Part of Speech English Grammar

Part of Speech Video Class - Page 10

Part of Speech are classed into eight categories according to their uses in a sentence. Amazingly, only eight parts of speech are used to classify hundreds of thousands of words. The challenge is that many words can be used for more than one part of speech.

1) Noun
Name for a person, animal, thing, place, idea, activity.
Like → John, cat, box, desert, liberty, golf

2) Adjective
Modifies a noun or pronoun.

Like → big, good, full

3) Adverb
Modifies a verb, adverb, or adjective.

Like → quickly, loudly, here

4) Preposition
Precedes phrase that acts as a modifier or noun.

Like → with, for, at

5) Pronoun
Alternate name for a noun.

Like → he, she, it

6) Verb
Expresses action or existence.

Like → went, purred, is

7) Conjunction
Connects words, phrases, or clauses.

Like → and, or, but

8) Interjection
Expresses emotion.

Like → Gosh! Wow! Super!

How to Remember Part of Speech


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