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OCU - ENGL 3203 - Study Guide - Midterm

School: Oklahoma City University
Department: English
Course: Advanced Grammar and Usage
Professor: Terry Phelps
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: grammar and english
Name: Grammar Test 1 study guide
Description: An overview of basic sentence parts and patterns, including definitions of nouns, pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, verbs, etcetera.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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background image GRAMMAR STUDY SHEET Nouns: names a person, place or thing Pronouns: a word that takes the place of a noun (its/more/who/somebody) The word that was replaced is called the ANTECEDENT Personal pronouns: I/me/you/he/him/she/her/they/them/it Demonstrative pronouns: They point something out  (that/these/this/those) Interrogative pronouns: introduce questions  (who/whom/which/whose/what) Indefinite pronouns: don’t refer to anyone/thing specific  (anybody/everyone/everything) Relative pronouns: connect clauses Reciprocal pronouns: each other/one another  Intensive and Reflexive pronouns: Intensive when they emphasize the  subject; reflexive when they have – self or –selves used as objects.  Articles: A, AN, and THE  Adjectives: words that describe nouns or pronouns
background image Predicate adjectives: an adjective in the complete predicate that describes the subject Predicate nominatives: a subject linked by a verb to a noun or pronoun Verbs: can be ‘being’ or ‘stative’ Verb phrases: when a helping verb (the 23) is attached to another verb  (can help/will see) Irregular verbs: they from past and past participles  Transitive and Intransitive verbs: Transitive: action is done TO  something; intransitive: object RECEIVES action Adverbs: words that describe verbs or adjectives (sometimes they end in – ly); they can also describe other adverbs; how something is done. e.g.  ‘joyously’, ‘gladly’, ‘surreptitiously’  Conjunctive Adverbs: connect ideas and show relationships:  likewise/otherwise/therefore Conjunctions: connect words, phrases, or clauses Coordinating conjunctions and, or, but, nor, for, so and yet Correlative conjunctions either/or, neither/nor, both/and Prepositions: during/until/in – anything a squirrel can do to a nut in a tree

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School: Oklahoma City University
Department: English
Course: Advanced Grammar and Usage
Professor: Terry Phelps
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: grammar and english
Name: Grammar Test 1 study guide
Description: An overview of basic sentence parts and patterns, including definitions of nouns, pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, verbs, etcetera.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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