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A word that describes a noun, e.g. a big house, a cold morning. Adjective. A word that describes a verb, e.g. run quickly , dance happily . Adverb. The words the , a or an which go before a noun. Article.

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Adjective

A word that describes a noun, e.g. a big house,

a cold morning.

Adjective


Adverb

A word that describes a verb,

e.g. run quickly, dance happily.

Adverb


Article

The words the, a or an which go before a noun.

Article


Clause

A part of a sentence that contains a verb and someone or something doing the action.

Clause


Conjunction

A word that joins two clauses or sentences, e.g. and, but, so.

Conjunction


Main clause

An important part of a sentence that would make sense on its own.

Main clause


Main clause1

e.g. I went out even though it was raining.

I went out is the main clause because it makes sense on its own.

Main clause


Adjective

A word that names something, e.g. scissors, herd, happiness.

Noun


Proper noun

A word that names a person or a place, e.g. Paul, London, Wales.

Proper noun


Phrase

A small part of a sentence, usually without a verb,

e.g. I have met many famous pop stars.

Phrase


Prefix

Letters that can be put in front of a word to change its meaning, e.g. unlock.

Prefix


Preposition

A word that tells you how things are related, e.g. in, above, before.

Preposition


Pronoun

Words that can be used instead of nouns, e.g. I, you, he, it.

Pronoun


Subordinate clause

A less important part of a sentence which doesn’t make sense on its own.

Subordinate clause


Subordinate clause1

e.g. While you were out, I watched TV.

While you were out is the subordinate clause because it doesn’t make sense on its own.

Subordinate clause


Suffix

Letters that can be put after a word to change its meaning, e.g. cheerful.

Suffix


Adjective

A doing or being word, e.g. I run,

he went, you are.

Verb


Comma

Used to separate items in a list and to mark the beginning or end of a clause.

Comma


Comma1

E.g. The train, which was late, pulled into the station.

Comma


Colon

Used to introduce an idea or a list, e.g. There was only one thing to do: jump!

Colon


Semi colon

Used to separate complex items in a list or to separate independent clauses.

Semi-colon


Semi colon1

E.g. Zach didn’t enjoy playtime; he didn’t like football.

Semi-colon


Speech marks

Used to show direct speech (also called inverted commas).

“Stop!” she shouted.

Speech marks


Apostrophes

Used to show possession,

e.g. The girl’s jumper was in her bag.

Apostrophes


Apostrophes1

Used to show omission,

e.g. wouldn’t, they’re, I’ve.

Apostrophes


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