JSS 3 English Language (1st, 2nd & 3rd Term)

English Language

Fiction and non-fiction

Fiction vs Non fiction Fiction is not true and non-fiction is true. This is the simplest way of defining fiction and non-fiction. Non-fiction involves real things, real people, real events, real places and real writing. However, fiction is just imaginary things, imaginary people, imaginary events, imaginary places and imaginary writing. While a writer based on […]

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English Language

Conjunctions

A conjunction is a word that joins parts of a sentence together. Examples: And, but, or, because, so. Example sentences: I want to come, but I can’t. She is smart and beautiful. Would you like a cat or a dog? He didn’t pass the test because he didn’t understand the subject. We were hungry, so

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Prepositions

A preposition is a word that is used before a noun or a pronoun to connect it to another word in the sentence. It is usually used to show location, direction, time, and so forth. Examples: On, in, at, by, under, above, beside, to, out, from, for. Example sentences: I sat on the floor. Let’s

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Adverbs

An adverb is a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, an adjectiv another adverb, or even the entire sentence. Adverbs usually answer the following questions: Where? Home. (“I went home.”) When? Yesterday. (“We met yesterday.”) How? Slowly. (“The turtle moves slowly .”) How often? Sometimes. (“Sometimes it stops responding.”) How long?

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Verbs

A verb is a word or group of words that express an action or a state. Examples: Go, jump, sleep, eat, think, be, change, become, drive, complete. Example sentences: We had a nice lunch. I think that he is right. He drove for hours. The word “verb” comes for the Latin word verbum, which means

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Adjectives

An adjective is a word that describes a person or thing. Examples: Big, pretty, expensive, green, round, French, loud, quick, fat. Example sentences: He has big blue eyes. The new car broke down. The old lady was talking in a quiet voice. The word “adjective” comes from the Latin word jacere, which means “to throw.”

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Pronouns

A pronoun is a word that is used instead of a noun. For example, you could say, “Lisa is a nice girl.” Then you could replace the noun “Lisa” with the word “She” and get the following sentence: “She is a nice girl.” “She” is a pronoun. Examples: I, he, it, we, them, us, mine,

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Nouns

A noun is a word that names a person, a place or a thing. Examples: Sarah, lady, cat, New York, Canada, room, school, football, reading. Example sentences: (1) People like to go to the beach. (2) Emma passed the test. (3) My parents are traveling to Japan next month. The word “noun” comes from the

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Part of speech

What is a Part of Speech? A part of speech is a group of words that are used in a certain way. For example, “run,” “jump,” and “be” are all used to describe actions/states. Therefore they belong to the VERBS group. In other words, all words in the English language are divided into eight different

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