Parts of speech

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PARTS OF SPEECH
In the English language there are eight parts of speech. These are:
Adjective
Adverb
Conjunction
Interjection
Noun
Preposition
Pronoun
Verb
These eight categories can be expanded e.g. by Article and Numeral. In the following tables we concentrate on the eight main categories.
|Parts of Speech |Examples|
|Adjective |Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. |
|Adverb |Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. |
|Conjunction|Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. |
|Interjection |Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. |
|Noun |Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. |
|Preposition|Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. |
|Pronoun |Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. |
|Verb |Look! He is sitting on an old chair and is snoring loudly. ||Parts of Speech |Explanation |
|Adjective |describes a noun or a pronouns (how something or someone is) |
|Adverb |describes a verb, an adjective or an adverb (how someone does something)|
|Conjunction |joins words or phrases |
|Interjection |expresses a feeling |
|Noun |names a person or a thing|
|Preposition |expresses a connection between persons or things |
|Pronoun |can substitute a noun |
|Verb |expresses an action or a state|

Exercises

Find out the correct part of speech of the following underlined words. Write the underlined words into the correct column:

1. Steve can play the trumpet.
2. Do you like dogs?
3. They listen to music every day.
4. She is an old lady.
5. The group went climbing in the mountains.
6. This is a fast car.
7. He did well in the test.
8. Myfather drives carefully.
9. Has your father ever been to Australia?
10. The play was fantastic.

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Final del formulario
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