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Eight parts of speech

Noun - a word to name a person place or thing: also can be an idea, mainly names or specific

Mike is angry.

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

He jumped.

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,

etc.

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.

Whoa.

POW! You son of a …

 

Teachers

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

Personal Suggestions

The best way seems to be to use examples in various sentences and describing exactly what each part is. Practice makes perfect.

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