WORD CLASSES Words are classified into eight categories 2, 2012/2013 PJJ By Doris tay
Word Categories: • Noun (N) • Pronoun (P) • Adjective (A) • Verb (V) • Adverb (A) • Conjunction (C) • Preposition (P) • Interjection (I)
Noun Name for a person, animal, thing, place, Idea, activity. e.g. Mary, dog, chair, UPM, freedom, badminton
Pronoun Alternate name for a noun. e.g. he, she, it, I , you, we, they
Adjective Modifies the meaning of a noun or a pronoun e.g. big, good, tall, pink Tall man Pink shirt
Verb Expresses an occurrence, act, or mode of being. e.g. is, were, kick, went, does
Adverb Modifies (tell you more about) a verb, adverb, or adjective. e.g. quickly, loudly, here, yesterday He ran quickly, yesterday
Conjunction A word that joins words, phrases, or clauses. Eg: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so (FANBOYS) Jack and Jill went up the hill.
Preposition shows time, place, movement, direction, relationship. e.g. with, for, at, from, to
Interjection Expresses emotion. e.g. Gosh! Wow! Super! Yes!
Revision sort them according to their word class: • Noun • Verb • Adjective • Adverb • Pronoun • Preposition • Interjection • Conjunction
Revision (1) TO SOFT DRIVER SO THEY TOMORROW YELL EARLY OH MY! RUN I SMALL RAW PANTS SLEEP FUNNY YOUNG SLEEPY YAY! NEARBY HAPPILY SCHOOL QUICKLY CALCULATOR TONY SANG BROWN SLOWLY INTO AAAAAAAARGH! AND
Revision (2) 1. Mike rudely chewed and talked with his mouth open. 2. Hey! Do you think we can get some service at this restaurant?
Answers: 1. Noun Adv Verb Conj Verb Prep Pro Noun Adj Mike rudely chewed and talked with his mouth open. 2. Int Verb Pro Verb Pro Verb Verb Adj Noun Prep Hey! Do you think we can get some service at Adj Noun this restaurant?