Parts of Speech
a part of speech (also a word class, a lexical class, or a lexical category) is a linguistic category of words (or more precisely lexical items), which is generally defined by the syntactic or morphological behaviour of the lexical item in question. Common linguistic categories include noun and verb, among others. There are open word classes, which constantly acquire new members, and closed word classes, which acquire new members infrequently if at all. 8 Parts of Speech
8. Interjection Noun
-A noun is a word that names a person, place, or thing.
ex. Person- astronaut
-A singular noun is a noun that means one person, place, or thing. ex. Singular Person-astronaut
-A plural noun is a noun that means more than one person, place, or thing. ex. Plural Person- astronauts
Plural Place- stores
Plural Thing- dogs
-A pronoun is an identifying word used instead of a noun but inflected in the same way. ex. he, she, us, they, I, you, it, we
-An adjective describes a noun. It can tell how many, and it can tell what kind. ex. What Kind
We have a very tall kid in our class.
My dog has tiny black eyes.
There are twenty-four kids in our class.
Six people joined my club.
-A verb shows action . An action verb is a verb is a verb that tell what people or things do. When a verb shows action that is happening now, it is called a present tense verb. When a verb shows action that has already happened, it is called a past tense verb. ex. Verbs: run, play, sing, laugh, cry.
Present tense verbs: run, play, sing, laugh, cry.
Past tense verbs: ran, played, sang, laughed, cried.
-A word that described a verb is called an adverb. An adverb can tell how or when something is done....
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