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WORD FORMS Nouns – person, place, or thing (chair, book, church, friend, school, teacher, Karen, New York, whiteboard, ) Verbs – action words (eat, play, go, drink, be) Adjective – describes a noun (kind, brown, beautiful, good, wonderful, thin) Adverbs – modify a verb (quickly, badly, slowly, really , interestingly) Adjective clauses (p. 187 in Top 20 ) – must come immediately after the noun (or idea) they describe A phrase – a group of words (next week on Sunday, under the table) A clause – a group of words that has a subject (often a noun) and a verb (The classroom is small. Karen teaches.) Adjective clause is a clause (it has a subject and verb) that describes a noun. (The book, which is on the table, is College Writing 2
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Unformatted text preview: . The desk, which is in the classroom , is brown. Karen, who is standing in front of the room , teaches.) Relative Pronouns (serve as the subject of the adjective clause) Who Whose - when something belongs to a person (Stella, whose backpack is red, is sitting in the front row.) Whom -when the person receives the action but does not do it (My husband, whom I met many years ago, is from El Salvador.) Which (The Revolutionary War, which gave the U.S. initial freedom, began in 1776.) Which is used with commas. (George was holding a sword, which showed his power.) That (The Revolutionary War that began in 1776 was long and harsh.) George Washington, who was a wealthy man, was the first president of the U.S.A....
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