8 Parts of Speech

English parts of speech, definitions and examples; noun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction, preposition, interjection, pronoun;




8 Parts of Speech in English, Definitions and Examples


A noun names a person, place, things or idea.

Examples

dog, cat, horse, student, teacher, apple, Mary and etc

 

ADVERB

An adverb tells how often, how, when, where. It can describe a verb, an adjective or an adverb.

Examples

 loudly, always, never, late, soon etc…

 

VERB

A verb is a word or group of words that describes an action, experience.

Examples

realize, walk, see, look, sing, sit, listen and etc…



 

ADJECTIVE

An adjective describes a noun or pronoun.


Examplesred, tall, fat, long, short,                                   blue, beautiful, sour, bitter and etc…

 

PREPOSITION

A preposition is used before a noun, pronoun, or gerund to show place, time, direction in a sentence.

Examples

at, in, on, about, to, for, from and etc…

 

CONJUNCTION

Conjuntions join words or groups of words in a sentence.

Examplesand, because, yet, therefore, moreover, since, or, so, until, but and etc…

 

PRONOUN

Pronouns replace the name of a person, place, thing or idea in a sentence.

Examples

he, she, it, we, they, him, her, this ,that and etc…

 

INTERJECTION

Interjections express strong emotion and is often followed by an exclamation point.

Examples

Bravo! Well! Aha! Hooray! Yeah! Oops! Phew!

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