Most verbs in English are part of two categories: transitive and intransitive.

You can usually see this information near the IPA in your dictionary.

There are other kinds of verbs such as phrasal verbs but most verbs belong to one of these two categories.

On your flashcards you will see short abbreviations like this:


Most nouns in English are part of two categories: countable and uncountable.

On your flashcard, you will see an abbreviation like this:

Other Parts of Speech

These are the other common Parts of Speech that you will find. You should pay attention to the different parts of speech. It will help you distinguish different words when you study your flashcards.

  • adj – adjective
  • article
  • conj – conjunction
  • determiner
  • prep – preposition
  • number
  • adverb -adv

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