English/Vocabulary

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General: Introduction - Grammar
Parts of speech: Nouns - Verbs - Adjectives - Adverbs - Pronouns - Conjunctions - Prepositions - Interjections
Parts of the sentence: Subjects - Predicates
Word functions: Subjects - Predicates - Direct Objects - Indirect Objects - Objects of the Preposition
Types of sentences: Simple Sentences - Complex Sentences
Types of Phrases: Adjective - Adverb - Noun
Types of Clauses: Adjective - Adverb - Noun
Other English topics: Gerunds - Idiomatic Phrases - Spelling - Vocabulary - Punctuation - Syntax - Appositives - Phonics - Pronunciation

Vocabulary are words related to a topic. All English words are English vocabulary. The words a person knows are that person's vocabulary. There is some vocabulary that is important to know when studying English. Some of those words are below. If you know more words that are important to know when studying English, please add them.


  • adjective - A word that describes a noun.
  • adverb - A word that describes a verb, adjective, or other adverb.
  • auxiliary verb - A verb that helps another verb (also known as a helping verb).
  • conjunction - A word that joins two or more of the same type of word.
  • interjection - A word with no grammatical relation to the sentence.
  • noun - A person, place, thing, or idea.
  • articles - Words like a, an, the which are used with most nouns.
  • preposition - A word that joins a noun to the rest of the sentence.
  • pronoun - A word that goes in place of a noun or pronoun.
  • verb - An action or state of being.

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For easy definitions of words, see the Simple English Wiktionary.


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