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The Parts of  SpeechBy: Janine Witte
Witte’s WonderfulWorld of Writing (and Grammar)
Take out your English notebooks.
The 8 Parts of Speech Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Pronoun Preposition Interjection Conjunction
NounNames  a person, place,thing or idea
Forms of Nouns Common/Proper Singular/Plural Concrete/Abstract Direct Objects  of the Preposition Predicate Nouns
VerbShows action or astate of being
Examples of Verbs Action  Verbs Linking Verbs Helping Verbs Transitive Verbs
AdjectiveDescribes   a noun or apronoun
Adjectives answer…What kind?Which one?How many?
AdverbDescribes a verb,adjective or anotheradverb
Adverbs answer…How?When?Where?Usually   ends in -ly
PronounTakes   the place of anoun
Pronoun ExamplesSubject PronounsObject Pronouns
PrepositionConnects a noun orpronoun to the restof the sentence
Preposition Examples… The book is on the table. The book is beneath the table. The book is leaning against the table. ...
InterjectionShows   strong emotion
Interjections…Interjections areusually followed byexclamation marks
ConjunctionConnects   a word orphrase
Conjunction Examples…   FANBOYS     F    A    N     B     O    Y     S    For   And Nor   But   Or   Yet   So
You think English/Grammar doesn’t             matter?     Don’t be this guy!
Fun Links…   Parts of Speech Game    http://eslus.com/LESSONS/GRAMMAR    /POS/pos.htm   Grammar Gorillas Parts of Speech...
Sources…   Grammar Police Picture       http://www.tonystarkz.com/GrammarPolice.gif   I Has a Grammar Picture       ht...
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  1. 1. The Parts of SpeechBy: Janine Witte
  2. 2. Witte’s WonderfulWorld of Writing (and Grammar)
  3. 3. Take out your English notebooks.
  4. 4. The 8 Parts of Speech Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Pronoun Preposition Interjection Conjunction
  5. 5. NounNames a person, place,thing or idea
  6. 6. Forms of Nouns Common/Proper Singular/Plural Concrete/Abstract Direct Objects of the Preposition Predicate Nouns
  7. 7. VerbShows action or astate of being
  8. 8. Examples of Verbs Action Verbs Linking Verbs Helping Verbs Transitive Verbs
  9. 9. AdjectiveDescribes a noun or apronoun
  10. 10. Adjectives answer…What kind?Which one?How many?
  11. 11. AdverbDescribes a verb,adjective or anotheradverb
  12. 12. Adverbs answer…How?When?Where?Usually ends in -ly
  13. 13. PronounTakes the place of anoun
  14. 14. Pronoun ExamplesSubject PronounsObject Pronouns
  15. 15. PrepositionConnects a noun orpronoun to the restof the sentence
  16. 16. Preposition Examples… The book is on the table. The book is beneath the table. The book is leaning against the table. The book is beside the table. She held the book over the table. She read the book during class
  17. 17. InterjectionShows strong emotion
  18. 18. Interjections…Interjections areusually followed byexclamation marks
  19. 19. ConjunctionConnects a word orphrase
  20. 20. Conjunction Examples… FANBOYS F A N B O Y S For And Nor But Or Yet So
  21. 21. You think English/Grammar doesn’t matter? Don’t be this guy!
  22. 22. Fun Links… Parts of Speech Game http://eslus.com/LESSONS/GRAMMAR /POS/pos.htm Grammar Gorillas Parts of Speech Game http://www.funbrain.com/grammar/inde x.html Shurley English http://www.shurley.com/
  23. 23. Sources… Grammar Police Picture  http://www.tonystarkz.com/GrammarPolice.gif I Has a Grammar Picture  http://svana.org/sjh/images/various/knuth_don_has_a_grammar.jpg   FANBOYS Conjunctions  http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/coordinatingconjunction.htm  Grammar House Rock Videos  http://www.youtube.com/ Parts of Speech Definitions  http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/parts-of-speech.html
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