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Parts of Speech

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Transcript of Parts of Speech

-A
noun
is a word or word group that is used to name a person, a place, a thing, or an idea.
Noun
Adjective
-An Adjective is a word that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun.
-Word that expresses an action or state of being.

-A word that can function by itself as a noun phrase & that refers either to the participants in the discourse or to have someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse
Parts of Speech
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Pronouns

-Persons: Sharon, major brown, hairstylist, joggers
-Places: lowa, districts, mars, Antarctica, library
-Things: okra, great pyramid, toothpicks, merry-go-round
-Ideas: peace, truth, artistry, excellence, beauty
To
modify
a word means to describe the word or to make its meaning more definite.
An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun by telling
what kind,

which one,
or
how many.
First Person: I, me, my, mine, was, us, our, ours

Second Person: you, your, yours

Third Person: he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs
Verbs

-Demonstrative adjectives contain
This, that, these,
and
those
which can be used both as adjectives and as pronouns.
Present Tense: I, you, we, they, he, she
Past Tense: I, you, he, she, it, we
Future Tense: i, you, he, she, it, we ,they
When they take place of nouns or pronouns they are called demonstrative pronouns.
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Adverb
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An Adverb modifies a verb, an adjective, or another Adverb
When they modify nouns or pronouns, they are called demonstrative adjectives.
In other words, an adverb describes, modifies or provides more information about a verb in a sentence.
So, if you said "I am going to quickly run to the store," the adverb in that sentence would quickly be modifying the verb run. Adverbs can be confused with adjectives, which also modify things.
Conjunction
Interjections
-
Conjunction
is a word that joins word groups.
-
Coordinating Conjuntion
joins words or word groups that are used in the same way.
Preposition
-
Correlative conjunctions
are pairs or conjunctions that join words or word groups that are use in the same way.
-A predicate adjective modifies the subject of a clause or sentence.
-
Verb phrases
consists of at least one
main verb
and one or more helping verbs.
-
Helping verbs
helps the main verb expressaction or a state of being.
-
Linking verbs
connect the subject to a word or word group that identifies or describes the subject.
- Words or phrases used to exclaim or protest or command.

- They sometimes stand by themselves, but they are often contained within larger structures
-A word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to word
-The preposition, its object, and any modifiers of the object together form a
prepositional phrase
.
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