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1 By: Dulce Macias, Vanesa Lima,
Parts of Speech By: Dulce Macias, Vanesa Lima, Elisa Ley, Kemisa Kassa Honors English Period 4

2 Nouns (pg 3-6) A noun is a word or word group which is used to name a person, place, thing or idea. A common noun names any one of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas and is generally not capitalized. A proper noun names a particular person, place, thing, or idea and is capitalized. A concrete noun names a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses. An abstract noun names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic. Examples: The boy was at Chuck E. Cheese. Sarah’s intelligence made people envious.

3 Pronouns (pg 6-9) This That These Those Who? Whom? What ? Which? Whose? A Pronoun is a word that is used in a place of one or more nouns or pronouns. An Antecedent is a noun that the pronoun is replacing. Personal Pronouns are the ones speaking or the ones spoken to, or the one spoken about. Demonstrative Pronouns are ones that point out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. Interrogative Pronouns introduces a question. Examples: Ms. Bohac bought a coffee from Starbucks. She enjoyed it. My dog likes her toys. This is not the right house. Who is at the door?

4 Did Jennifer draw this picture or that one?
Adjectives (pg 10-14) An adjective is a word that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun. When they modify nouns or pronouns, they are called demonstrative adjectives. When words are used as a pronoun, these words take the place of nouns, or other pronouns. When used as an adjective, they modify nouns or pronouns. Articles are the most frequently used adjectives: a, an, & the Examples:) Did Jennifer draw this picture or that one? A girl won.

5 Verbs (pg 14-21) A verb is a word that is used to express action or a state of being. A helping verb (aka auxiliary verb) helps the main verb express action or a state of being. Action verbs express either physical or mental action, while non-action verbs don’t. Examples: Ex. Has my sister played my new CD for you? Ex. The dog smelled the baked bread. Can could did do does had has have may might must shall should will would

6 Adverbs (pg 21-27) An adverb modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs always answer the question where? When? How? Or To what extent? Beth did an exceptionally fine job. Slightly cooler temperatures are forecast. Mr. Lomazzi is an especially talented chef. We lived there. May we go tomorrow. She quickly agreed. He hardly moved. Calving was almost never there. We’ll meet shortly afterward. She slept too late.

7 Compound Prepositions:)
Prepositions (pg 28-31) A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another word. The noun or pronoun that a preposition relates another word to is called the object of the preposition. Prepositions that consist of two or more words are called compound prepositions. Compound Prepositions:) according to as of aside from By means of in addition to in front of in place of in spite of instead of next to on account of prior to Commonly Used Prepositions(: About after amid as behind beside between beyond concerning except in like off out past throughout toward until with

8 Conjunction (pg 31-33) A conjunction is a word that joins words or word groups. A coordinating conjunction joins words or word groups that are used in the same way. Correlative conjunctions are pairs of conjunctions that join words or word groups that are used in the same way. both…and either…or whether…or not only…but also neither…nor for and nor but or yet so

9 Interjections (pg 33-34) BOOM! POP! OUCH! HEYYY!
An interjection is a word that expresses emotion. It has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence! BOOM! POP! OUCH! HEYYY! ah aha boy-oh-boy hey hurrah oh oops ouch uh-oh well whew whoa wow yahoo yikes yippee

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