Parts of Speech :
Intraditional English Grammar, a Part of Speech is category of words that have similar grammatical properties.
Parts of Speech tell us how a word is used in a sentence. Sometimes Parts of Speech are called Word Classes.
8 of Parts of Speech :
Naming Word. Used to name :
Name of thing, a person, an animal, a place, an ideaThing : table, car strawberry, mountain
Person : Daniel, Diego, Angelica, Robert
Animal : dog, cat, duck, elephant
Place : London, Egypth, California, Paris
Idea : happines, hope, love, freedom
– Steve lives in London
– Mary uses a blue pen to write letters`
Replace noun/Used in place of a noun or non phrase to avoid repetition
( I, You, it, we, us, them, those, mine, yours, hers )
– Mary is tired. She wants to sleep.
– I want her to dance with me
– This bike is mine
Describes, modifies or gives more information about a noun or pronoun.
(cold, happy, young, little, pink, intelligent, fun, etc)
– The little girl has a pink hat
– My sister is intelligent and fun
Is an action or state.
Shows an action or a state of being. It can show what someone or something is doing.
State of being or existence.
( go, speaking, ate, lived, been, is )
– I watch Woodward English videos
– I study their charts and play their games
– I am happy
– I feel sick
Verb have different tenses which tell us WHEN an action happens or happened.
Past Tense : I lived in Russia last year
Present Tense : I live in Chile Right now
Future Tense : I will live in Italy next year
Describes a verb.
Modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. It tells how (often) , where, when.
( slowly, very, always, well, too)
– I am speaking slowly
– Yesterday, I ate my lunch quickly
The most common types of adverbs are :
– Adverbs of manner : slowly, loudly, easily.
Answer the question HOW ?
– Adverbs of frequency : always, usually, never.
Answer the question HOW OFTEN ?
– Adverbs of place : here, there, outside, above.
Answer the question WHERE ?
– Adverbs of time : yesterday, now, soon.
Answer the question WHEN ?
– Adverbs of degree : very, really, too, so, quite.
Answer the question TO WHAT EXTENT ?
Shows a relationship
Shows the relationship of a noun, noun phrase, or pronoun to another word.
( at, on, in, from, with, about )
– I left my keys on the table for you
– My birthday is in January
Joins words or clauses
Joins words, ideas, phrases or clauses together and shows how there are connected.
( and, or, but, because, until, if )
– I was hot and tired but I still finished it
– I listened to music while I was running
A word or phrase that expresses a strong feeling or emotion. It is a short exclamation.
( ouch!, Hey!, Wow!, Ugh! )
– Ouch! I just hit my thumb
– Wow! I passed my English exam!