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Parts of Speech

parts of speech
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Carla Zeigler

on 26 April 2016

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Transcript of Parts of Speech

Parts of speech
Nouns/Subjects
Verbs
Adjectives
Adverbs
The box words
Person
Place
Thing
Idea
Time

Action or Being words
They tell about, describe or modify a noun

They tell 1. how many
2. which one
3. what kind
they tell about, describe or modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.

They tell 1. how
2. when
3. where
4. under what conditions
Prepositions
Parts of a Sentence
Person(s)
One person, many people, friends, relatives, strangers, and all pronouns that refer to any of the above
Pronouns
Me, I, we
You
He, she
They
A sentence can be made up of 8 parts
Places
homes
cities
special areas
Things
Ideas, Time
Action words
Being words
numbers:
one hundred
two five ten
some several
many
few
colors:
red brown
blue magenta
shiny dull
clear cloudy
types:
old kind
new sharp
young smart
ugly peaceful
pretty smooth
Adjectives
Let's pick a noun/subject

The cat

He

Children
Let's add a verb:

The cat ran.

He looked.

Children yelled!
These are complete sentences
Now let's add some adjectives:

The
brown
cat ran.

He looked
handsome.

Many
children yelled.
Adjectives can be placed before or after the noun.
Adverbs often end in 'ly
How:
fast,
very,
When:
soon,
later,
Where:
there
here
Now let's add some adverbs to our sentences
The brown cat ran
quickly
.

He looked
very
handsome.

Many children yelled
then
and
loudly
!
Such as:
Object of the Preposition
Examples
We can add prepositions to our sentences:

The brown cat ran quickly
up
the road.

He looked very handsome
in
that suit.

Many children yelled then and loudly
at
the game.
Conjunctions
Add these to our sentences:
The brown cat
and
dog ran quickly up the road
because
they were being chased.
He looked very handsome,
yet
young, in that suit,
although
it was his father's.
Many children yelled then
and
loudly at the game,
since
it was the first time they were allowed to attend!
Interjections
Usually at the beginning of a sentence, followed by a comma or exclamation point
Our sentences with most parts of speech:
For example
, the brown cat and dog ran quickly up the road because they were being chased.

Wow!
He looked very handsome, yet young, in that suit, although it was his father's.

Yes
, many children yelled then and loudly at the game, since it was the first time they attended one!
(Often the beginning of the Predicate)
The only other parts of speech we add are pronouns
Pronouns
Mom, Joe, the turtle
Her, him, it
Not just I, me and you
or
But also these
Personal
The brown cat and dog ran quickly up the road because
they
were being chased.
He
looked very handsome, yet young, in
that
suit, although
it
was
his
father's.
Many children yelled then and loudly at the game, since
it
was the first time
they
were allowed to attend!
We've already used them in our sentences:
Demonstative Pronouns
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
You write down a noun.
Complex sentences are that easy
Have fun
democracy
Christianity
socialism
patriotism
happiness
love
Take the place of a noun
Articles
a, an, the
join words, phrases or clauses together
more later
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