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  • 1. Parts of Speech Sonya Antropova Group 752
  • 2. A NOUN 's the name of anything, As: school or garden, toy, or swing. a person a place a thing an idea It names:
  • 3. Instead of nouns the PRONOUNS stand: Her head, his face, your arm, my hand. The pronoun is a word used in place of one or more nouns. It may stand for a person, place, thing, or idea.
    • PRONOUNS may be:
    • Personal Pronouns
    • Indefinite Pronouns
    • Interrogative Pronouns
    • Demonstrative Pronouns
  • 4. ADJECTIVES tell the kind of noun, As: great, small, pretty, white, or brown.
    • Modifies or describes a noun or pronoun:
    Did you lose your address book? Is that a wool sweater? Just give me five minutes.
    • Answers these questions:
    • Which?
    • What kind?
    • How many?
    The ADJECTIVE:
  • 5. VERBS tell of something being done: To read, write, count, sing, jump, or run.
    • It is a word that expresses action or otherwise helps to make a statement.
    Action verbs express mental or physical action . Linking verbs make a statement by connecting the subject with a word that describes or explains it. He rode the horse. He has been sick.
  • 6. How things are done the ADVERBS tell, As: slowly, quickly, badly, well.
    • Modifies or describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
    He ran quickly. She left yesterday. We went there. It was too hot!
    • Answers the questions:
    • How?
    • When?
    • Where?
    • To what degree or how much?
    The ADVERB :
  • 7. CONJUNCTIONS join the words together, As: men and women, wind or weather. A conjunction is a word that joins words or groups of words. and or but either/or neither/nor
  • 8. The PREPOSITION stands before A noun as: in or through a door.
    • A preposition introduces a noun or pronoun or a phrase or clause functioning in the sentence as a noun. The word or word group that the preposition introduces is its object .
    They received a postcard from Bobby telling about his trip to Canada.
    • The preposition never stands alone!
  • 9. The INTERJECTION shows surprise As: Oh, how pretty! Ah! how wise! Goodness! What a cute baby! The INTERJECTION is an exclamatory word that expresses emotion. Wow! Look at that sunset!
  • 10. Three little words you often see Are ARTICLES : a, an, and the.
    • ARTICLES may be:
    • definite – THE
    • IS USED:
    • when you know that the listener knows or can work out what particular person/thing you are talking about;
    • when you have already mentioned the thing you are talking about.
    • indefinite – A, AN .
    • ARE USED:
    • refer to something not specifically known to the person you are communicating with.
    • before nouns that introduce something or someone you have not mentioned before.
  • 11. The whole are called the PARTS of SPEECH, Which reading, writing, speaking teach. The poem is written by: David B. Tower, Benjamin F. Tweed