Parts of Speech Sonya Antropova Group 752
A  NOUN 's the name of anything, As: school or garden, toy, or swing. a person a place a thing an idea It names:
Instead of nouns the  PRONOUNS  stand:  Her head, his face, your arm, my hand. The  pronoun  is a word used in place of on...
ADJECTIVES  tell the kind of noun, As: great, small, pretty, white, or brown. <ul><li>Modifies or describes a noun or pron...
VERBS  tell of something being done:  To read, write, count, sing, jump, or run. <ul><li>It is a word that expresses actio...
How things are done the  ADVERBS  tell,  As: slowly, quickly, badly, well. <ul><li>Modifies or describes a verb, an adject...
CONJUNCTIONS  join the words together, As: men and women, wind or weather. A  conjunction  is a word that joins words or g...
The  PREPOSITION  stands before A noun as: in or through a door. <ul><li>A  preposition  introduces a noun or pronoun or a...
The  INTERJECTION  shows surprise As: Oh, how pretty! Ah! how wise! Goodness!  What a cute baby! The  INTERJECTION   is an...
Three little words you often see Are  ARTICLES : a, an, and the. <ul><li>ARTICLES  may be: </li></ul><ul><li>definite   – ...
The whole are called the  PARTS of SPEECH, Which reading, writing, speaking teach. The poem is written by:  David B. Tower...
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  1. 1. Parts of Speech Sonya Antropova Group 752
  2. 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. 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. <ul><li>PRONOUNS may be: </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Pronouns </li></ul><ul><li>Indefinite Pronouns </li></ul><ul><li>Interrogative Pronouns </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrative Pronouns </li></ul>
  4. 4. ADJECTIVES tell the kind of noun, As: great, small, pretty, white, or brown. <ul><li>Modifies or describes a noun or pronoun: </li></ul>Did you lose your address book? Is that a wool sweater? Just give me five minutes. <ul><li>Answers these questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Which? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind? </li></ul><ul><li>How many? </li></ul>The ADJECTIVE:
  5. 5. VERBS tell of something being done: To read, write, count, sing, jump, or run. <ul><li>It is a word that expresses action or otherwise helps to make a statement. </li></ul>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. 6. How things are done the ADVERBS tell, As: slowly, quickly, badly, well. <ul><li>Modifies or describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb. </li></ul>He ran quickly. She left yesterday. We went there. It was too hot! <ul><li>Answers the questions: </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul><ul><li>To what degree or how much? </li></ul>The ADVERB :
  7. 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. 8. The PREPOSITION stands before A noun as: in or through a door. <ul><li>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 . </li></ul>They received a postcard from Bobby telling about his trip to Canada. <ul><li>The preposition never stands alone! </li></ul>
  9. 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. 10. Three little words you often see Are ARTICLES : a, an, and the. <ul><li>ARTICLES may be: </li></ul><ul><li>definite – THE </li></ul><ul><li>IS USED: </li></ul><ul><li>when you know that the listener knows or can work out what particular person/thing you are talking about; </li></ul><ul><li>when you have already mentioned the thing you are talking about. </li></ul><ul><li>indefinite – A, AN . </li></ul><ul><li>ARE USED: </li></ul><ul><li>refer to something not specifically known to the person you are communicating with. </li></ul><ul><li>before nouns that introduce something or someone you have not mentioned before. </li></ul>
  11. 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

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