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What part of speech connects words phrases?

Conjunctions

Which part of speech joins two words or phrases in a sentence and shows how they’re connected?

CONJUNCTION

What are the 8 parts of speech definition and examples?

The Eight Parts of Speech

  • NOUN. A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea.
  • PRONOUN. A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun.
  • VERB. A verb expresses action or being.
  • ADJECTIVE. An adjective modifies or describes a noun or pronoun.
  • ADVERB.
  • PREPOSITION.
  • CONJUNCTION.
  • INTERJECTION.

What are the examples of parts of speech?

Parts of Speech Table

part of speech function or “job” example words
Pronoun replaces a noun I, you, he, she, some
Preposition links a noun to another word to, at, after, on, but
Conjunction joins clauses or sentences or words and, but, when
Interjection short exclamation, sometimes inserted into a sentence oh!, ouch!, hi!, well

How do you teach phrases and clauses in a fun way?

A fun grammar activity is to give each student a few note cards. Ask students to write one independent clause per note card. Then, put the independent clauses together with a conjunction for memorable compound sentences. Then, we continue to study dependent clauses, or a clause that cannot stand alone.

What is the difference between phrases and clauses?

A clause is a group of words with a subject-verb unit; the 2nd group of words contains the subject-verb unit the bus goes, so it is a clause. A phrase is a group of words without a subject-verb unit.

Is a clause a sentence?

Clauses are groups of words that have a subject and a predicate. Independent clauses express a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence.

Can a clause be one word?

Noun Clauses A noun clause is a group of words that band together and act like a noun. Nouns clauses are used when a single word isn’t enough.

How do you identify an adjectival clause in a sentence?

An adjective clause—also called an adjectival or relative clause—will meet these three requirements:

  1. First, it will contain a subject and a verb.
  2. Next, it will begin with a relative pronoun (who, whom, whose, that, or which) or a relative adverb (when, where, or why).

How do you find the main clause in a sentence?

Recognize a main clause when you find one. A main clause—sometimes called an independent clause—must contain a subject and a verb. Together, this pair expresses a complete thought. Read these examples: Diane kicked the soda machine.

How many clauses can a sentence have?

Two or more independent clauses can be connected together in a single sentence. Sentences that contain two or more independent clauses and no dependent clauses are called compound sentences. Sentence: A sentence is a group of words that contains at least one independent clause.