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english basics like verbs, adjectivies, nouns etc
What is a Noun?
A noun is a naming word.
What is a
The name of people, places, creatures, or objects.
For example: teacher,school,mice and chalk
What is a proper noun?
the name of a particular person, place, thing, business, or organisation
For example: Kate, Rotorua, Milford Sound, The Warehouse
What is a collective noun?
The name given to a group of things.
flock of birds
What is an abstract noun?
Something you cannot see, hear, touch or taste.
These can be qualities, emotions or ideas.
Courage, power, creativity, independence
What are pronouns?
Pronouns are used instead of nouns when referring to a person or things
I, you, she, they, he
What is an Adjective?
adjectives are describing words.
car, The wall was an
shade of orange
What is a verb?
A verb is a doing or an action word
the ball, Bella
at the cat
What is an Adverb?
An adverb tells us how, when or where an action takes place.
What is a metaphor?
When one thing is said to be another
What is an assonance?
Assonance is the deliberate repetition of the same vowel sound followed by a different consonant sound.
what is a Hyperbole