Flashcards in Subtest II - Grammar Deck (12)
and, or, but, nor, for, yet, and so are used to combine sentences.
although, as, because, before, even though, since, when, etc. Used to combine sentences to make a complext sentence with a dependent clause. The dependent clause in a complex sentence contains the subordinating conjunction.
A clause that acts like an adverb or adjective and adds detail to a sentence.
A phrase that begins with a subordinating conjunction and modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb.
A clause that modifies a noun, pronoun, or other adjective.
A phrase that functions as an adjective or adverb in a sentence. (Ex: at four o'clock, in the trash)
Identifies or describes a nearby noun. (Ex: Kevin, MY EX, is a businessman).
Refer to things that can be divided into smaller units that are spearate from one another. (Ex: a plate vs. some plate. A PLATE = count noun)
Refer to things that cannot be counted because they are regarded as wholes that are not divisible into parts, as a concept or substance. (Ex: some water vs. a water)
A set of English verbs that are used with other verbs to express capability, possibility, willingness, suggestion, or something similar. (Ex: can, could, may, might, will, would, should)
I told him TO BEGIN. I regretted HIS LEAVING HIS OLD JOB. Our boss requested THAT WE MEET TODAY.