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ENGLISH REVIEWPronouns- a word that takes the place of a noun- ex. we,me, you, it, he/sheNominative pronoun- SUBJECT- perform the actionoImadesome cake for youoHebrokemy flute todayoWewentout to eat at BJsObjective pronoun- OBJECT- who/what receivesthe actionoI gavehimmy last CheetooNoahgavemehis number last weekendPOV- Singular and pluralSINGULARSubjective (does action)Objective (receives action)Possessive (belonging to one)First personIMeMine, mySecond personYou (u broke my heart)You (he bought u this)Your, yoursThird personHe, she, itHim, her, it His, her, hers, itsPLURALSubjective (does action)Objective (receives action)Possessive (belonging to one)First personWeUsOur, oursSecond personYou (you are not my friends, when speaking to group of ppl- “if u want to succeed in this class pls act like it”You (Mr. Reid gave it to you all)Your, yoursThird personTheyThemTheir, theirsAdjectivesPositive degree- normal formoAnatomy is difficult to learnoHe is handsomeoIm gonna wear a floral top for the photoshootComparative degree- comparing person/thing to anotheroAnatomy is much more difficult than psychologyoNoah is way more handsome than my fianceSuperlative degree- compares more than 2 ppl/things- compare to rest of worldFOCUS POINTSSignal words typesCity and state punctuationSuffix meaningsBest clarity- dangling modifierWord def- context cluesPlural formsFormal writingSub verb agreementSimple vs complex vs compound vs compound complexPOV plural and singular
oAnatomy is the most difficult subject to ever be createdoHe is the most handsome man I have ever laid my eyes onVerbs- explain action or describe way an action is happeningLinking (state of being) verbs- am, is, are, was, were, being, beenojoin subjectof sentence to further info about subjectoUsed to connect ideasoDON’T SHOW ACTIONoEx. That handsome boy ismy teacherLinks teacher to handsome boyThe dog was scaredLinks scared to dogoCan be verbs that relate to senses- look, sound, smell, feel, tasteThe TEAS test looksdifficult to passThe bear lookedlonelyThe bear isn’t actually looking, it just appears this wayLinks lonely to bearThe bear smellslike cinnamonBear isn’t smelling cinnamon, it just smells like itLinks cinnamon to bearoCan reflect state of being- appear, seem, become, grow, turn, prove, remainDr. Larsen seemssweetThe sky becamedarker all of a suddenAction verbs- explain action- walked, talked, smelled, bought, madeoSHOW ACTIONoThe bear lookedat me when I stepped on the tree branchoThe bear smelledthe human before completely devouring itAdverb- modifies a verb- gives more info about verbsDivya singsbeautifullyin the showeroBeautifully describes the way Divya is singing Noah waitedimpatientlyfor his foodoImpatiently described how Noah waitedAnswer these questions:oHow?

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