- The cat slept.
- That is John.
- She loves you.
- They are running.
A noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea.
- The dog slept.
- That is John.
- This is the Alton police station.
- The pay of the job is high.
A pronoun can replace a noun or another pronoun
- She is very good at playing the piano.
An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words.
- I like blue skies and fluffy clouds.
- He is a nice man.
- It was a cold day.
- They are good people.
An adverb can modify a verb, an adjective, another adverb, a phrase, or a clause. An adverb indicates manner, time, place, cause, or degree and answers questions such as “how,” “when,” “where,” “how much”.
- The man walked slowly.
- The dogs barked loudly.
Prepositions are words which link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence
- The cat is under the table.
- He is sitting on the chair.
- The pencil is in the box.
You can use a conjunction to link words, phrases, and clauses, as in the following example:
- I ate the pizza and the pasta.
- Call the movers when you are ready.
An interjection is a word added to a sentence to convey emotion. It is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence.
- Ouch, that hurt!
- Oh no, I forgot that the exam was today.
- Hey! Put that down!
Identify to what part of the speech the following words belong to.
Identify the parts of the speech in the following sentence
- I finished last in the race.
- I ate lobster for lunch.
- I jumped into the water.
- I sang a beautiful song.
- I started fire in the forest.
- She did the homework.
- She always says nice words.
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