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1 How well do you know your Parts of Speech?

2 Nouns There are 6 different types of nouns.

3 All nouns will be either 1.Common: general name for a person, place, thing, or an idea. They are not capitalized. OR 2. Proper: the name of a particular person, place, thing, or idea. They are ALWAYS capitalized.

4 All nouns will be either 3. Concrete: name something that is tangible (can be seen, touched, heard, smelled, or tasted) OR 4. Abstract: names an idea, a condition, or a feeling or something that is not tangible

5 All nouns will be either 5. Singular: one person, place, thing, or idea OR 6. Plural: more than one person, place, thing, or idea (generally denotes with an s or es at the end of the noun)

6 Nouns MAY BE one of these: 7. Compound: noun made up of more than one word (railroad, notebook, station wagon) 8. Collective: singular noun that represents a group or collection (team, pack, jury) 9. Gerunds: verbals (ending in –ing) that are working as nouns in a sentence (swimming, running, thinking)

7 Pronouns are EVERYWHERE! Dont get bogged down by this… Use your brain and make connections to what you already know!

8 1. Personal: Takes the place of common and proper nouns (must have an antecedent!) Personal PronounsSingularPlural 1 st Person : the person or people speaking or writing I, me My, mine We, us Our, ours 2nd Person : the person or people being spoken or written to You Your, yours You Your, yours 3rd Person : the person, people, or things being spoken or written about She, her, He, him, It His, her, hers They, them Their, theirs Pronouns: take the place of a noun

9 Personal Pronouns have two forms: 2. Subject form 3. Object from SingularPlural Subject: whom or what the sentence is about (also called Nominative) I, you, he, she, it Who, whoever We, you, they Who, whoever Object: who or what received the action Me, you, her, him, it Whom, whomever Us, you, them Whom, whoever

10 Other types of pronouns 4. Demonstrative Pronouns: point things out ordemonstrate (This, That, These, Those) 5. Interrogative Pronouns: used to ask questions. (What, Who, Whom, Whose, Which) 6. Relative Pronouns: relate clauses to the rest of the sentence (That, Who, Whom, Whose, Which) 7. Reflexive/Intensive: refer back to the subject orintensify (Myself, Yourself, Herself, Himself, Itself, Ourselves, Yourselves, Themselves)

11 8. Indefinite Pronouns refer to something that is unspecified.

12 Verbs There are three types of verbs.

13 Three types of verbs: 1.Action Verbs: Express action that a noun can do! (jump, think, swim, write, watch) 2.Linking Verbs: Do NOT express action. They connect (link) the subject to more information about the subject. 3.Helping verbs: have no meaning on their own. They help out the main verb.

14 Most common linking verbs The forms of to be – Am – Are – Is – Was – Were – Being – Been – Be

15 Helping Verbs Am, Are, Is, Was, Were, Being, Been, Be Have, Has, Had Do, Does, Did Shall, Should, Will, Would May, Might, Must, Can, Could F2JWKY63K0&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PL3FD89C6396B9858A&edufilter=R77X1Y45qK10Rul3kxVhMw

16 Whats the difference? Adverbs: describe verbs, adjectives, or adverbs – Answer: How? When? Where? Why? To what extent? Adjectives: describe nouns or pronouns – Answer: Which one? What kind? How many/much? ?video_id= ?video_id=159876

17 Prepositions A preposition shows a relationship between two things. Work in phrase as adjectives or adverbs Location (on, under, in) Timing (before, after, during) Direction (from, toward, to)

18 Conjunctions: Combine sentences, phrases, or clauses F FOR AAND NNOR BBUT OOR YYET SSO

19 Interjections 1. Words that are interjected into a sentence to express emotion (set off with an exclamation point or comma title=Interjections_&video_id=159691

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