parts of speech

Topics: Word, Adjective, Noun Pages: 5 (274 words) Published: January 8, 2014
Noun

Pronoun

A noun is a person, place, thing or idea.
Person
girl
boy
teacher

Place
school
home
store

Thing
pencil
jacket
dog

Idea
courage
love
boredom

Verb

A pronoun is used in place of a noun in a
sentence. It may take the place of a
person, place, thing or idea.
I
it

you
we

Adjective

she
they

he
me

A verb can tell the action someone or
something is doing. A verb can also
express state of being.
Action
run
jump
sit
ask
think
talk

Article

State of Being
am
is
are
was
were

Adverb

An adjective describes a noun or a
pronoun. An adjective tells what kind,
how many or which one.

The words a, an and the belong to a
An adverb describes a verb, adjective or
special group of adjectives called
another adverb. An adverb tells how,
articles. An article can be used before a when, where or to what extent. noun or adjective + noun in a sentence.

What kind
happy
brave

a
a dog
a rabbit

How many
more
two

Which one
this
that

Preposition

to
with

the
the boy
the bird

When
today

How Where To what extent
quickly outside
barely

Conjunction

A preposition combines with a noun or
pronoun to form a phrase that tells
something about another word in a
sentence.
from
over

an
an apple
an ant

until
after

Interjection

A conjunction joins together single
words or groups of words in a sentence.

An interjection expresses strong feeling
or emotion. An interjection can be a single
word of a phrase.

and

but

or

nor

Help!
Ugh!
My goodness!

Oh!
Whew!

Ouch!
Ah!
Oh dear!

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