The Different Parts of Speech
· They are names of people, places, things, ideas, and events.
e.g. mother, Japan, school, Christmas, Philippines
· These are "noun substitutes" or words that refer to nouns.
e.g. me, that, either, themselves, you
· These show "action" or "being" or they are the action words.
e.g. eat, sing, chat, talk, study
· They describe nouns or pronouns.
e.g. pulchritudinous, enchanting, tantalizing, alluring, charming
· They describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.
e.g. dauntlessly, tactfully, enormously, apparently, dangerously
· They express relationship of nouns or pronouns with other words in a sentence.
e.g. throughout, into, near, off, under
· They connect two or more words, phrases, clauses, or sentences.
e.g. for, not only...but also, since, so, as if
· These express emotions such as happiness, fear, anger, pain, surprise, sorrow, exhaustion, indecision, and hesitation.
e.g. aha, eww, boo, shoot, congrats
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