The Eight Parts of Speech in English
Parts of Speech – Noun
A noun names a person, place, things or idea.
dog, cat, horse, student, teacher, apple, Mary and etc…
- They live in Madrid.
- This is my cat.
Parts of Speech – Verb
A verb is a word or group of words that describes an action, experience.
realize, walk, see, look, sing, sit, listen and etc…
- I like apple.
- Come in please.
Parts of Speech – Adverb
An adverb tells how often, how, when, where. It can describe a verb, an adjective or an adverb.
loudly, always, never, late, soon etc…
- My cat eats quickly.
- She spoke softly.
Parts of Speech – Adjective
An adjective describes a noun or pronoun.
red, tall, fat, long, short, blue, beautiful, sour, bitter and etc…
- We like big cake.
- I have three pencils.
Parts of Speech – Preposition
A preposition is used before a noun, pronoun, or gerund to show place, time, direction in a sentence.
at, in, on, about, to, for, from, out, of, after and etc…
- She was hiding under the table.
- There is some milk in the fridge.
Parts of Speech – Conjunction
Conjuntions join words or groups of words in a sentence.
and, because, therefore, moreover, since, or, so, until, but and etc…
- I am very hungry, but the fridge is empty.
- I was watching tv when she came in.
Parts of Speech – Pronoun
Pronouns replace the name of a person, place, thing or idea in a sentence.
he, she, it, we, they, him, her, this, that and etc…
- He is very clever.
- 12th September is the date that I was born.
Parts of Speech – Interjection
Interjections express strong emotion and is often followed by an exclamation point.
Bravo! Well! Aha! Hooray! Yeah! Oops! Phew! and etc…
- Wow! What a beautiful car!
- Oh no, I can’t believe that it is snowing here again!