English Grammar PARTS OF SPEECH Presented by: Pir Suhail Ahmed
EIGHT PARTS OF SPEECHNounsInterjectionsPronouns Conjunctions
A word that namesA Person A Place A Thing An Idea
KINDS OF NOUNS Common Nouns Proper Nouns boy Ali girl Zara Singular Nouns Plural Nouns boy boys girl girlsSingular Possessive Plural Possessive boy’s boys’ girl’s girls’
Modifies or describes a noun or pronoun. Answers these questions: Did you lose your book? Is that a sweater? Just give me minutes.
The pronoun is a word used in place of one or more nouns. It may stand for a person, place, thing, or idea. Personal PronounsInterrogative I, me, mine Pronouns you, your, yours who she, her, hers, Indefinite whom it, its Pronouns what we, us, our, ours anybody, one, each, which they, them, their, theirs either, none, whose myself, yourself someone
A word that expresses action or otherwise helps to make a statement.Every sentence must have a verb. Subject Verb Predicate
KINDS OF VERBS Action verbs Linking verbs make aexpress mental or statement by connecting physical action. the subject with a word that describes or explains it.He rode the horse to victory. He has been sick.
Modifies or describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Answers these questions: He ran . She left . We went . It was hot!
Introduces a noun or pronoun or a phrase orclause functioning in the sentence as a noun.The word or word group that the preposition introduces is its object.
COMMON PREPOSITIONSaboard behind from throughout about below in to above beneath into toward across beside like under after between of underneathagainst beyond off until along by on upamong down over uponaround during past with at except since withinbefore for through without
A word that joins words or groups of words.either/or so