adverbs – describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. It let’s us know how, where, when, how often (frequency), and how much.

adverbs of frequency – tells us how often something takes place.

auxiliary verb – a verb used in forming the tenses, moods, and voices of other verbs.

modal verb – an auxiliary verb that expresses necessity or possibility. English modal verbs include mustshallwillshouldwouldcancouldmay, and might.

possessive pro·noun – a pronoun indicating possession, for example mineyourshers, and theirs.


subjective and objective pronouns – The subject of a sentence is typically what the sentence is about—its topic. Therefore, the subject usually appears at the beginning of a sentence to show (a) what the sentence is about, or (b) who or what performs the action. As shown below, the subject is commonly a nounpronoun, or noun phraseLearn More>> Likewise, the object of a sentence is either a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase, or a pronoun that is affected by the action of a verb. Learn More>>

Verb Tenses (Past, Present, Future)