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The Eight parts of Speech

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Reesa Winters

on 15 February 2013

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The 8 Parts of Speech By: Reesa Winters Adverbs, Pronouns, &
Prepositions Interjections &
Conjunction Interjections Conjunctions Prepositions Continued Pronouns Prepositions Adverbs Nouns: Adjectives: Verbs Nouns, Verbs, & Adjectives Def: Part of Speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea. (quality; thought/dreams)

There is obviously more than one noun so here they are:
Common, Proper, Collective, Abstract, & Concrete. Def: Def: Def: Def: Def: Def: Def: THE
END Common and Proper Nouns Common: Proper: A noun that isn't specific. Examples: boy
book dog
pie toy
tree A noun that is specific and capitalized. Examples: Reesa
Office Max
Dunkin' Donuts Public's
Mrs. Adams
Hornets Soft-
ball travel ball
team Collective, Abstract, and Concrete Collective: Abstract: Concrete: Def: A noun that names a group of items of things. Def: Def: Examples: Examples: Examples: Something you cannot "touch." A noun that you can touch, feel,
taste, smell, and see. team
gaggle class
clubs happiness
love fun
puzzled A part of speech that conveys an action to a modifies a noun or pronoun. (aka modifier.) There are A LOT of adjectives that you will need
to know: Articles, Comparative, Compound, Demonstrative, Interrogative, Positive, Possessive, Predicate, Proper, and Superlative
adjectives. Articles Def: The part of speech used to indicate nouns and to specify their application. Examples: A, An, & The A plate fell from the table. An apple just hit me in the head. The birthday cake is on fire! Comparative, Positive, & Superlative Adjectives Comparative: Def: Def: Positive: Superlative: Def: Def: Def: Has an -er on the end. No comparison. Has -est on the end. Examples: Examples: Examples: large
rich warm
hot larger
richer warmer
hotter largest
richest warmest
hottest Compound Adjectives Def: Two or more words that act as a single idea to modify a noun. Created two ways: Hyphenated & Combined words. Examples: tick-tock
trick-or-treat cupcake
softball Demonstrative Adjectives Def: Demonstratives are deictic words external frame of that indicate which a speaker refers to and distinguishes those entities entities from others. Examples: This, That, These, & Those This is the prettiest dress I've ever seen. That was the world's oldest penny. These were really expensive shoes. Those were are worth a fortune in the Philippines. Interrogative Adjective Def: Used to modify a noun. Whose jacket is in the chair? Examples: Ask Yourself These 4 Questions: Which One? What Kind? How Many? Whose? What color is it? How many are there? Which person do you think it belongs to? Possessive Adjective A part of speech that modifies a noun by Def: attributing possession to someone or something. Examples: my
your function as
ours His brother is tall. Your mother is an amazing cook. My favorite book is "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon." Predicate Adjective Def: Follows a linking verb and describes the subject of the sentence. Examples: The dog is cute. IV That's one hungry hog. IV You're one lucky young lady. IV Proper Adjective Def: Formed from proper nouns and are also capitalized. Examples: The American flag is easy to see. In the future, I want to work at Hallmark. I go to Dunkin Donuts every Sunday. There are multiple verbs that are important to know like:
Action, Helping, and Linking Verbs. state of being. Action Verb Def: Examples: Tells what action someone or something did. Cartwheeling down the hill is fun. I chugged down the milk. Don't worry I already packed all my stuff for school. Helping Verbs Linking Verbs Def: Examples: Added before another verb to make a verb phrase. am
were being
has had
shall should
might must
could Def: Examples: Connects a noun or pronoun with a word that identifies or describes it. York, City am, calm was, happy Examples: The part of speech that modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Financially
Abruptly Endlessly
Delightfully Examples: A word that takes "the place" (replaces) of a noun or a group of words acting as a noun. There is also: Antecedent, Personal, Demonstrative, Indefinite,and
Interrogative Pronouns. The firefighters described how they did their jobs. antecedent pronoun pronoun Antecedent Def: Examples: The noun, or group of words acting as a noun, for which a pronoun stands. Martha explained how she won the contest. Nurses have many responsibilities assigned to them. ant. ant. Personal Pronouns Def: Examples: A pronoun designating the I
us he she
it they person speaking, the person spoken to (you), or the person or thing spoken about . him her them
you Demonstrative Pronoun Def: Examples: Usually appears at the beginning, with its antecedent appearing later in the same sentence. That has always been my favorite subject. This is the best day ever! These are really expensive. Interrogative Pronoun Indefinite Pronoun Def: Examples: To ask or take a guess. What did the dentist say? Why do you have a cavity? When did you get it? Def: Examples: Refers to a person, place, or thing. Everyone is ready for the field trip. Nobody else is hungry but me. Someone better clean up this mess! Examples: Shows relation of a noun or a pronoun to other words in the sentence. (On the other slide) 84 Prepositions:

1. The puppy is on the floor.

2. The puppy is in the trash can.

3. The puppy is beside the
phone. Examples: The part of speech that usually expresses
emotion and is capable of standing alone. Ugh! Wow! Oh! Examples: The part of speech that serves to
connect words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. but as and because
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