Category: <span>Basic Grammar</span>

Adjectives are words that describe people or things (nouns). An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. In this case, “modifies” means “tells more about.” Adjectives are words that describe things.…

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Present, Past, and Future are time words that tell us when things happen, in grammar we call them Tenses.   A verb tense tells you the when the verb happens. There…

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A verb is an action or a “state of being”. Actions are things that you do.  Examples of action verbs: run, eat, think, study, cook, and drive. “State of being”…

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A noun is a person, place, thing, idea or concept. The things that you can see, touch, hear, and smell are all nouns.   Things like car, friend, dog, city,…

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A word type tells us how to use the words in grammar.  They are called “parts of speech“.  There are many word types.  This course will show you a little about…

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A compound noun is made up of two or more words used together. Compound nouns can be: One word: shoelace, keyboard, flashlight, applesauce, notebook, bedroom Hyphenated: boy-friend, baby-sitter, editor-in-chief, great-grandfather…

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A collective noun names a group of people, animals or things. A collective noun is singular, they name only one thing, even though they are made up of many things.…

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Nouns can be concrete or abstract Concrete nouns are real things and you can experience them with your five senses.  (Five senses: see, smell, hear, touch and taste)  The definition…

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A common noun names any regular, ordinary person, animal, place, thing, or idea. Nothing specific. A proper noun names a very specific, very particular person, animal, place, thing, or idea.…

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A noun is a word that names a person, animal, place, thing, idea, or concept. Persons: girl, boy, instructor, student, Mr. Smith, Peter, president Animals: dog, cat, shark, hamster, fish,…

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