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Parts of Speech
Transcript of Parts of Speech
We've got a few obstacles to overcome... Nouns Modifying Nouns Abstract Nouns -Something that doesn't register with your 5 senses The word "abstract" is like abstract art, it does not describe a physical object -A person, place or thing you can see, feel, hear, touch, or smell Pronouns Obstacle 4 Subject Pronouns Object Pronouns - A word that substitutes a noun, generally less specific than the noun
Noun = Emily; Pronoun = She or Her
- If you want a substitute for your average noun, get a "Pro" - The noun "subjecting" another noun to preform an action
- She threw it into the lake. -The object being "subjected" to act by the subject pronoun
- She threw it into the lake. Verbs Adjective Article Preposition Verbs Adverb Obstacle 5 - Articles come before the noun - Connects Nouns or Nouns to Pronouns
- Anywhere you can Pre"position" a garden gnome ie. within the ocean, on top of the mountain, etc. Verbals -Describes a verb or adjective
- "Ad"verbs advertise information about the verb or adjective -A verb disguised as another part of speech, such as a noun or adjective
- Hypocrites "verbal"ly tells you one thing but does another - Describes nouns and pronouns
- "Ad"jectives, similar to adverbs, advertise information about nouns Practice Makes Perfect.... Classify each as a concrete noun, abstract noun, or pronoun. Let's see how you did... Conjunctions Some More Practice! Here are the answers... Nouns - A person, place, or thing
- Nouns are "naming words" 1. Integrity
3. Mt. Everest
5. Responsibility 1. Abstract Noun
3. Concrete Noun
4. Concrete Noun
5. Abstract Noun Find the article in the following sentence :
He dreamed of taking a vacation to Paris. Find the preposition in the following sentence:
The keys were hidden underneath the stacks of paper. Find the article in the following sentence :
He dreamed of taking a vacation to Paris.
Find the preposition in the following sentence:
The keys were hidden underneath the stacks of paper. Example:
The crying baby kept her parents awake all night. Crying, which is normally a verb, is used as an adjective to describe the baby. Think you know adjectives? Write down three adjectives describing this picture. The answers are... There are an endless number of adjectives that could be used to describe that picture.
Some examples could include.... Serene
Calm - Combines two independent clauses (a simple sentence) together -Conjunctions are like two merging train tracks coming together to make one track. Almost done... Identify the conjunction in the following sentence. They planned to meet at the park but suddenly it began pouring down rain. They planned to meet at the park but suddenly it began pouring down rain. Did you correctly identify the conjunction? You think you understand verbs? Prove it. Think of a verb and adverb describing the picture below. Let's see how you did. There are endless possibilities to describe this picture.
An example could be:
Slowly climbing Isle of Speech Created by Grace and Marianne -Anything you can throw against concrete - An action word
-Verbs can be a "verbal" action such as yelling or a physical action such as racing Examples of An ArThecle include "an", "a", and "the."