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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. 

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nouns
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
Verbs

A verb is a word that expresses action or a state of being. 

Examples:The students did their homework.           

Studying grammar rocks :)I live in Tallinn.     

adjectives
Adjectives

An adjective is a word that modifies a noun by limiting its meaning. 

Examples: romantic story           

many ideas   

Scottish wool 

adverbs
Adverbs

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.

pronouns
Pronouns

A pronoun is a word that can take the place of a noun.

Examples:I, me, their, myself,

these, each other

prepositions
Prepositions

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

conjunctions
Conjunctions

A conjunction is a word that joins single words or groups of words. 

Examples:

or, but, because, while, although

interjections
Interjections

An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation. 

Examples:

wow, ouch, hey, hello, oops

articles
Articles

Articles are used to indicate nouns and to specify their application.

Examples:

a / an – indefinite article

the – definite article

I bought myself a guitar.

He can play the guitar very well.

numerals
Numerals

A numeral is a word that representsa number or shows the order of objects through counting.

Examples:

three, one hundred, fifth

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A POEM

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

parts of speech1
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.

key 1
Key 1

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

key 2
Key 2

Noun: cloud, interest

Verb: irritate, organise

Adjective: strong, funny

Adverb: seriously, angrily

Preposition: under, during

Conjunction: although, if

Interjection: wow, hello

Numeral: thirty, fourth

Pronoun: herself

Article: the