Grammar class

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PARTS OF SPEECH

Noun

names a person, place, thing, idea 

Lulu, jail, cantaloupe, loyalty, and so on

Pronoun

takes the place of a noun 

he, who, I, what, and so on

Verb

expresses action or being 

scrambled, was, should win, and so on


Adjective

describes a noun or pronoun 

messy, strange, alien, and so on

Adverb

describes a verb, adjective, or other adverb 

willingly, woefully, very, and so on

Preposition

relates a noun or a pronoun to another word in the sentence 

by, for, from, and so on



PARTS OF A SENTENCE

Verb

(also called the predicate): expresses the action or state of being

Lulu plays chess. 

Subject

the person or thing being talked about

Lilu plays chess.

Complement

a word or group of words that completes the meaning of the subject-verb pair; types of complements are direct and indirect objects, subject complement, objective complement

Lilu plays chess.