Eight parts of speech
Noun- a word to name a person place or thing: also can be an idea, mainly names or specific
The park was nice.
My El Camino can run.
Pronoun- a word that takes the place of a noun
When will he change?
I hope she doesn’t get nervous.
They are wrong.
Verb- an action word
As he climbed the mountain it followed him.
The grade was given.
Adverb- Can modify a verb, adjective, and also a another adverb
He waited quietly.
Suspiciously he crept.
He hurriedly worked on his project.
Adjective- modifies a noun, pronoun, verb, or just about any other word. It can include color, quantity,
She is beautiful.
He spoke loudly.
He turned red when she approached him.
Preposition- A word that describes the relationship between one word and another.
The house is on top of the hill.
He was underneath the car.
She stood beside him.
Conjunction- brings two words or phrases together.
I like soccer and football.
She is nice, yet not so friendly.
He talked until he could no more.
Interjection- word used to show emotion. usually sounds like “ouch.” Placed in sentence or not.
Ouch, that hurt.
POW! You son of a …
Teaching parts of speech- click on the links below to be redirected to pages pertaining to the parts of speech.http://yourpage.blazenet.net/bterney/8pos.htm http://uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/partsp.html
The best way seems to be to use examples in various sentences and describing exactly what each part is. Practice makes perfect.