Flashcards - FTCE: Sentence Structure

Flashcards - FTCE: Sentence Structure
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conjunction
In grammar, a conjunction is a part of speech that connects words, sentences, phrases, or clauses
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verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
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dependent clause
A dependent clause is a clause that provides an independent clause with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence
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dependent clause
A dependent clause is a clause that provides an independent clause with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence
subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
verb
A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word that in syntax conveys an action , an occurrence , or a state of being
conjunction
In grammar, a conjunction is a part of speech that connects words, sentences, phrases, or clauses
pronoun
In linguistics and grammar, a pronoun is a word that substitutes for a noun or noun phrase
modifier
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase structure or clause structure
adverb clauses
An adverbial clause is a dependent clause that functions as an adverb; that is, the entire clause modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
sentence structure
In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language, specifically word order

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