Intro to Language

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Intro to Language
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  1. A peson, place, thing, idea, or concept.
    Noun!
  2. relates to an action, condition, or state of being.
    Verb
  3. type of verb that in context require a direct object for meaning:
    The boy chased the dog. ("The boy chased" has no meaning)..
    Transitive Verbs
  4. type of verbs that in context do not require a direct object for meaning:
    ("The girl slept a bed" -any direct object has no meaning)
    Intransitive Verbs
  5. type of verbs that show the connection between the subject and the predicate, or "link" the meanings. The subject and predicate of a sentence with a linking verb are the same: The man is tall. The woman is a banker.
    Linking Verbs
  6. When a linking verb is followed by an adjective (ex. tall), the adjective is called a:
    Predicate adjective
  7. When a linking verb is followed by a noun (Ex. banker), the noun is called a:
    Predicate nominative
  8. When an intransitive verb is followed by an adverb, the sentence is said to be
    intransitive complete
  9. descrives (modifies) or limits a noun or pronoun.
    Adjectives
  10. modifies a verb, adverb, or an adjective. Normally answer the questions of how, when, where, why, how much, to what degree.
    Adverbs
  11. Connects words, phase, and clauses. The most common are: and, but, or, nor, neither, either, so.
    Conjunctions.
  12. Function with other words and can function as adjectives and adverbs.
    Prepositions.
  13. a grouping of grammatically connected words. Can only contain a subject or a predicate, and cannot stand alone as an independent unit.
    Phrase
  14. A grouping of words that contains a subject and a verb. Can stand independently, or be dependent on another for meaning.
    Clause.

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