17 August, 2018

The Eight Parts of Speech - English Grammar







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Parts of Speech

Parts of Speech:

The English grammar is mainly based on parts of speech. In the English language we have 8 parts of speech. The main parts of speech are noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, verb, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection.

1. Noun:

A noun is a word which names a person, place, animal, action, quality, feeling or anything.

Noun words are Geeta, girl, team, silver, India etc.

E.g.
  • Geeta is a good girl.
  • I love India.

Read More: 10 Types of Nouns with Examples in English Language

2. Pronoun:

The pronoun is an advancement of a noun, which is used instead of a noun.

Pronoun words are I, we, you, she, it, they, me, us, her, him, mine, myself, ourself, yourself, herself, itself, ours, yours, hers, theirs.

E.g.
  • She is my sister
  • They are my friends

Read More: 10 Types of Pronouns with Examples

3. Verb:

The verb is a word, which expresses an action.

Verb words are eating, doing, cooking, fighting, working etc.

E.g.
  • She sings a song
  • Raju is eating.

Read More: 10 Types of Verb Forms with Examples

4. Adverb:

An adverb is a word, which enlarges the meaning of a verb.

Adverb words are now, immediately, already, now, here, somewhere, there, anywhere, bravely, sweetly, slowly, intelligently, very, almost, loud, enough, so fast, twice, late, always, never, then, as fast as, most.

E.g.
  • He walks quickly
  • I can go anywhere in the world.

Read More: 11 Types of Adverbs with Example

5. Adjective:

The adjective is a word which enlarges the meaning of the noun.

Adjective words are innocent, good, some, half, sufficient, much, two, any number, many, few, many, anyone, that, those, which, what.

E.g.
  • She is a beautiful girl.
  • Priya is an innocent girl.

Read More: 13 Types of Adjectives with Examples

6. Prepositions:

The prepositions are placed before a noun or pronoun show relation between noun and pronoun.

Proposition words are on, in, to, of, for, with, by, form, up, down, at, though, till, about, behind, without, above, across, within, besides, between, inside, outside, before, against, into, out of, thought out, without, within, upon.

E.g.
  • The book is on the table.
  • Check instructions before filling an application.

Read More: 10 Types of Prepositions with Examples

7. Interjection:

The Interjection tells some sudden or emotional feelings.

Interjection words are alas! hush, hello, hurray, oh, wow, what.

E.g.
  • alas! He demised.
  • Hurray! We won the match.

Read More: 10 Types of Interjections with Examples

8. Conjunction:

The Conjunction is word which, joins one word to another word or join one sentence to another.

Conjunction words are and, either…or, neither…nor, not only…but also, so…that, as…as, both…and, though…yet.

E.g.
  • Nandu takes tea or coffee
  • Raju and Ramu both are good friends.

Read More: 3 Types of Conjunctions with Examples

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