variety. Without pronouns: Jeff said Jeff must find Jeff’s keys before Jeff could leave for work. With pronouns: Jeff said he must find his keys before he could leave for work.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 8 Function as subjects : I , we , they , he , she , it , you Function as objects of verbs : me , us , them , him , her Show possession : Pronouns . . .
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 9 Pronouns . . . Act as connectors : that , which , who
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 10 The abbreviation used to classify a pronoun is usually pron. Look up the parts of speech of the following words. who me those Dictionary Use
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 11 Functions of Verbs Verbs express an action, an occurrence, or a state of being. Lisa wrote the report. ( Action ) The report has many footnotes. ( Occurrence ) She is a good writer. ( State of being )
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 12 Verbs Action verbs tell what the subject does. grumbles , decides , works , praises Linking (state of being) verbs join subjects to words that describe those subjects. is , are , was , were , appears , seems , feels , smells
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 13 Verb Examples Brandy delivered the envelope.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 2 - 14 Verb Examples Brandy delivered the envelope. ^ Action Verb
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Ch. 2 - 15 Verb Examples Brandy delivered the envelope . ^ Action Verb
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