Parts of speech table

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8 common parts of speech with definitions and examples

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Parts of speech table

  1. 1. Parts of Speech TableThis is a summary of the 8 parts of speech*. You can find more detail if you click oneach part of speech.part of function or "job" example words example sentencesspeech (to) be, have, do, EnglishClub.com is a web site.Verb action or state like, work, sing, I like EnglishClub.com. can, must pen, dog, work, music, town, This is my dog. He lives in myNoun thing or person London, teacher, house. We live in London. John a/an, the, 69, some, good, big,Adjective describes a noun My dog is big. I like big dogs. red, well, interesting quickly, silently, My dog eats quickly. When describes a verb,Adverb well, badly, very, he is very hungry, he eats adjective or adverb really really quickly. I, you, he, she, Tara is Indian. She isPronoun replaces a noun some beautiful. links a noun to to, at, after, on, We went to school onPreposition another word but Monday. I like dogs and I like cats. I joins clauses orConjunction and, but, when like cats and dogs. I like dogs sentences or words but I dont like cats. short exclamation, oh!, ouch!, hi!, Ouch! That hurts! Hi! HowInterjection sometimes inserted well are you? Well, I dont know. into a sentence

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