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Parts of speech

This prezi displays a brief overview of the eight parts of speech as well as examples of each.
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Tonya Zitvogel

on 29 May 2015

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Transcript of Parts of speech

There are eight parts of speech.
Verb
Action verb
Pronoun
Renames or takes the place of a noun
Preposition
begins a prepositional phrase; shows a relationship between a noun (or pronoun) and other words in the sentence
Noun
Parts of speech
Noun
Verb
Pronoun
Preposition
Adjective
Adverb
Conjunction
Interjection
Idea
Person
Place
Thing
Linking verb
run
jump
smile
is, am, are, was, were (be)

Sensory Verbs:
tastes, smells, feels, sounds, looks
stays, remains, becomes, appears,* grows*
I, he, she, it
Me, my, mine
us, we, our, ours
you, your, yours
ourselves, yourself, myself, himself, herself
this, that, these, those
them, their, theirs, him, her
into, over, in, of, on, off, inside, outside, below, above, beneath, beside, around, within, without, with, for, after, before, against, instead, near, between, at, by, through, behind
examples:
Adjective
modifies/describes a noun or pronoun
fuzzy
large
wild
tiny
bright
funny
fresh
red
daring
beautiful
adventurous
Adverb
Conjunction
Interjection
Questions they answer:
Where?
When?
How?
To what extent?
Not
Modify:
verbs
adjectives
other adverbs
examples:
there, here, upstairs, downstairs, downtown
then, now, currently, always, forever
carefully, well, quickly,
diligently
very, severely, completely
not, never
joins words, phrases,
and clauses
Coordinating
subordinating
and, but, for,
yet, nor, or
used to begin dependent clauses
examples: because, since, although, when, after, as, before, unless, even though, until, if once, while, whenever,
just in case, now that
expresses emotion; not part of the sentence pattern; diagrammed on separate line
examples:
Thank you!
Thanks!
Congratulations!
Run!
Sorry
, this was my fault.
Please
pass the salt.
Prepositional Phrase components=
(preposition + object of the preposition)
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