Essays Tagged: "Verb"

The Meaning of Work.

The word work can be examined from the perspective of a verb or a noun. In my opinion, the word work in the form of a verb is more important in our society. ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This is french revision notes for GCSE standerd students on french grammer Ie pronoun preposition conjunction etc.

quickly makes a delicious cake in the Kitchen.The = definate articleGirl= noun (subject)Quickly= adverbMakes= verbA = indefinate articleDelicious =adjectiveCake = noun (direct object)In = preposition ... to the word 'a' or 'an.'A noun is a person, place, thing or animal (eg. Tom, London, chair, cat.)A verb is a word that describes an action (eg. Eats.)An adjective is a word that describes a noun (eg. ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Detailed notes on Gerunds.

GERUNDSMany people say that gerunds are ing verbs used as nouns. While that may be offensive to some, in fact, the statement is quite true: They ... used as nouns. While that may be offensive to some, in fact, the statement is quite true: They are verbs; they always end in ing; but they are used as a noun. Because they are nouns, they can be subj ... ey" when you are trying to identify the subject, direct object, etc. Remember this key:Who?/What? + verb = subjectSubject + verb = direct objectSubject + linking verb = predicate nominativeSubject + v ...

(2 pages) 46 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Processes by which new words come into a language

re almost endless. Here is a chart of some of the possible combinations she suggests:Adjective Noun VerbAdjective bittersweet poorhouse highbornNoun headstrong rainbow spoonfeedVerb carryall pickpocke ... al wordFormula (1) is saying that if 'a' is a noun then 'A' will be a noun. The same holds true for verbs and adjectives.In formula (2), combining 2 or more words of different grammatical properties w ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

English Grammar: The Subjunctive And The Conditionals

ning and the "wishing" meaning can be carried across by these rudimentary forms especially with the verb BE. The present subjunctive of this verb uses the BE form for all persons, and the past subjunc ... present the class of subjunctive which is called the MANDATIVE SUBJUNCITVE. It can be used with any verb in that-clause if the main clause contains verbs such as demand, require, insist, suggest, ask ...

(3 pages) 73 3 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Learn the Difference Between AFFECT and EFFECT.

ut an actual misapprehension of the two words and how they are used.Generally speaking, affect is a verb and effect is a noun. When you affect something, you produce an effect on it. Even in the passi ... e, something would be affected, not effected.There are certain situations where effect is used as a verb and situations where affect is used as a noun, but very few people ever have a need to use them ...

(1 pages) 436 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Language in Advertising

sements seldom use the word "buy" in it. Statistics show only two out of ten advertisements use the verb "buy" directly. On one hand, the advertisers try their best to promote their product; on the ot ... , they don't want to give the consumers a feeling of spending their money. Therefore, the choice of verbs is very careful in advertising.The most frequently used 20 verbs and phrasal verbs are:Try, as ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Thirty Golden tips to make a successful teacher personality

every task.24. Circulate, get up and move around the class and check students' progress.25. Use non-verbal cues (Facial expressions, body gestures, hand signals) ex: Explaining verb tense.26. Change c ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Lesson plan on verbs for junior school

Level: class 2Topic: VerbsNo. of students: 18Time: 40minutesMaterial: Related flash cards to action words, chart papers, ... on words, chart papers, worksheetsObjectives:The students will be able to:1. Know the definition of Verb2. Identify Verbs and know the use of themSkills: Listening, speaking, writing and readingProced ... tion words she has used and write them on the board.7. Then she defines that these words are called verbs.8. Then she asks the students to complete an interesting story by showing them the pictures of ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

English language learners comprehension lessson plan for second grade english. Helping students understand nouns and verbs

Grade Content Standard: 1.3 Identify and correctly use various parts of speech, including nouns and verbs, in writing and speaking.English Language Development Standard for Writing: Write phrases and ...

(3 pages) 123 0 4.7 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

"The caged bird" by Maya Angelo. How is pathos conveyed in this poem?

re very different according to what bird each stanza is referring to. For instance some examples of verbs used for the free bird are leaps, floats, dips, dares and examples of verbs used to describe t ... d to describe the caged bird are stalks, can seldom see, wings are clipped, stands, and shouts. The verbs used to describe the free bird give us the impression of freedom and movement which implicates ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Brutus

Plague (noun)- a serious disease The plague spread rapidly through the country.2. Exalted (verb)- to praise (someone) a lot, or to raise (someone) to a higher rank or more powerful position.H ... noun)- the appearance or expression of someone's face He was of noble countenance.5. Vexed (verb)- to cause difficulty to (someone), or to cause (someone) to feel angry, annoyed or upset I've ...

(5 pages) 348 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Presupposition in Semantics

but in the following section the writer will mainly focus on four types of these triggers: factive verbs, change of state verbs, temporal clauses and cleft sentences.To begin with, verbs like "regret ... To begin with, verbs like "regret," "deplore," "know" and "agree" are under the category of factive verbs, for they presuppose the truth of the complement clause. For instance,a)Martha regrets/ doesn' ...

(16 pages) 60 1 3.8 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Pulp Fiction

ound in Pulp Fiction, ¡§fuck¡¨ is the most used word. It is used as transitive verb and gerund. ¡§Fuck¡¨ is most used in gerund form as ¡§fucking&i ... n ¡§they can¡¦t fucking speak English¡¨ should be understood as adverb ¡§really¡¨, ¡§fluently¡¨ or ¡§correctly&ie ...

(5 pages) 10 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Poems

at they are telling about. When authors talk about something in detail they usually use adjectives, verbs, and nouns to explain what they are writing about more in detail to make the reader understand ... d just write on and on and don't have a point really noone would want to read them. Verbs are another very important thing that authors must use in order to make their poetry fun and e ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Speech Comprehension in Alzheimer

better on the non-biological categories than on the biological categories, and better on the action verbs than on the abstract nouns or the biological categories. Accuracy for abstract nouns was not s ... erent from biological nouns. The results from both tasks indicated, first, that knowledge of action-verbs was not more impaired than knowledge of objects in AD. Second, the convergence of results from ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

assimilation

now the structure of sentences, remember that a sentence has many word classes as: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjective, conjunctions, etc, and each element takes an important role within a sentence in o ... ate gender and knowledge of them, there are words that we use to indicate actions and those are the verbs, now talking about them; we can notice that a Verb is an essential part of the sentence since ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Grammar brief

lways true.They usually get up at 7:30. (routine) Stress affects our personality. (generally true)Adverbs of frequency (see Chapter 1) often occur with the simple present tense. These time expressions ... s, (right) now, today, tonight, this week, this semester, this month, this year.GRAMMAR BRIEFING 2: Verbs with Stative MeaningVerbs with Stative MeaningSome verbs have stative (not active) meanings. T ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Nominal word-combinations

modified.Depending on the part of speech to which the head word belongs there may be: noun phrases, verbal phrases, adjective phrases, pronoun phrases, adverb phrases. It should be mentioned that noun ... tive phrases, pronoun phrases, adverb phrases. It should be mentioned that noun phrases, as well as verb ones, are the most important and widespread.IV. Noun phrases are subdivided into those with pre ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Nominal word-combinations

modified.Depending on the part of speech to which the head word belongs there may be: noun phrases, verbal phrases, adjective phrases, pronoun phrases, adverb phrases. It should be mentioned that noun ... tive phrases, pronoun phrases, adverb phrases. It should be mentioned that noun phrases, as well as verb ones, are the most important and widespread.IV. Noun phrases are subdivided into those with pre ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar