The Eight Parts of Speech

This set tells you: 1) The name of the part of speech. 2) The definition of the part of speech. 3) An example for the part of speech. then it challenges you to: Identify each of those parts of speech in sentences.
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Noun
It names a person, place, thing or idea.

Examples: boy, library, ball, justice.
Verb
It expresses an action or names a state of being.
Examples: slide, write, fly .... be, is, are, was, were...
Pronoun
It takes the place of noun(s) to make our language briefer and less repetitive.
Examples: we, he, she, it, you, they, us ...
Adverb
It modifies (provides more information about) verbs, adjectives and other adverbs. They answer the questions How? When? Where? How Often?
Examples:
Children learn languages easily. - How
He speaks French very well. - How
They saw the recently discovered comet. - When
They went upstairs. - Where?
Adjective
It describes nouns and pronouns.
Example:
Blue house, twelve apples, racing car.
Preposition
It shows relationships such as direction, time, location or ownership.
Examples:
about, above, around, in, near, over, to, up, unlike, within, in addition to
Conjunction
It connects words, phrases and clauses and shows the relationship between the connected elements.
Examples: by, under, over, into
Interjection
It is a word or brief phrase that expresses surprise or emotion. They can be strong or weak.
Example:
Ouch! Wow! Really!
Common noun
General name of a person place or thing (nurse, hospital - not capitalized)
Proper noun
Names a particular person, place, thing, or idea and is capitalized (Nurse Pam, Rapid City Regional Hospital).