English Grammar Vocabulary for kids

English grammar is full of concepts that let us write and speak correct English. Today we will learn some of the most common terms in grammar.

English Grammar Vocabulary Words

Following is a list of common English grammar words along with their meanings:

active voiceIn a valid word, the verb title performs an action (e.g. they killed a lion)
adjectiveA word like big, red, simple, French, etc.
adverbA word that is a little similar, quiet, well, often etc. Extension changes action.
articleUnlimited articles a no. The “article specification” is.
auxiliary verbThe verb used for the main verb. Be, do and have helpful actions. Can, may, must etc are modal auxiliary verbs.
clauseA group of words containing the title and its action (example: It was late when he arrived).
conjunctionA word used to link words, phrases and paragraphs (example: again, but, if).
infinitiveA basic form of action such as working or working.
interjectionExclamation point added to speech without a program connection (for example: oh !, ah!, Well!).
modal verbA helpful action such as can, may, must etc that transforms a major action and indicates the possibility, possible etc. It is also called “modal verb auxiliary”.
nounName, object, idea, person or place. “Concrete noun” is something you can see or touch as a person or a car. An “abstract noun” is something you cannot see or touch as a decision or a pleasure. “countable noun” is something you can count (example: bottle, song, dollar). An “uncountable noun” is something you can’t count (for example: water, music, money).
objectIn a valid word, a noun or its equivalent receives an action verb. In a passive voice, a noun or its equivalent that makes the verb tense.
partcipleAction and verb forms. Form -ing is called “current participant”. Form -ed is called “previous role”
part of speechOne of the eight categories of English word – noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, adverb, conjunction and conjunction.
passive voiceIn the action voice, the title gets the action verb (e.g. President killed).
phraseA group of words that do not have a title and a verb (e.g. at a table, a girl in a red dress).
predicateEach sentence consists of (or means) two parts: a title and an adverb. An adverb is what is said about a story.
prepositionA word like, to, in, over etc. Adjectives usually come before the noun and give details about things like time, place and direction.
pronounA name like me, me, you, he, she, etc. A pronoun replaces a noun.
sentenceA set of words that express an idea. A sentence conveys a statement, question, exclamation or command. A sentence contains or suggests a subject and an adverb. In simple terms, a sentence should have a verb and (usually) a subject. A sentence starts with a capital letter and ends with a full stop (.), A question mark (?) Or an exclamation mark (!).
subjectEvery sentence consists of (or says) two parts: a title and an adverb. A noun is a key (or equivalent) noun in a sentence for which something is said.
tenseThe state of action indicates when an action or situation occurs (past, present or future). Note that the name of the time does not indicate when the action will take place. “Ongoing present tense”, for example, can be used to speak of the present or future tense.
verbA word like (working) to work, (to love), (to start). An action describes an action or situation.

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