Why learn about Grammar Terms?
Knowing the standard words used in grammar will make your job of learning a language much easier.
Often they are seemingly complex looking or sounding words that explain very simple words.
Don't be frightened by the seemingly 'academic' look to some of these terms. They are very useful terms and are easy to come to grips with:
To become familiar with some of the normal terms used in learning Grammar, take a look at this sentence:
"The woman washes a round plate quickly in the kitchen."
The role of each word in the sentence and the associated grammatical terms are explained below:
||What it is
||Word in Sentence
||indicates something definite
||person, place, thing, animal
||"doing" word, describes the action
||indicates something indefinite
||describes the noun
||person, place, thing, animal doing the action
||describes the verb (how is the action done?)
||time, place, condition
||person, place, thing, animal receiving the action
Here are some other useful Terms used in Grammar
||What is is
|Personal (subject) pronoun
||This replaces the noun
||I, you, he, she, it, they, we, one
||The person, place, thing or animal that does the action.
||Mike, mouse, town
||The person, place, thing or animal that receives the action.
||e.g. Sue, dog, box
||links two parts of a sentence together.
||and, if, but -
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