English Flash Cards 2017-06-30T19:00:19+00:00

Medical Terminology

Aur

Which body region?

Ear

Steth

Which body region?

Chest

Entero

Which body region?

Intestines

Pneumon

Which body region?

Lungs

Ren

Which body region?

Kidneys

Ocul

Which body region?

Eye

Brachi

Which body region?

Arm

My

Which body region?

Muscle

Pod

Which body region?

Foot

Chondr

Which body region?

Cartilage

Encephal

Which body region?

Brain

Rhino

Which body region?

Nose

Sphygm

Which body process?

Pulse

Pepsia

Which body process?

Digestion

Dipsia

Which body process?

Thirst

Uresis

Which body process?

Urination

Kinesia

Which body process?

Movement

Phasia

Which body process?

Speech

Identifying Parts of Speech

Between

Preposition

Prepositions often show relationship with time or space.

Her

Possessive Pronoun

Possessive pronouns show ownership.

Quickly

Adverb

Adverbs often end in -ly.

Them

Objective Pronoun

Objective pronouns often appear after a verb or preposition.

Government

Noun

Nouns are person, places, things, or ideas.

We

Subjective Pronoun

Subjective pronouns often start sentences.

Ate

Verb

This verb is in past tense.

Pretty

Adjective

Adjectives describe nouns.

And

Conjunction

And is a coordinating conjunction.

Examination

Noun

A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea.

Too

Adverb

Adverbs modify adjectives or other adverbs (and they don’t always end in -ly).

At

Preposition

Prepositions are often about time or space.

Sentence Structure

What are the 3 parts of an independent clause?

Subject + Verb + Complete Thought

Independent clauses are simple sentences.

I like chocolate, it tastes good.

Is this properly punctuated?

No

This is a comma splice.

I like chocolate because it tastes good.

Is this properly punctuated?

Yes

It uses the subordinating conjunction because.

I like chocolate, for it takes good.

Is this properly punctuated?

Yes

The comma and coordinating conjunction for are both needed.

I like chocolate it tastes good.

Is this properly punctuated?

No

This is a run-on sentence.

I like chocolate; it tastes good.

Is this properly punctuated?

Yes

The semicolon is used correctly.

Complex sentences have which two clauses?

Dependent and independent

Complex sentences need both types.

Compound sentences have which clauses?

Independent Clauses

Compound sentences have at least 2 independent clauses.

Compound sentences might use what type of conjunction?

Coordinating Conjunctions

There are 7 coordinating conjunctions.

Complex sentences use what type of conjunction?

Subordinating

There are numerous types of subordinating conjunctions.

What type of punctuation might be in a complex sentence?

Comma

There’s often a comma between clauses.

What type of punctuation might be in a compound sentence?

Comma or Semicolon

If there’s a comma, there must also be a coordinating conjunction.