Kevin Ha and Brandon Cendejas Per.5, English October 14, 2010 Interjection Parts of Speech PowerPoint
Noun Nouns • Nouns - is a word or a word group that is used to name a person, place thing or idea. Proper Nouns vs. Common Nouns Proper Nouns are specific, and common nouns are in general. Concrete vs. Abstract Nouns Concrete can be perceived, by one or more of the senses; the senses are sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell. Abstract names an idea, feeling, quality, or characteristic. Examples: • Proper Nouns: North America, Monday, Starbucks, San Diego, and Chargers. • Common Nouns: day, building, city, food, man. • Concrete: cloud, thunder, yogurt, poison ivy. • Abstract: freedom, kindness, Buddhism. Brandon Cendejas
Pronouns • Pronoun • - is a word that is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns. Ex: He will wear his new shoes tomorrow. - He and His are pronouns. Personal Pronouns - a personal pronoun refers to one speaking, the one spoken to, and the one spoken about. First Person: I, me, my, mine, we, us, our, ours. Second Person: You, yours, your. Third Person: He, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, a, them, their, theirs. It’s him again. Yes, we like turkeys.
Adjectives Gray is describing skies. Gray Skies. • Adjectives • - a word that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun. Ex: Gray skies, either way, five fingers. Demonstrative - This, that, these, those. Ex: Let’s take these sandwiches and those apples, to our picnic. Differences Pronouns vs. Adjectives Ex: I like that. (Pronoun) I like that shirt. (Adjective) Adjectives describe a word. This is a roasted turkey. Again, it’s Brandon
Verbs • Verbs • - a word that is used to express action or a state of being. Ex: Run, jump, watch, do, hide, eat. Helping Verbs - helps the main verb express action. Ex: Can, could, did, do, does, has, etc. Action Verbs vs. Non-Action Verbs Running (Action) Did (Non-Action) We like to eat food. He is running to get the turkey to the table.
Adverbs • Adverbs • - modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb. Ex: We live there. Please step up. Adverb Modifying Verbs Ex: Put that down. I have the ticket here. Adverb Modifying Adjectives Ex: Slightlycooler temperatures are forecast. Adverbs Modifying Other Adverbs Ex: Calvin was almost never there. Ex: We’ll meet shortly afterward. I have the ticket here.
Prepositions • - is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another word. Examples of Commonly used Prepositions. - aboard, about, above, across, after, against, along, amid, among, as, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, but, by, concerning, down, during, except, for, etc. Examples of Compound Prepositions - according to, as of, aside from, because of, by means of, in addition to, in front of, in place of, in spite of, instead of, next to, on account of, out of, prior to, etc. Prepositions Go down the tunnel.
Conjunctions • Conjunctions • - a word that joins words or word groups. Coordinating Conjunctions - joins words or word groups that are used in the same way. FANBOYS (Coordinating Conjunctions) - For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so. Correlative Conjunctions - pairs of conjunctions that join words or word groups that are used in the same way. Ex: both… and, either… or, wether… or, not… only, but… also, neither… nor. Examples - streets and sidewalks, land or sea, etc. Streets and Sidewalks.
Interjections • Interjections • - a word that expresses a motion, also, an interjection contains no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence. (Meaning, no rules apply.) Ex: Ah, aha, boy oh boy, hey, hurrah, oh, oops, ouch, etc. Extra Stuff OUCH!!! You hit me! HEY!!! Come back here. HEY! Get over here!