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English 7 Mr. Holes. Parts of Speech: What is a INTERJECTION?. A INTERJECTION is a word that is added to a sentence to convey emotion or show sounds. A INTERJECTION is one of the 8 parts of speech. Parts of Speech: What is an INTERJECTION?. So, what is an INTERJECTION ?.

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A INTERJECTION is a word that is added to a sentence to convey emotion or show sounds.

A INTERJECTIONis one of the 8 parts of speech.

Parts of Speech: What is an INTERJECTION?

So, what is anINTERJECTION ?

so what is an interjection

INTERJECTIONS are not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence.

They are uncommon in formal academic writing except in direct quotations. They most often show emotion or excitement.

Parts of Speech: What is an INTERJECTION?

So, what is anINTERJECTION ?

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Usually, an exclamation point follows an INTERJECTION. They are often set off separately from complete sentences.

Awesome! Our team won the game!

Hey! Don’t tease me.

Parts of Speech: What is an INTERJECTION?

So, what is anINTERJECTION ?

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Common INTERJECTIONS stand by themselves and show excitement or emotion:

Awesome!Hey! No! Yes! Wow! Yikes! Yuck!Oh no! Holy cow! Hooray!

Parts of Speech: What is an INTERJECTION?

So, what is anINTERJECTION ?

some interjections show sounds awww grrr yippee hmmm ugh hah whoopee whoa
Some INTERJECTIONS show sounds:

Awww!Grrr! Yippee! hmmm, ugh, hah!

Whoopee! Whoa!

Parts of Speech: What is an INTERJECTION?

So, what is anINTERJECTION ?

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Some INTERJECTIONS can actually be a part of a normal sentence (though they are not related to any other words):

Ouch, eh, good lord, wow, oh, um, huh,gosh, alas, ahoy, amen

Parts of Speech: What is an INTERJECTION?

So, what is anINTERJECTION ?

why should we use interjections in our writing check these out
Why should we use INTERJECTIONS in our writing?– check these out:

Show hesitation, also set off by a comma:

“Um, do you want that last bite?”

Express your strong feelings:

“Oh, no!” or “Ouch! That hurts!”

If it’s a mild feeling, just use a comma:

“Hey, are you going too?”

why should we use interjections in our writing check these out1
Why should we use INTERJECTIONS in our writing?– check these out:

Show outrage:

“No! You can’t do that!”

Express surprise:

“Excellent!” or “Wow! That’s awesome!”

Show confusion:

“Huh? I don’t get it?”

how can using interjections help you
How can using Interjections help you?
  • Communicating your ideas clearly
  • Demonstrating you have controlover your writing
  • Making your writing more exciting &fun to read
what do we think of authors or writers who don t use interjections
What do we think of authors or writers who don’t use Interjections?
  • They do not proofread.
  • They are lazy(and probably boring).
  • They do not take the timeto re-read their work.
  • They don’t care if the reader enjoys their writing
knowing the parts of speech is important
Knowing the Parts of Speech IS Important!!!
  • For knowledge
  • For a job
  • For education
  • For clarity
  • For communication