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.
Name for a person, animal, thing, place, idea, activity.
Like → John, cat, box, desert, liberty, golf
Modifies a noun or pronoun.
Like → big, good, full
Modifies a verb, adverb, or adjective.
Like → quickly, loudly, here
Precedes phrase that acts as a modifier or noun.
Like → with, for, at
Alternate name for a noun.
Like → he, she, it
Expresses action or existence.
Like → went, purred, is
Connects words, phrases, or clauses.
Like → and, or, but
Like → Gosh! Wow! Super!
How to Remember Part of Speech