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Conjunctions Coordinating conjunction a word that connects two words, phrases, clauses, or sentences of equal importance (e.g. It’s cold outside, so put on a sweater. I can’t write, nor can I read.). The seven coordinating conjunctions are: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so. ——————————————————————- Subordinating conjunction a word that …

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Prepositions Preposition of time We use “preposition of time” when we talk about time (e.g. I usually wake up at 6 am, I’ll go for a run in the morning, He starts his new job on Monday. ——————————————————————- Preposition of place We use “preposition of place” when we talk about …

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Adverbs Adverb of manner Adverb of manner tells us how things happen or done (e.g. She drives carefully. They talk slowly. I easily passed the test. He swims well. ——————————————————————- Adverb of place Adverb of place tells us where things take place (e.g. Put it there. Bring the bottle here. …

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Verbs Stative verb (also called State verb) a verb that expresses a state or condition rather than an action (e.g. have, like, own, know, believe, hear, taste). ——————————————————————- Action verb (also called Dynamic verb) a verb that expresses a physical or mental action (e.g. walk, jump, eat, smile, think, remember, …

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Adjectives  Adjective of Quality a word that shows the kind or quality of nouns or pronouns (e.g. a red car, a heavy box, a smart boy, a beautiful city) ——————————————————————- Adjective of Quantity a word that shows the approximate quantity of nouns or pronouns (e.g. some sugar, enough water, little …

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