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Grammar practice[1]

  1. 1. Grammar Practice:Parts of Speech<br /> English 9 Miss Proulx KHS<br /> Spring 2011<br />
  2. 2. 8 Parts of Speech<br />Verb:<br />Noun:<br />Pronoun:<br />Adjective:<br />Adverb:<br />Preposition:<br />Conjunction:<br />Interjection:<br />
  3. 3. Verbs<br />Necessary for all sentences<br />Action, State of being<br />“to _______”<br />Subjects need verbs<br />Examples:<br />To Learn<br />“The student studied hard for his exams.”<br />
  4. 4. Noun vs. Pronoun<br />Noun<br />Names a person, place, thing, idea, concept etc<br />Singular/Plural<br />Proper noun<br />Examples: Dog, Cat, Building<br />Pronoun<br />Word that takes the place of a noun<br />Examples:<br />They, He, She,<br />
  5. 5. Adjective<br />Qualify, modify explain, describe a noun<br />Articles are adjectives<br />A, an, the<br />Examples:<br />Tall building<br />Fresh toast<br />Slimy frog<br />An elephant<br />
  6. 6. Adverb<br />Modifiers of nouns, verbs, other adverbs<br />Often tell when, where why, under what conditions<br />Frequently (not always) end in –ly<br />Examples:<br />He drove quickly home.<br />The car was very fast.<br />The concert went by quite quickly.<br />
  7. 7. Preposition<br />Links nouns, pronouns, phrases<br />Indicates temporal, spatial, logical relationships<br />Over 100 English prepositions:<br />Around, along, between, beyond, near, over, outside.. Etc etc<br />The trees are beside the house.<br />
  8. 8. Conjunction<br />A joiner word<br />connects ( or conjoins) parts of a sentence<br />Simple, little= coordinating<br />And, but, or, yet, for, nor, so<br />Subordinating conjunction= relationship between dependent clause and sentence<br />Unless we act now, all is lost.<br />Conjunctive Adverbs: complex relationship creators<br />However, moreover, nevertheless…<br />
  9. 9. Interjection<br />A word added to a sentence to convey emotion.<br />No grammatical relationship to anything else<br />“Wow! That snowflake is beautiful.”<br />“Oh no, I don’t want to go shovel more snow!”<br />
  10. 10. Practice Sentences<br />Circle the nouns:<br />Highlight the adverb:<br />Underline the adjective:<br />Draw a square around the verbs:<br />The tired dog lazily sipped his water<br />The Empire State Building is in New York City and is brightly lit at night.<br />Many students did not do their homework completely or correctly this week.<br />

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