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Parts of Speech
Transcript of Parts of Speech
The box words
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
4. under what conditions
Parts of a Sentence
One person, many people, friends, relatives, strangers, and all pronouns that refer to any of the above
Me, I, we
A sentence can be made up of 8 parts
two five ten
Let's pick a noun/subject
Let's add a verb:
The cat ran.
These are complete sentences
Now let's add some adjectives:
Adjectives can be placed before or after the noun.
Adverbs often end in 'ly
Now let's add some adverbs to our sentences
The brown cat ran
Many children yelled
Object of the Preposition
We can add prepositions to our sentences:
The brown cat ran quickly
He looked very handsome
Many children yelled then and loudly
Add these to our sentences:
The brown cat
dog ran quickly up the road
they were being chased.
He looked very handsome,
young, in that suit,
it was his father's.
Many children yelled then
loudly at the game,
it was the first time they were allowed to attend!
Usually at the beginning of a sentence, followed by a comma or exclamation point
Our sentences with most parts of speech:
, 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 attended one!
(Often the beginning of the Predicate)
The only other parts of speech we add are pronouns
Mom, Joe, the turtle
Her, him, it
Not just I, me and you
But also these
The brown cat and dog ran quickly up the road because
were being chased.
looked very handsome, yet young, in
Many children yelled then and loudly at the game, since
was the first time
were allowed to attend!
We've already used them in our sentences:
You write down a noun.
Complex sentences are that easy
Take the place of a noun
a, an, the
join words, phrases or clauses together