Using English vocabulary
(Talking about language)
Important Language Words to talk about Language
To talk about language we use important language words.
Noun: a person or thing (book, girl, pen)
Verb: something we do (do, read, write)
Adjective: describes a person or thing (good, bad, happy, long)
Adverb; describes a verb (slowly, badly)
Preposition: a little word used before a noun or pronoun (in, on, by, at)
Singular: just one (book, house)
Plural: more than one (books, houses)
Phrase: a group of words (not a complete sentence) in a house, at home, an old man
Sentence: a complete idea in writing, beginning with capital letter and ending with a(full stop) the man went into the room and closed the door
Paragraph: a short part of a text (one or more sentences) beginning on a new line
This book has60 units. Each unit has 2 pages.
Dialogue: a conversation between two people
Ann: How's Jo?
Bill: OK, thanks.
Question: a set of words that begin with a capital letter and end with a question mark : Do you like English?
Answer: reply to a question
No, I don't.