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Parts of Speech.... me and kat

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Bailey Landry

on 27 February 2013

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Parts of Speech By Bailey Landry and Katherine Praschak Pronouns A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun. The noun replaced or referred to is called the antecedent. Example: The football team was determined and they won the game. Indefinite Pronouns Refers to people or things that are not named or known Verbs -Action Verbs
-Linking Verbs
-Helping Verbs
-Irregular Verbs Action Verbs An action verb tells what the subject is doing. Action verbs help bring your writing to life. Linking Verbs A linking verb connects a subject to a noun or adjective in the predicate. Predicate is the part of a sentence containing a verb and stating something about the subject. Helping Verbs A simple predicate may include a helping verb plus the main verb. The helping verb makes the verb more specific. Irregular Verbs Irregular verbs don't follow the 'ed' rule. Instead o f adding 'ed' to show past tense the word might change. Citations for Pictures http://graphicslava.com/underwater-photography/
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/parts-of-speech_1.htm Example: The food at the restaurant tasted wonderful. Adjectives Adjectives are words that describe nouns or pronouns. sensory adjectives help the reader see, hear, feel,smell, and taste what writers are describing. Example: She went swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. Adverbs Adverbs tell..... How? Where? When? How much? Most adverbs end in 'ly' Changing the location of an adverb might change sentence's meaning. Comparative Adverbs Compares two persons, places, or ideas. Superlative Adverbs Compares three or more persons, places, or ideas. Example: I went to the sunny beach today. Example: He patiently waited to continue talking. Example: She thought she ought to finish doing her homework before watching television. Demonstrative Demonstrative adjective points to specific noun such as this, that, these, and those. Predicate Predicate adjectives come after a linking verb the describes a noun or a pronoun before. Compound Compound adjectives are made of two or more words. Some are spelled as one word, others are hyphenated. Indefinite Preposition/ Prepositional Phrase Example:(prepositional) Before I went to the store, I went to get a starfish. A preposition is a word that shows a relationship between noun and some other word in the sentence. Example: (preposition) The goldfish bowl is on the table. Connects: bowl and table. Preposition Prepsitional Conjunctions Conjunctions connect words, groups of words, and sentences. There are three kinds of conjunctions: coordinating, subordinating, and correlative. Possessive Only compares one person, place, or idea. Example: I'll be there soon to see the sharks. Example: He was the fastest sprinter out of all of the boys. Example: We went to an all-day beach volleyball tournament. Interjection An interjection expresses strong feelings or emotions. It can also be a single word or a phrase. Present: buy

Past: bought Example: "Oh no!" I said, there was a whale that almost hit that boat. Example: My mom brought me to the beach and she brought my friends too. Example: Yesterday the sun was bright, but today it's brighter. Indefinite adjective is form from an indefinite pronoun such as few, many, more, and some Example: There were many sea food restaurants when I went to Florida. Everyone was excited to go to the ocean for the first time.
Everyone= noun
Excited= predicate adjective Example: This sand is burning my feet. Noun Videos! Proper Nouns and Common Nouns Abstract Nouns and Collective Nouns Nouns and Concrete Nouns Example: We were going surfing and scuba diving today.
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