2 NounsA 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 VerbsA 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 AdjectivesAn adjective is a word that modifies a noun by limiting its meaning. Examples: romantic story many ideas Scottish wool
5 AdverbsAn 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 PronounsA pronoun is a word that can take the place of a noun. Examples: I, me, their, myself, these, each other
7 PrepositionsA 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 ConjunctionsA conjunction is a word that joins single words or groups of words. Examples: or, but, because, while, although
9 InterjectionsAn interjection is a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation. Examples: wow, ouch, hey, hello, oops
10 ArticlesArticles 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 NumeralsA numeral is a word that represents a number or shows the order of objects through counting. Examples: three, one hundred, fifth
12 A POEMEvery 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 eachOf these make up the parts of speech
13 Parts of SpeechIdentify 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 1yesterday - 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 2Noun: 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