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What are the Parts of Speech?. A Quick Help Guide. #1. Noun: A word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea EX: Oregon, Communism, love, religion, Sally. #2. Pronoun: A word used in place of a noun EX: I, you, she, him, who, everyone, these, neither, theirs, themselves, which.

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What are the parts of speech

What are the Parts of Speech?

A Quick Help Guide


#1

Noun:

A word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea

EX: Oregon, Communism, love, religion, Sally


#2

Pronoun:

A word used in place of a noun

EX: I, you, she, him, who, everyone, these, neither, theirs, themselves, which


#3

Verb:

A word that expresses action or state of being

EX: float, sniff, discover, seem, were, was, is


#4

Adjective:

A word that describes a noun or a pronoun

EX: young, big, grim, Canadian, longer, a, the


#5

Adverb:

A word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb

EX: briefly, forward, regally, slowly, better


#6

Preposition:

Shows relationship between its object (a noun or a pronoun that follows the preposition) and another word in the sentence.

EX: To make a mustache, Natasha placed the hairy caterpillar under her nose.

EX: The drowsy insect clung obediently to the girl’s upper lip.


#7

Conjunction:

A word that connects other words or groups of words

EX: and, but, although, because, either/or, so


#8

Interjections:

A word that shows strong emotion or surprise

EX: Oh no! Yipes! Good grief! Well….


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