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1 Parts of Speech

2 Nouns A noun is a word that names a person, place, a thing, or an idea. Examples: Person: uncle, baby, John Thing: car, door, book Idea: truth, beauty

3 Verbs A verb is a word that expresses action or a state of being. Examples: The students did their homework. Studying grammar rocks :) I live in Tallinn.

4 Adjectives An adjective is a word that modifies a noun by limiting its meaning. Examples: romantic story many ideas Scottish wool

5 Adverbs An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb by making its meaning more specific. Adverbs modify by answering the questions “when”, “where”, “how”. Examples: She often drinks tea with milk. Jack carefully polished his car.

6 Pronouns A pronoun is a word that can take the place of a noun. Examples: I, me, their, myself, these, each other

7 Prepositions A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in a sentence. Examples: above, behind, during, from, since, through, without

8 Conjunctions A conjunction is a word that joins single words or groups of words. Examples: or, but, because, while, although

9 Interjections An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation. Examples: wow, ouch, hey, hello, oops

10 Articles Articles are used to indicate nouns and to specify their application. Examples: a / an – indefinite article the – definite article I bought myself a guitar. He can play the guitar very well.

11 Numerals A numeral is a word that represents a number or shows the order of objects through counting. Examples: three, one hundred, fifth

12 A POEM Every name is called a noun, As field and fountain, street and town; In place of noun the pronoun stands As he and she can clap their hands; The adjective describes a thing, As magic wand and bridal ring; The verb means action, something done - To read, to write, to jump, to run; How things are done, the adverbs tell, As quickly, slowly, badly, well; The preposition shows relation, As in the street, or at the station; Conjunctions join, in many ways, Sentences, words, or phrase and phrase; The interjection cries out, ‘Hark! I need an exclamation mark!‘ Through poetry, we learn how each Of these make up the parts of speech

13 Parts of Speech Identify all the parts of speech in the following sentence: Yesterday we went to the cinema because John had luckily received two free tickets.

14 Key 1 yesterday - adverb we - pronoun went - verb to - preposition the - article cinema - noun because - conjunction John - noun had - verb luckily - adverb received - verb two - numeral free - adjective tickets - noun

15 Key 2 Noun: cloud, interest Verb: irritate, organise Adjective: strong, funny Adverb: seriously, angrily Preposition: under, during Conjunction: although, if Interjection: wow, hello Numeral: thirty, fourth Pronoun: herself Article: the

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