Flashcards on English Language

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What is a noun?

A person, place, thing, or idea.

What is a verb?

An action word.

What is an adjective?

A word that describes a noun.

What is an adverb?

A word that describes a verb, adjective, or other adverb.

What is a pronoun?

A word that takes the place of a noun.

What is a preposition?

A word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word in a sentence.

What is a conjunction?

A word that connects words, phrases, or clauses.

What are the four types of sentences?

Declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory.

What is a simile?

A comparison between two unlike things using the words 'like' or 'as'.

What is a metaphor?

A comparison between two unlike things without using the words 'like' or 'as'.

What is personification?

Giving human qualities to non-human things.

What is alliteration?

The repetition of the beginning sounds of words.

What is onomatopoeia?

Words that imitate sounds.

What is a homophone?

Words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings.

What is a synonym?

A word that means the same or nearly the same as another word.

What is a noun?

A person, place, thing, or idea.

What is a verb?

An action word.

What is an adjective?

A word that describes a noun.

What is an adverb?

A word that describes a verb, adjective, or other adverb.

What is a pronoun?

A word that takes the place of a noun.

What is a preposition?

A word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word in a sentence.

What is a conjunction?

A word that connects words, phrases, or clauses.

What are the four types of sentences?

Declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory.

What is a simile?

A comparison between two unlike things using the words 'like' or 'as'.

What is a metaphor?

A comparison between two unlike things without using the words 'like' or 'as'.

What is personification?

Giving human qualities to non-human things.

What is alliteration?

The repetition of the beginning sounds of words.

What is onomatopoeia?

Words that imitate sounds.

What is a homophone?

Words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings.

What is a synonym?

A word that means the same or nearly the same as another word.

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