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Parts of Speech

Learning the parts of speech can greatly improve your writing abilities. These are the seven parts of speech that we will be learning today.
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Keegan Swihart

on 20 April 2010

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Transcript of Parts of Speech

Parts of Speech There are 8 main parts of speech

Nouns
A person, place,
thing, or idea
Proper nouns are always capitalized.
Ex: apple, store, Kyle Adjectives
Modifies a noun or pronoun
Ex: green, slow beautiful
Pronoun
words used for a noun,
usually specific.
Ex: I, she, he, mine Article
Precedes a noun
and is definite or indefinite
Ex: a, an, the Conjunction
Join words, phrases or clauses.
and indicates the relationship between the
two objects.
Ex: and, but, because Adverb
A word that modifies a verb
Ex: Quickly, (mopstly ending in ly Preposition
Links nouns, pronouns, and
phrases to other words in the
same sentence.
Ex: between, across, over What part of speech is used to
describe an action? Each world can be classified into one of these 8 groups Which part of speech joins words, phares,
and clauses together? . Verb
Describes action
Ex: ran, sat, yelled
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