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Interjections
Express
emotions
Topic: Parts of Speech (Inte...
What are interjections?
Words or phrases that show
emotion
Oh, no!
Wow!
Stop!
Ouch!
What are interjections?
• Exclamation
• Part of speech
• Words added to a sentence
Congratulations! You finally got your
d...
How are they used?
• Used in casual writing
• Used in direct quotations
• Used to convey emotions
The teacher said: “Pleas...
Common interjections
Ouch!
LOL!
TGIF!
Oh, my!
See next slide for further explanation
Common interjections
Ouch! It hurts a lot!
Laugh Out Loud!
Thank Gosh It’s Friday!
Oh, my!
Other interjections
Word or phrase Meaning
Aha! Surprise, satisfaction
Alas! Concern, pity
Boo! Disapproval/surprise
Oops!...
Interjections
 Express the writer’s feelings
 May be in the end or beginning of a sentence
 Followed by exclamation mar...
Images: courtesy of ClipArt
Photos: courtesy of ClipArt and RZP
Interjections
Express
emotions
Topic: Parts of Speech (Int...
Images: courtesy of ClipArt
Photos: courtesy of ClipArt and RZP
Interjections
Express
emotions
Topic: Parts of Speech (Int...
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English Grammar: Parts of Speech (Interjection)
English Language learners: This is a 9-slide presentation to help you recognize and use interjections, so you can convey emotion in your writing. (Created by Rita Zuba Prokopetz—G&R Languages – August, 2013)

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  1. 1. Images: courtesy of ClipArt Photos: courtesy of CipArt and RZP Interjections Express emotions Topic: Parts of Speech (Interjections) Audience: English language learners Published by: G&R Languages – August, 2013 SURPRISE! Oh, no!
  2. 2. What are interjections? Words or phrases that show emotion Oh, no! Wow! Stop! Ouch!
  3. 3. What are interjections? • Exclamation • Part of speech • Words added to a sentence Congratulations! You finally got your driver’s license.
  4. 4. How are they used? • Used in casual writing • Used in direct quotations • Used to convey emotions The teacher said: “Please bring your textbooks tomorrow. Don’t forget!”
  5. 5. Common interjections Ouch! LOL! TGIF! Oh, my! See next slide for further explanation
  6. 6. Common interjections Ouch! It hurts a lot! Laugh Out Loud! Thank Gosh It’s Friday! Oh, my!
  7. 7. Other interjections Word or phrase Meaning Aha! Surprise, satisfaction Alas! Concern, pity Boo! Disapproval/surprise Oops! Recognition of error https://www.google.ca
  8. 8. Interjections  Express the writer’s feelings  May be in the end or beginning of a sentence  Followed by exclamation marks  May also be in the middle* of a sentence  Placed between commas  Used in informal writing He read, oh*, about a book a Week this past summer. Congratulations!
  9. 9. Images: courtesy of ClipArt Photos: courtesy of ClipArt and RZP Interjections Express emotions Topic: Parts of Speech (Interjections) Audience: English language learners Published by: G&R Languages – August, 2013 Thank you!
  10. 10. Images: courtesy of ClipArt Photos: courtesy of ClipArt and RZP Interjections Express emotions Topic: Parts of Speech (Interjections) Audience: English language learners Published by: G&R Languages – August, 2013 Thank you!
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