Parts of Speech

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Teaching parts of speech


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English Grammar Parts of Speech Presented by: Pir Suhail Ahmed

Eight Parts of Speech : 

Eight Parts of Speech Nouns Pronouns Adverbs Conjunctions Interjections

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A Person An Idea A Thing A Place A word that names Noun

Kinds of Nouns : 

Kinds of Nouns

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Modifies or describes a noun or pronoun. Is that a wool sweater? Just give me five minutes. Did you lose your address book? Answers these questions: Adjective Which? What kind? How many?

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Interrogative Pronouns who whom what which whose Indefinite Pronouns anybody, one, each, either, none, someone Personal Pronouns I, me, mine you, your, yours she, her, hers, it, its we, us, our, ours they, them, their, theirs myself, yourself Demonstrative Pronouns this, that, these, those Pronoun The pronoun is a word used in place of one or more nouns. It may stand for a person, place, thing, or idea.

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A word that expresses action or otherwise helps to make a statement. Every sentence must have a verb. Verb Subject Predicate Verb

Kinds of Verbs : 

Kinds of Verbs Action verbs express mental or physical action. Linking verbs make a statement by connecting the subject with a word that describes or explains it. He rode the horse to victory. He has been sick.

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How? He ran quickly. She left yesterday. When? We went there. Where? It was too hot! To what degree or how much? Adverb Modifies or describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Answers these questions:

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Introduces a noun or pronoun or a phrase or clause functioning in the sentence as a noun. The word or word group that the preposition introduces is its object. Preposition They received a postcard from Bobby telling about his trip to Canada.

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aboard about above across after against along among around at before behind below beneath beside between beyond by down during except for from in into like of off on over past since through throughout to toward under underneath until up upon with within without Common Prepositions

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A word that joins words or groups of words. and however because either/or neither/nor Conjunction but so if although then thus

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An exclamatory word that expresses emotion. Goodness! What a cute baby! Wow! Look at the time! I’ll never finish my work! Interjection

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