Each part of speech explains not what the word is but how the word is used.
3 The Eight Parts of Speech
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Each part of speech explains not what the word is but how the word is used. In fact the same word can be a noun in one sentence and a verb or adjective in the next.
An adverb can modify a verb an adjective another verb a phrase or a clause.
The seamstress quickly made the mourning clothes.
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A verb is what you do!
I will run hop and skip down the track.
Home 7 Here come the nouns!
A noun is a person place or thing.
Ms. Arruda is going to Vegas this weekend.
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A pronoun can replace the noun or another pronoun.
Which show do you want to see
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A personal pronoun refers to specific person or thing and changes its form to indicate person number gender and case.
Possessive Personal Pronouns
A possessive pronoun indicates that the pronoun is acting as a marker of possession and defines who owns a particular object or person.
(mine yours hers his its ours theirs)
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An interrogative pronoun is used to ask questions.
(who whom which what and the compounds formed with suffix ever).
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A demonstrative pronoun points to and identifies a noun or a pronoun.
(this that these and those are demonstrative pronouns)
Home 12 What about the Adjectives
An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun by describing identifying or qualifying words.
The truck-shaped balloon floated over the treetops.
Home 13 Conjunctions
I ate the pizza and the pasta!
You can use Conjunctions to link words phrases and clauses.
Home 14 Prepositions
A preposition links nouns pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence.
(on against over during beneath beside)
Home 15 What is an Interjection
An interjection is a word added to a sentence to convey emotion.
Home 16 Parts of Speech Poemby Kim Vetter
A nouns the name of anything
As house or garden hoop or swing.
Instead of nouns the pronouns stand-
Her head your face his arm my hand.
Adjectives tell the kind of noun
As great small pretty white or brown.
Verbs tell of something to be done-
To read count sing talk laugh or run.
How things are done the adverbs tell
As slowly quickly ill or well.
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Conjunctions join the words together As men and women wind or weather.
The preposition stands before
A noun as in or through a door.
The interjection shows surprise
As Oh! How Pretty Ah! How wise.
Thats why we learn the parts of speech
Which reading writing speaking teach.
Cause grammar needs to be correct
To help you earn the worlds respect.
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