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Published on December 30, 2008

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Parts of Speech : NAME Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Pronoun Preposition Conjunction Interjection www.dilipbarad.com

Noun

Verb

Adjective

Adverb

Pronoun

Preposition

Conjunction

Interjection

Parts of Speech: Definitions NOUN: A word that names a person, place, thing, or idea . Verb: A word that expresses action, being or condition . Adjective: A word that modifies / adds meaning / describes a noun or a pronoun. Adverb: A word that modifies / adds meaning / describes a verb, an adjective or another verb. www.dilipbarad.com

NOUN: A word that names a person, place, thing, or idea .

Verb: A word that expresses action, being or condition .

Adjective: A word that modifies / adds meaning / describes a noun or a pronoun.

Adverb: A word that modifies / adds meaning / describes a verb, an adjective or another verb.

Definitions cont… Pronoun: A word that substitutes for a noun. Preposition: A word that shows relationship between its objects and some other word in the sentence. Conjunction: A word that joins words, phrases, or clauses. Interjection: A word that shows surprise or sudden feeling . www.dilipbarad.com

Pronoun: A word that substitutes for a noun.

Preposition: A word that shows relationship between its objects and some other word in the sentence.

Conjunction: A word that joins words, phrases, or clauses.

Interjection: A word that shows surprise or sudden feeling .

Parts of Speech: Examples Noun: Sachin, Bhavnagar, Laptop, Beauty, Democracy… Verb: Teach, Listen, Talk, be, have, do, shall, can, will… Verb is the pivot of English grammar and language. www.dilipbarad.com

Noun: Sachin, Bhavnagar, Laptop, Beauty, Democracy…

Verb: Teach, Listen, Talk, be, have, do, shall, can, will…

Verb is the pivot of English grammar and language.

www.dilipbarad.com VERB Main Verb Auxiliary Verb (Helping) Regular Verb Irregular Verb Eg. Run, cut, shut, put,… Eg. Break, Drink, Go, Love, … Helping Verbs Principal Aux.: Eg. Be, Have, Do Modal Aux.: Eg. Shall Will, can… Semi-Modals: Eg. Need, dare, used

Adjective: Eg: The blue/dark/cloudy/clear sky . Intelligent student, hard-working teacher, beautiful girl…. www.dilipbarad.com

Adjective:

Eg: The blue/dark/cloudy/clear sky .

Intelligent student, hard-working teacher, beautiful girl….

Adverb: Eg. Copy this out carefully. He ran fast to win the race. These shoes are too big. He ran very fast yet can’t win the race. www.dilipbarad.com

Adverb:

Eg. Copy this out carefully.

He ran fast to win the race.

These shoes are too big.

He ran very fast yet can’t win the race.

Pronouns: He, She, It, We, they… Preposition: on the table, under the table, into the well… Conjunction: and, but, either, or, neither nor… Interjection: Oh!, Aaah!, Ouch!, Hurray!, Alas! www.dilipbarad.com

Pronouns: He, She, It, We, they…

Preposition: on the table, under the table, into the well…

Conjunction: and, but, either, or, neither nor…

Interjection: Oh!, Aaah!, Ouch!, Hurray!, Alas!

Test your knowledge: Working with your partner, identify parts of speech in the following sentences: 1. India will be defeated in cricket by South Africa. Make two sentences using adjectives and adverbs from the list given below: Black, white, very, too, succeed… www.dilipbarad.com

Working with your partner, identify parts of speech in the following sentences:

1. India will be defeated in cricket by South Africa.

Make two sentences using adjectives and adverbs from the list given below:

Black, white, very, too, succeed…

Use of e-dictioaries… To know name and functions of some difficult words, we can make use of good quality e-dictionaries like Encarta. Give the word/s that troubles you to identify its parts of speech. www.dilipbarad.com

To know name and functions of some difficult words, we can make use of good quality e-dictionaries like Encarta.

Give the word/s that troubles you to identify its parts of speech.

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