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Verbs
A verb is a word that expresses an
action, a happening, a process or a state.
Some people think of it as a ‘doing’ or
‘being’ word.
In the sentence, ‘Mark is tired and wants to
go to bed’, ‘is’, ‘wants’ and ‘go’ are verbs.
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Nouns
A noun is a word that refers to somebody or
something.
Names of people and places are called Proper Nouns
In the sentence ‘My older sister won some money in a
competition’, ‘sister’, ‘money’ and
‘competition’ are nouns.
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Adverbs
Adverbs give extra meaning to a verb, an
adjective, another adverb or a
whole sentence.
They are sometimes (but not always) ‘ly’ words.
In the sentence, ‘I really enjoyed the party’,
‘really’ is an adverb.
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Adjectives
An adjective is a word that describes a noun
(somebody or something).
Old, blue,
busy, careful and horrible are all
adjectives.
Adjectives either come before a
noun, or after verbs.
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