8 Parts of Speech Definitions and Examples
A noun names a person, place, things or idea.
dog, cat, horse, student, teacher, apple, Mary and etc…
An adverb tells how often, how, when, where. It can describe a verb, an adjective or an adverb.
loudly, always, never, late, soon etc…
A verb is a word or group of words that describes an action, experience.
realize, walk, see, look, sing, sit, listen and etc…
An adjective describes a noun or pronoun.
Examples; red, tall, fat, long, short, blue, beautiful, sour, bitter and etc…
A preposition is used before a noun, pronoun, or gerund to show place, time, direction in a sentence.
at, in, on, about, to, for, from and etc…
Conjuntions join words or groups of words in a sentence.
Examples; and, because, yet, therefore, moreover, since, or, so, until, but and etc…
Pronouns replace the name of a person, place, thing or idea in a sentence.
he, she, it, we, they, him, her, this ,that and etc…
Interjections express strong emotion and is often followed by an exclamation point.
Bravo! Well! Aha! Hooray! Yeah! Oops! Phew!