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Transcript of Nouns
:Identifies a person, place or thing, or idea.
Ex) George and Godzilla walked into Antonio's to order a large pepperoni pizza.
George is a person, Antonio's is the place, Pizza is the thing, and Godzilla is also a thing.
name a specific one of a kind item.
identify the general variaties.
ran away from
Plural/ Plural Possessive
-To make a noun plural you add "s" "es" or "ies"
The boy were running to the park.
-Plural Possessive only add an ' to make it possessive.
Singular/ Singular Possessive
- Add an apostrophe and "s" to make it singular possessive.
-Singular noun is just one person,animal or thing.
-Replaces the noun in the sentence.
Ex.1: I went to the store.
"I" is the pronoun
Ex.2: It was __ fault.
Present : Indicates that the action is happening now. in other words the action is present.
Correct: The girl is playing with her toy.
Incorrect: The girl was playing with her toy.
Past: Indicates that the action has already happened. In other words the action is in the past.
Correct: She ran the mile last week.
Incorrect:She still needs to run the mile.
Future: Indicates that the action will happen. in other words the action hasn't happened yet.
Correct: I will turn in my homework tomorrow.
Incorrect: I already did my homework yesterday.
Linking: They show no action but they link the subject with the rest of the sentence.
Ex) The girls stayed calm when the earthquake hit.
Ex) James is excited about his win.
:The thing doing the action is the subject and then the thing receiving the action is the object.
Betty cleaned the gym.
is the subject doing the action
is the active verb
is the object
The thing receiving the action is the subject and then the thing doing the action is optionally near the end of the sentence.
The room would be finished by a professional.
is the subject receiving the action
Would be finished
is the passive verb
is doing the action
A conjunction placed between words, phrases, clauses, or sentence.
Ex) Jamie ___ I went roller skating last weekend.
I don't want to go to school ___ I have to take a test.
-Adverbs modify a verb an adjective or another adverb.
-Adverbs also tell when, where and how something happened.
Ex: Matt swims slowly.
would be the adverb because it is modifying the verb
Ex)We were very hungry.
What would be the adverb here?
Comparative adverbs compare two things such as people, places or things .
Robert can run fast but Matt can run
Fast is the adverb
Faster is the comparative adverb
Robert and Matt are the two subjects
Ex2)Jolanda can swim but Leeya can swim faster.
Nouns, Adverb,Verbs,Coornating Conjunctions, and Pronouns
Abstract: Identifies feelings, ideals, concepts and qualities.
to watch movies with my family.
is the abstract noun
it is expressing your feelings about watching movies
Ex:2) I expressed anger when I got my test results.
Whats the abstract noun?
Collective: Identifies a groups or collections.
Ex:1) Herd of Sheep
is a group or collection of
would be the noun.
Ex:2) Class Example.
Its an adverb that ends in "est"
Ex) Matt is fast but Roberet is faster and Shane is the fastest.
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