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Grammar unit 2

nouns, pronouns, adjectives
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Gabrielle Schoenrock

on 16 September 2014

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Grammar Unit 2
Refers to a person, place, thing, or idea that may or may not be specifically named.
Indefinite Pronouns
Refers to a person, place, thing, or idea that may or may not be specifically named.
Indefinite Pronouns
Proper adjectives are formed from proper nouns and begin with a capital letter.
Proper Adjectives
This, That, These, Those

When they modify nouns or pronouns , they are called demonstrative adjectives.
When they take the place of nouns or pronouns, they are called demonstrative pronouns
Demonstrative Adjectives
A, An, The
Articles
Adjectives modify a noun or pronoun
Which One?
What Kind?
How Many?
How Much?
Adjectives
Adjectives modify a noun or pronoun
Which One?
What Kind?
How Many?
How Much?
Adjectives
Proper adjectives are formed from proper nouns and begin with a capital letter.
Proper Adjectives
This, That, These, Those

When they modify nouns or pronouns , they are called demonstrative adjectives.
When they take the place of nouns or pronouns, they are called demonstrative pronouns
Demonstrative Adjectives
A, An, The
Articles
A Person, place, thing, or idea

Compound Nouns: made up of two or more words used together as a single noun.

Examples: basketball, doghouse, fire drill, Thomas Edison, self-control
NOUNS!!!
Common nouns: not specific; does not begin with a capital letter

Proper nouns: names a particular person, place, thing, or idea; begins with capital letter

Examples:
poem
country
ship
street
COMMON and PROPER Nouns

Abstract Nouns: names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or characteristic
Concrete Nouns: names a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses
Examples: telephone, teacher, love, beauty
Collective Nouns: names a group

Examples:
audience
class
faculty
flock
A PRONOUN is a word used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns

Example: Lindsay picked up the ball and threw it.

ANTECEDENT: the word that a pronoun stands for
Pronouns!!!
Personal Pronouns

I, me my, mine, we, us, our, ours
you, your, yours
he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs
Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns

myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves
Reflexive- refers to the subject and functions as a complement or OP

Intensive- emphasizes a noun or another pronoun
points out a person, a place, thing, or idea

this, that, these, those
Demonstrative Pronouns
Introduces a question

what, which, who, whom, whose
Interrogative Pronouns
Introduces an adjective clause

that, which, who, whom, whose
Relative Pronouns
Proper Adjectives
It is formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter

Can you make these into proper adjectives??

America
China
Norfolk Christian
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