Parts of Speech. Nouns. A noun is a word that names a person, place, a thing, or an idea. Examples : Person: uncle, baby, John Thing: car, door, book Idea: truth, beauty. Verbs. A verb is a word that expresses action or a state of being.
A noun is a word that names a person, place, a thing, or an idea.
Examples:Person: uncle, baby, John
Thing: car, door, book
Idea: truth, beauty
A verb is a word that expresses action or a state of being.
Examples:The students did their homework.
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An adjective is a word that modifies a noun by limiting its meaning.
Examples: romantic story
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb by making its meaning more specific. Adverbs modify by answering the questions “when”, “where”, “how”.
Examples:Sheoften drinks tea with milk.
Jackcarefully polished his car.
A pronoun is a word that can take the place of a noun.
Examples:I, me, their, myself,
these, each other
A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in a sentence.
Examples:above, behind, during, from, since, through, without
A conjunction is a word that joins single words or groups of words.
or, but, because, while, although
An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation.
wow, ouch, hey, hello, oops
Articles are used to indicate nouns and to specify their application.
a / an – indefinite article
the – definite article
I bought myself a guitar.
He can play the guitar very well.
A numeral is a word that representsa number or shows the order of objects through counting.
three, one hundred, fifth
Every name is called a noun, As fieldand fountain, street and town;In place of noun the pronoun standsAshe and she can clap their hands;The adjective describes a thing,As magic wand and bridalring;The verb means action, something done -To read, to write, to jump, to run;How things are done, the adverbs tell,As quickly, slowly, badly, well;The preposition shows relation,As in the street, or at the station;Conjunctions join, in many ways,Sentences, words, or phrase andphrase;The interjection cries out, ‘Hark!I need an exclamation mark!‘
Through poetry, we learn how each
Of these make up the parts of speech
Identify all the parts of speech in the following sentence:
Yesterday we went to the cinema because John had luckily received two free tickets.
yesterday - adverb
we - pronoun
went - verb
to - preposition
the - article
cinema - noun
because - conjunction
John - noun
had - verb
luckily - adverb
received - verb
two - numeral
free - adjective
tickets - noun
Noun: cloud, interest
Verb: irritate, organise
Adjective: strong, funny
Adverb: seriously, angrily
Preposition: under, during
Conjunction: although, if
Interjection: wow, hello
Numeral: thirty, fourth