Welcome to this week’s focus on: ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION
Grammar and Punctuation
Adjectives- describing words- big, small, greedy
Nouns- things, dog, cat, house
Verb- a doing word- eat, run, dance, shout
Adverb â€“ how you do something- quickly, slowly, often, rarely.
Conjunction- joins to parts of a sentence. Although, but
Preposition â€“ where something is on, under, around, through, between
Pronoun â€“ so many different types- whose, ours, mine,y ours theirs, I , you, them
Question Mark- end of a question- Where is my jacket?
Speech Marks – surrounds speech eg: â€œHere is the carâ€ said Joan
Comma â€“ is between a list. I would like to buy 3 bananas, 5 apples and 6 oranges.
Dash- shows something you have thought of afterwards. Eg: I went to the correct shot- at least I thought I had!
Full Stop- end of the sentence.
Exclamation â€“ shows excitement Wow!
Apostrophe â€“ shows a word has been shorted Iâ€™ll is I will. Or possessive apostrophe Eg: Helenâ€™s briefcase
Semi colon â€“ independent sentences I went to the shop; I bought six apples and twenty plums.
Colon- introducing something. Yesterday I went out: I went to the shops, the supermarket, the garage and then go home.
Conditional Would, Should, Could
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