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tz parts of speech

I can help you if you will let me. Wheneveryou needtotalkto someone, just popin and see if l'm here.

parts of speech
When we want to identify the speaker or the person spoken about in grammar, we use first person to mean the speaker, second person to mean the person who is spoken to, and third person to mean the person who is spoken about. For example, we talk about'first person plural' or'third person singular'.
pronouns

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Many sentences are made up of a single clause. Single clause sentences are called simple sentences.
He arrived on Fridoy.

singular
I

plural
we
you

My brother loves his skoteboard.


A clause always contains a verb. run

Bt person
znd person 3rd person

you he, she,

it

they themen two girls

walk
believe

nouns

theman
a

think

girl

A sentence, however, does not always have

to

be a clause. See p. 258 A verb tells us about an action or a state of being. Ordinary verbs are

for more about clauses.


certoinly not. Untiltomorrow then.
Yes.

called main verbs.


come go economize

think
believe

wont

whv?

just a group of words. The term which go together naturally.


A phrase
is

is

usually kept for words

A main verb is sometimes called a'doing word'. A special group of verbs are cal led auxiliary verbs. These can be put together with main verbs

to form different tenses.


I

the other doy

amthinking.

myfriend Henry

in spite of
overthe hill would have been walking

She has seen the frlm alreody. I can helpyou.

Wemightneedto.
A noun is a word

that labels a thing or an idea. Nouns

are sometimes

Many words can refer to one thing only or to more than one. We use the terms singular and pluralforthis. A more general term is number Pronouns and nouns can be singular or plural in grammatical number.
See p.

called'naming words'.
table
book ugliness

zoo.

time

animal

thing