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Eight Parts of Speech

Can you identify all eight parts of speech?
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Lauren Attaway

on 5 January 2016

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Transcript of Eight Parts of Speech

Parts of speech
Nouns
Verbs
Pronouns
Adjectives
Adverbs
Conjunctions
Prepositions
Interjections
Person, Place, Thing, Idea
take the place of a noun
modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs
usually ends in -ly
These are adverbs, too:
not, never, ever, really, rather,
often, very
Connect words, phrases, or clauses
Expressions of Emotion
Examples:
Hey! Darn! Oops...
Hurray! Oh no...
tells the time, space, or logical relationship between a noun and other parts in the sentence
shows action or state of being
modifies a noun
People:
rapper
controller
Matt
Mr. President
1. show ACTION
Action Verbs
dance
kick
hug
tackle
skate
Common Linking Verbs
am, is, are
was, were
seems, feels,become
has been, are being
might have been
Examples
I, me
he, him
she, her
we, them
you
it
this
that
these
those
anyone, anything
someone, something
everyone, everything
no one, nothing
Colors
Purple
Green
Red
White
Blue
Shapes
round
flat
squiggly
Descriptions
dull
rough
bitter
FANBOYS:
For
And
Nor
But
Or
Yet
So
surely
quickly
dangerously
kindly
Places:
school
lawn
Washington
Liberia
Things:
sunshine
shoulder
eye
tears
Ideas:
love
thoughts
clarity
emptiness
These are called LINKING because they connect the noun of the sentence with the rest of the sentence.
Example:
Mike is nice.
I feel funny.
She seems like a patient woman.
Auxiliary or Helping Verbs
can, could
may, might, must
will, would
shall, should
had, have
These are helping verbs because they are used WITH other verbs to complete the action.
Examples:
I could have cleaned the kitchen.
John should take out the garbage.
If it doesn't modify a NOUN,
it is not an adjective!!
Used in sentences:
The fox QUICKLY ran out of the chicken coop.
The nuclear reaction was BLINDINGLY fast.
The weather report is almost always wrong.
Tell us WHEN, WHERE, HOW
Coordinating Conjunctions
Always combined with noun(s) to form a prepositional phrase.
There
are HUNDREDS of prepositions.
Examples:
up
down
near
far
by
at
around
close to
always
Prepositions must always be followed by a noun or pronoun.
This noun or pronoun is called the OBJECT of the preposition.
Example:
The beaker of nitrogen was near the edge of the table.

What is the PREPOSITION?
What is the OBJECT of the PREPOSITION?
A verb cannot be an object of a preposition.
But the following would be incorrect:
The beaker of nitrogen was near tipped.
In your notes, add three prepositional phrases to the following sentence: I fell.
While watching the next video, try to write down all the prepositional phrases.
The End.
after, although, as
because, before
how, if, once, since
than, that, though
until, when, where
whether, and while
SUB-ordinating Conjunctions
both...and
either...or
neither...nor
not only...but also
so...as
whether...or
Correlative Conjunctions
2. HELP other verbs
3. LINK to additional information about the subject
While watching the following video, see if you can answer the folloqing question: What is INHERENTLY wrong with the content of this video?
Helping Verbs MUST be connected to other verbs.
Examples:
*Hester WILL study for the exam.
*Brunhilda COULD make time to help her father fix the flat tire.
Find the HELPING VERB(s):
Because I am a good son, I will help my mother bake cookies for the holiday. In fact, I could make the frosting by myself. After that, I should clean up my mess so that she will not stress over the dirty kitchen.
Because I am a good son, I will help my mother bake cookies for the holiday. In fact, I could make the frosting by myself. After that, I should clean up my mess so that she will not stress over the dirty kitchen.
Linking verbs can often be replaced by an EQUALS sign.

Mike = nice
I = funny
She = a patient woman
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