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PARTS OF SPEECH
The 8 “building blocks” of
the English language…

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NOUN
1. Person, place, thing or
idea: “what or who”
2. Nouns are concrete like
dogs and cars.
3. Or abstract like
anger, l...
EXAMPLES
• Radha is a pro-golfer
• The dog was very sad.
• The bakery has fresh cakes.
• Love is a beautiful thing.

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PRONOUN
• A pronoun is a short word that takes the place of a Noun.
Pronouns can be:
Subjects : he or she
Objects: him or ...
EXAMPLES
Sita and I went to see movie.

My uncle, who is an engineer, works at Sony.

Whose book is on our desk?

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VERB
A verb is the action of the sentence. It shows what someone or
something is doing.

run
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paint
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EXAMPLES
• Ram runs everyday.

• Joe is painting the kitchen walls.

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ADVERB
An adverb is a descriptive
word that tells more about a
verb, an adjective or another
adverb.
• Adverbs tell how, w...
EXAMPLES
He plays the flute beautifully.(after the object)
He swims well, (after the main verb)

He ate the chocolate cake...
ADJECTIVE
• Adjectives are descriptive
words used to “modify” or tell
more about Nouns
• And pronouns…

Presenting a blue
...
EXAMPLES
• They live in a beautiful house.

• He writes meaningless letters.

• Ben is an adorable baby.

• This glass is ...
PREPOSITION
A preposition shows a position
relationship between two or more
nouns or pronouns.

These are short words (on,...
EXAMPLES
The relationship can be spatial:
• “She walked through the door into the room.”

Or in time, as in the sentence b...
CONJUNCTION
A conjunction is a word that
joins words or word groups
together. Some examples
conjunctions are:

and, but, o...
EXAMPLES
We ate pizza and drank coke for dinner.

He was lazy, therefore, e failed.
I played cards for awhile, but then I ...
INTERJECTION
• An interjection is a word
(or words) of shock or
surprise.
• It is usually used by itself
and is followed b...
EXAMPLES
Wow! That is a fine looking car.
Hurray! It is a snow day and school is cancelled.
Oh! I can’t believe how nice y...
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  1. 1. DELL YOUTH LEARNING IMPLEMENTED BY LEARNING LINKS FOUNDATION 1 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  2. 2. www.learninglinksindia.org
  3. 3. PARTS OF SPEECH The 8 “building blocks” of the English language… DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  4. 4. NOUN 1. Person, place, thing or idea: “what or who” 2. Nouns are concrete like dogs and cars. 3. Or abstract like anger, liberty and friendship. 4. Common like desks, puppies and mother. 5. Or proper like Juanita, Radha, or India. 4 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  5. 5. EXAMPLES • Radha is a pro-golfer • The dog was very sad. • The bakery has fresh cakes. • Love is a beautiful thing. 5 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  6. 6. PRONOUN • A pronoun is a short word that takes the place of a Noun. Pronouns can be: Subjects : he or she Objects: him or her Possessive: his or hers Indefinite: nobody or all Demonstrative: this or those Important: Always be sure the pronoun has a clear referent! (If you use “they,” be sure the reader knows who “they” are.) DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  7. 7. EXAMPLES Sita and I went to see movie. My uncle, who is an engineer, works at Sony. Whose book is on our desk? DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  8. 8. VERB A verb is the action of the sentence. It shows what someone or something is doing. run 8 paint DELL YOUTH LEARNING Read
  9. 9. EXAMPLES • Ram runs everyday. • Joe is painting the kitchen walls. 9 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  10. 10. ADVERB An adverb is a descriptive word that tells more about a verb, an adjective or another adverb. • Adverbs tell how, where and when . “The most commonly used adverb in English is “very.” • Many adverbs end in “ly”: quickly, carefully, & slowly… 10 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  11. 11. EXAMPLES He plays the flute beautifully.(after the object) He swims well, (after the main verb) He ate the chocolate cake greedily. 11 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  12. 12. ADJECTIVE • Adjectives are descriptive words used to “modify” or tell more about Nouns • And pronouns… Presenting a blue car, a red car and a light brown car… 12 • Without colorful and precise adjectives, language would be pretty blah! DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  13. 13. EXAMPLES • They live in a beautiful house. • He writes meaningless letters. • Ben is an adorable baby. • This glass is breakable. 13 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  14. 14. PREPOSITION A preposition shows a position relationship between two or more nouns or pronouns. These are short words (on, in, to) that usually stand in front of nouns (sometimes also in front of gerund verbs). 14 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  15. 15. EXAMPLES The relationship can be spatial: • “She walked through the door into the room.” Or in time, as in the sentence below: • “After the track meet, he was very tired.” 15 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  16. 16. CONJUNCTION A conjunction is a word that joins words or word groups together. Some examples conjunctions are: and, but, or, nor, although, yet, so, either, and also. 16 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  17. 17. EXAMPLES We ate pizza and drank coke for dinner. He was lazy, therefore, e failed. I played cards for awhile, but then I played chess. 17 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  18. 18. INTERJECTION • An interjection is a word (or words) of shock or surprise. • It is usually used by itself and is followed by an exclamation point. Examples are: Wow!, Cool!, ouch, wow, uh oh, oh no, gosh, shhhh Awesome! and so on… 18 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  19. 19. EXAMPLES Wow! That is a fine looking car. Hurray! It is a snow day and school is cancelled. Oh! I can’t believe how nice you look. Woops, I dropped the milk and it spilled. It is so exciting, my goodness, I just can’t believe it. 19 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
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