Okay so many students face the difficulty of figuring out which word on a reading is the noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, and adjective. To avoid such confusions and to make educated guesses, use the following tips.
There are 8 parts of speech (not 5)!
1. Noun: describes place, person, or thing
2. Pronoun: modifies the noun
3. Verb: describes action or being