Modifiers

Modifiers

What are the Parts of Speech?

  • Noun is a word which names any person, thing or idea.
    • pen, dog, work, music, town, London,  honesty, air
  • Pronoun is a word which stands in for a noun.
    • I, you, he, she, we, they, your
  • Adjective is a word which adds something to the meaning of a noun.
    • some, good, big, red, interesting
  • Verb – describes action or state of being. A verb is a word which is used to say something about a person, a place or a thing.
    • (to) be, have, do, like, work, sing, can, must
  • Adverb – describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. (How,When,Where)
    • quickly, silently, well, badly, very, really
  • Preposition – Links a noun to other words in a sentence.
    • to, at, after, on, before, around, over, of, in, for, with, throughout, from, beneath
  • ConjunctionJoins words, phrases , clauses, and sentences.
    • and, but, when, or, however, although, nevertheless, therefore, yet, so
  • Interjection – is a word which expresses some sudden feelings or emotion.
    • oh!  ouch!   hi! Alas! Bravo!
  • Determiners: are words like adjectives used to add more information about a noun or a noun phrase.
  • Articles: A, an, the
  • Possessive Determiners: My, your, our, his, her, etc.
  • Demonstrative Determiners: this , that, these, those
  • Quantifiers: a few, enough, many, a little, most, some, any, and
  • Interrogative Determiners: What….., Which….., Which…..

Modifiers

PremodifiersPost Modifiers
v  Noun with an Adjective********v  Noun with an Appositive**********
v  Noun with a (Noun Adjective)**v  Noun with a Present Participle****
v  Noun with a Determiner******v  Adjective/verb with an Infinitive ****
v  Noun with a Demonstrative****v  Verb with an Adverb****
v  Noun with a Quantifier***v  Noun/verb with a Prepositional Phrase
v  Noun with an article 
v  Noun with an intensifier 
v  Adjective/ Verb with an adverb 
v  Verb with a Present Participle*** 

 

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