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  • 1. Noun • A noun is a naming word. It names a person, place, thing, idea • E.g. cowboy, theatre, box, thought, tree, kindness, arrival • Sentence: This is my dog. He lives in my house. We live
  • 2. Verb • A verb is a word which describes an action (doing something) or a state (being something). • E.g. walk, talk, think, believe, live, like, want, be, have, do, like, work, sing, can, must. • Sentence: EnglishClub.com is a web site. I like EnglishClub.com.
  • 3. Adjective • An adjective is a word that describes a noun. It tells you something about the noun. • E.g. big, yellow, thin, amazing, beautiful, quick, important • Sentence: I have two dogs. My dogs are big. I
  • 4. Adverb • An adverb is a word which usually describes a verb. It tells you how something is done. It may also tell you when or where something happened. • E.g. slowly, intelligently, well, yesterday, tomorrow, here, everywhere • Sentence: My dog eats quickly.
  • 5. Pronoun • A pronoun is used instead of a noun, to avoid repeating the noun. • E.g. I, you, he, she, it, we, they • Sentence: Tara is
  • 6. Preposition • A preposition usually comes before a noun, pronoun or noun phrase. It joins the noun to some other part of the sentence. • E.g. on, in, by, with, under, through, at • Sentence: We went to school on Monday.
  • 7. Conjunction • A conjunction joins two words, phrases or sentences together. • E.g. but, so, and, because, or • Sentence: I like dogs but I don't like cats.
  • 8. Interjection • An interjection is an unusual kind of word, because it often stands alone. Interjections are words which express emotion or surprise, and they are usually followed by exclamation marks. • E.g.: Ouch!, Hello!, Hurray!, Oh no!, Ha! • Sentence: Well, I don't know.
  • 9. Source • http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/parts- of- speech_1.htmhttp://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/st udyzone/330/grammar/parts.htm